Category Archives: Weekly Series

Water Into Wine – Proverbs 21

Having recently spent a week in the desert of Arizona, it is no wonder this verse jumped off the page to me as I read this chapter. I can not imagine why anyone would choose to live in a desert, … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 20

We just spent a week in AZ where there is a light ordinance.  Basically what this means is the street lights must point completely downward, and they cannot be detected from over 200 ft. away.  It is great for stargazing, … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 19

Listening is of great value, but we must be careful of what we allow ourselves to listen. Just because it can be heard doesn’t necessarily mean we should listen to it. Discernment is knowing what is profitable for our listening … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 18

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower;  the righteous man runs into it and is safe.” – Proverbs 18:10 On Monday we received a text message from our daughter who lives in Atlanta.  The storms (remnants of Lee) … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 16

The wise of heart is called discerning, and sweetness of speech increases persuasiveness. Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body. Proverbs 16:21,24 Last week we began talking about anger and it’s effect … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 15

“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” – Proverbs 15:1 If there has ever been one verse to perfectly capture my husband’s heart for life, marriage and parenting – it would be this verse.  He … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 14

“Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean, but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox.” Proverbs 14:4 This verse makes us smile every time we read it.  God is saying if you want to bear much … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 13

“Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.”                                              Proverbs 13:20 For as long as I can remember, it has been Tom’s goal in our marriage to pursue relationships with whom we respect … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 12

“There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” Proverbs 12:18 Definition of Rash – Uttered or undertaken with too much haste or too little reflection. Think about your marriage and … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 11

“One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want. Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” – Proverbs 11:24-25 What a wonderful picture of … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 10

As we continue our chapter-by-chapter series on Proverbs we’ve come to a defining point in this book.  The first 9 chapters are mainly devoted to the comparison of wisdom and folly.  We have learned many ways to apply several scriptures … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 9

Proverbs 9.  If you haven’t had a chance to read it – we offer this recording as it is read aloud: This week our city, Orlando, was most likely highlighted in every newscast in every major city around the nation … Continue reading

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The Summer of Wise Living

Wisdom.  What exactly is it?  We may not be able to define it quickly but we certainly know when someone is lacking it. a teenager who foolishly follows the crowd into trouble. a husband who speaks harshly to his wife … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 8

If you  haven’t had a chance to read this week’s chapter – we’ve provided the following video for your convenience.  It’s good to hear the Word of God read because the Bible promises that “faith comes by hearing the Word … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 7

7:1 My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; 2 keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; 3 bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Say … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 6

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest. How long will you lie there, O sluggard?  When will you arise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 5

15 Drink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well. 16 Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the streets? 17 Let them be for yourself alone, and not for strangers with you. 18 Let your fountain … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 4

A “precept” according to Noah Webster is authoritative instruction pertaining to moral conduct, and no where in Scripture is morality more prevalent than the Proverbs. Solomon had great wisdom and he used his wisdom to instruct us  how to live. … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 3

Proverbs 3 All wisdom comes from God.  It is impossible for us to measure the amount of wisdom we have attained.  There is no meter we can hook ourselves up to which indicates the level of wisdom within our own … Continue reading

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Water Into Wine – Proverbs 2

“For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding; he stores up sound wisdom for the upright; he is a shield to those who walk in integrity, guarding the paths of justice and watching over the way … Continue reading

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