Blog Posts tagged with ‘Proverbs’

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Proverbs 11. How should we live?

by slpcenglish

11–17 March 2018. Proverbs 11 (click to read). One of the big questions we have to face in life is: How should we live? What is the principle that should guide our lives and guide our behaviour? As parents we want to make sure that our children are following the right path; but these questions […]

Proverbs 4. Are we really listening?

by slpcenglish

4–10 March 2018. Proverbs 4 (click to read). It’s so frustrating when people don’t listen to us. Husbands complain that their wives don’t listen, wives complain their husbands don’t listen; parents complain their children don’t listen, and children complain that no one listens to them at all! How many times have we shouted out in […]

1 Samuel 26. Leaving the way of revenge

by slpcenglish

26 June – 2 July 2016. 1 Samuel 26 (click to read). When people do horrible things to us, straightaway we start to think how we can get back at them. How can we make them suffer for hurting us so badly? Sometimes people even think that taking revenge is what God wants them to […]

Proverbs 28. What makes a good ruler?

by slpcenglish

26 July – 1 August 2015. Proverbs 28 (click to read). In Taiwan, the election season is approaching again. The KMT and DPP are starting to put forward their candidates for president, and the newspapers seem full of stories every day about who has more popular support, who is most likely to be elected, and […]

Proverbs 22: Global Wisdom

by slpcenglish

19–25 July 2015. Proverbs 22 (click to read). In past centuries, people in the West had some very strange ideas about mission. Some churches thought that God lived in Europe and America, and that we Christians needed to pack God into our backpacks and carry him into the rest of the world. Today we know […]

Proverbs 15. Wonders of the World

by slpcenglish

12–18 July 2015. Proverbs 15 (click to read). Today we still talk about the seven wonders of the ancient world. Like the pyramids of Egypt, these ancient wonders were impressive structures and buildings that people even in ancient times thought were amazing. They are things we still find impressive today. We read about these places […]

Proverbs 7–8. Allow Wisdom to Lead

by slpcenglish

5–11 July 2015. Proverbs 7–8 (click to read). There are so many voices in today’s culture that encourage people simply to follow their heart. So many songs and movies tell us that the heart never lies, so we can depend on our hearts, depend on our feelings to guide us. While sometimes that can be […]

Proverbs 1:20–33. The Value of Education

by slpcenglish

28 June – 4 July 2015. Proverbs 1:20–33 (click to read). When young Jewish boys turned 13, it was time for them to begin their religious studies, and Proverbs was one of their first text books. Written for children, it offered simple ideas to guide them through childhood, and presented the world in a simple […]