Proverbs 30…control

Proverbs 30:33, “As the beating of cream yields butter and striking the nose causes bleeding, so stirring up anger causes quarrels.” (NLT) Life is so much easier to live when we focus on what we can control and I’ve pretty much narrowed the “controllables” to our faith walk, our attitude and effort.  Most of the…

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Congratulations Lady Buccs!!!

My hometown Covington Lady Buccs Softball team won the regional final game over Felicity Franklin yesterday ( 8-4), to gain their second birth in the State Softball Finals in nine years. It is always great to see hard work, perseverance and teamwork pay off.  http://www.gobuccs.com/  Good Luck in Akron Lady Buccs, we are all very proud of…

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Proverbs 26–vomit-sawdust-insanity

Proverbs 26:11, “As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his foolishness.” (NLT) I’m sure you’ve heard the definition of insanity; “doing things the same way and expecting different results.”  I can remember many years ago when I first started trying to stop drinking and drugging.  I thought if I would exercise,…

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Proverbs 25…if you need to exalt–exalt Him

Proverbs 25:6, “Do not exalt yourself in the king’s presence, and do not claim a place among great men…” (NIV) Jesus explains this Proverb further in Matthew 14:11, “For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” At the end of the day there is one Being we…

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Proverbs 24…why try to do good?

Solomon talks about why we should try to do good in Proverbs 24:12 (NIV) “…will he not repay each person according to what he has done?” Paul talks about it in Romans 2:6 (NIV), “God will give to each person according to what he has done.” James says pretty much the same in James 1:12 (NLT), “God…

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Proverbs 23…”The Recovery Proverb”

Proverbs 23:29-35 (NLT) 29-Who has anguish?  Who has sorrow?        Who is always fighting?  who is always complaining?        Who has unnecesarry bruises?  Who has bloodshot eyes? 30-It is the one who spends long hours in the taverns, trying out new drinks. 31-Don’t gaze at the wine, seeing how red it is, how it sparkles…

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