Teaching Proverbs

It’s probably a book of the Bible rarely preached on as a sequential expository series. People tend to focus on individual proverbs in isolation. However, when I spent time with a local church working through Proverbs as a teaching series, we found it deeply helpful and encouraging. So, if you are looking for a future… Continue reading Teaching Proverbs

Notes on teaching through Proverbs

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I’ve been posting some talks and articles on Proverbs recently. A few years back we did a teaching series through the book and it was highly enjoyable. Many Christians find it helpful to learn individual proverbs. However, we tend to shy away from running expository series through the book because the literary style is very… Continue reading Notes on teaching through Proverbs

Wisdom’s offer (Proverbs 9)

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Do you like getting invited out for dinner?  It’s great isn’t it to know that you won’t have to cook for yourself – and no worrying about clearing up and washing up afterwards. Even better still is the invite to a party with lots to eat and plenty of good company.  Here wisdom sends out… Continue reading Wisdom’s offer (Proverbs 9)

Seduced (Proverbs 7)

“You want business?” It was a persistent question walking back to my flat after work. I’d managed to rent a place in  one of the less desirably parts of town and along the road I had to walk along was where the local prostitutes operated. I have to say they hadn’t made much of an… Continue reading Seduced (Proverbs 7)

Troublemaker (Proverbs 6)

 “I am a high ranking government official in [select country of choice] I have access to $5 million of funds that don’t really belong to anyone and our government does not deserve.  I want to get the money out of the county.  I just need a secure bank account to transfer the money into.  If… Continue reading Troublemaker (Proverbs 6)