Many associate the book of Proverbs with wisdom and understanding. Not surprisingly, then, the teachings from the Scripture also paint a starkly contrasting portrait of the fool and his or her foolish ways. Whether foolishness reveals itself through naivete, boasting, or even deliberate trouble-making, the resulting damage and destruction of stubborn and unteachable ways can be devastating. Thankfully, as we center our hearts on Jesus-driven love, we can begin to understand and apply the ways of wisdom through the Spirit’s guidance and God’s grace.
The Walk to Emmaus
Faith and Doubt
In chapters one and two of Habakkuk, the prophet laments over the violence and evil surrounding him–admitting that he doesn’t ...
Lessons from the Past
In verses 11–13 of his epistle, Jude used three Old Testament examples and six stark word pictures to warn his ...