Posts Tagged ‘money’

November 21st, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 10: 2 (NLT)  2 Tainted wealth has no lasting value,       but right living can save your life.   Stop Here and Reflect Before Reading Ahead I know something about tainted things, especially concerning the game of golf.  Sidebar: Have you noticed that almost all of my golf stories have to [...]

November 10th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 8: 18-21 (NLT)  18 I have riches and honor,       as well as enduring wealth and justice.  19 My gifts are better than gold, even the purest gold,       my wages better than sterling silver!  20 I walk in righteousness,       in paths of justice.  21 Those who love me inherit wealth.       I will fill their [...]

November 5th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 8: 8-11 (NLT)  8 My advice is wholesome.       There is nothing devious or crooked in it.  9 My words are plain to anyone with understanding,       clear to those with knowledge.  10 Choose my instruction rather than silver,       and knowledge rather than pure gold.  11 For wisdom is far more valuable than rubies.       Nothing [...]

October 14th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 6: 6-11 (NLT)  6 Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones.       Learn from their ways and become wise!  7 Though they have no prince       or governor or ruler to make them work,  8 they labor hard all summer,       gathering food for the winter.  9 But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? [...]

October 13th, 2008 Focus Text: Proverbs 6: 1-5 (NLT) 1 My child, if you have put up security for a friend’s debt       or agreed to guarantee the debt of a stranger—  2 if you have trapped yourself by your agreement       and are caught by what you said—  3 follow my advice and save yourself,       for you have placed yourself [...]