Month: January 2017

The Verbs #23 (Do What I Do)

Dear child, I want your full attention; please do what I show you. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 23:26). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. For much of my life, I caught more than I was taught! I mopped up what…

The Verbs #22 (Protect Your Name)

A sterling reputation is better than striking it rich; a gracious spirit is better than money in the bank. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 22:1). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress.   The King James Version renders that verse… A good name is rather to be…

The Verbs #21 (Be Honest)

The Verbs #21 (Be Honest) A lying witness is unconvincing; a person who speaks truth is respected.” Proverbs 21:28 MSG http://bible.us/97/pro.21.28.msg To protect the guilty, a few identities in this devotional have been changed. Maybe you have encountered a person, or maybe more than…

The Verbs #20 (Loyalty)

The Verbs #20 (Loyalty) “Lots of people claim to be loyal and loving, but where on earth can you find one?” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭20:6‬ ‭MSG‬‬ http://bible.us/97/pro.20.6.msg   We live in a world that has developed a throw away mentality. If something becomes a little aged…

The Verbs #19 (Let it Go)

11 Smart people know how to hold their tongue; their grandeur is to forgive and forget. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 19:11). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. In 2013 Disney released an animated film titled “Frozen”. In the film,…