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Wisdom Wednesday: The Master of Destruction and Deep Work

Proverbs 18:9 Even he who is slack in his employment is a brother of a master of destruction. (Author’s Translation)

I can’t tell if I translated the passage above based solely on a desire to be literal or because “master of destruction” simply sounds better than the less literal, “him who destroys (ESV).”

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The Wisdom of Ordinary Time


The readings in today’s Mass point to the wisdom of ordinary time. “Whoever is not against us is for us,” Jesus says to his disciples who complain there are others “who do not follow us” driving out demons. 142 more words

Religion

1 Kings 11:1-4, Ecc. 1:16-17

Now King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women, 2 from the nations concerning which the Lord had said to the sons of Israel, “You shall not associate with them, nor shall they associate with you, for they will surely turn your heart away after their gods.” Solomon held fast to these in love.

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Histories

Ecc. 11:1-6, Luke 19:12-27

Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.

Meaning ship your grain upon the open sea, where there can be storms, pirates, shipwrecks, etc.

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Gospels

Redemptive-Historical Survey: 10 | Wisdom and Songs (LDBC Recap 4/3/16 Pt. 2)

Explanation

On Sunday, January 24th, 2016, I began a Core Seminar on Redemptive History & Biblical Theology at my church, Lake Drive Baptist Church. During the course of this series I’ll be sending out emails recapping lessons and directing recipients to resources for further study. 685 more words

Biblical Theology

Kiln blog: Psalm 95

This is another very popular psalm, the basis for several contemporary songs and quotations in the New Testament. It’s also the first of a half-dozen poems celebrating divine sovereignty.

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Bible

Published: Proverbs Bible Study

Published! The be exact, the official title is Ancient Truth: Proverbs.

You can find the webpage page version here and the ebook at Smashwords here.

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