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Hurray!

My new book happy are those is now LIVE for Kindle (or any e-reader)! It’s short (you can read it in an hour or so), it’s small (the paperback—which will be out by the end of the month—lays flat in your hand), and it’s filled with wisdom that’s been around long before you or I, and will be around long after we’re gone. 92 more words

Wisdom

Kiln blog: Proverbs 28

What you believe you see and experience is just shadow; ultimate reality is the moral truth behind it all. This chapter is full of short epigrams all getting at the same basic idea.

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Scripture

Proverbs 1:1-7 - The Beginning of Knowledge

The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel:

2 To know wisdom and instruction,
to understand words of insight,
3 to receive instruction in wise dealing, 181 more words

Wisdom

10:1

 A wise son makes a glad father,
but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.

Proverbs 10:1

I don’t think there is any small coincidence that this specific proverb is positioned where it is.

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Ancient

Earth Scientists, Bishops and Fracking ... a heady mix at Durham

David Wilkinson has a succinct way to say it: ‘Learn to see Science not as a secular threat, but as God’s Gift’. From that notion follows everything we are excited about. 700 more words

Theology

Proverbs 27

Only a fool takes himself too seriously. Your personal sense of identity and integrity should not rest on total control of outcomes. Self-cynicism is not the same as self-doubt; you can still forge ahead in your calling while keeping a firm grip on penitence. 1,743 more words

Bible

Wednesday's Word ~ Ecclesiastes 3

Ecclesiastes 3

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:

2 a time to be born, and a time to die; 692 more words

Bible