Category: The Verbs

The Verbs #15 (Good Counsel)

22           Refuse good advice and watch your plans fail; take good counsel and watch them succeed. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 15:22). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. This verse has been one of my life verses. There is much in this…

The Verbs #14 (The Golden Rule)

The Golden Rule The golden rule is defined as a rule or law of reciprocity that relates a principal of treating others as one would wish to be treated themselves. Jesus said it this way in Matthew 7:12 “Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide…

The Verbs #13 (Walk with the Wise)

20  Become wise by walking with the wise; hang out with fools and watch your life fall to pieces.  Peterson, E. H. (2005). The Message: the Bible in contemporary language (Pr 13:20). Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress. Remember this old saying, you are known by the company you keep….

The Verbs #12 (Don’t Be an Eddie)

“Don’t Be an Eddie”             One of my favorite movies, especially at Christmas time, is “Christmas Vacation”. We laugh about that movie, but there are some really serious points in the movie. Maybe you remember this scene, and even if…

The Verbs #11 (Build Up Your City)

10 When it goes well for good people, the whole town cheers; when it goes badly for bad people, the town celebrates. 11 When right-living people bless the city, it flourishes; evil talk turns it into a ghost town in no time. Peterson, E. H. (2005). The…