Loving the Right Woman Well

There are three important questions that the book of Proverbs addresses on our theme: Whom are you to love? How are you to love her? Why are you to love her? I.       Whom are you to love? The Temptation of Loving Strange Women. The writer of the Proverbs emphatically call for  men to avoid promiscuity. … Continue reading Loving the Right Woman Well

Grace to Fulfill Our Parental Calling #3

Parents worthy of honor engage in the ancient practice of blessing their children.  Like Jacob (Israel) of old, fathers have a power to pronounce a blessing upon their children that will impact many generations to come (cf. Gen. 48:15; 49:25-26). Generally, this type of blessing takes the form of a prayer to God. For example, … Continue reading Grace to Fulfill Our Parental Calling #3

A Wise Woman: A rare find, the fixed center, and focused commitments,

Most ancient and modern cultures demean and treat women as inferior to men…objects to be used, not people to genuinely love and cherish. Not so with Jesus and not so with the wisdom writer of Proverbs. Jesus treated women with courtesy and honor and allowed women into his most intimate group of followers. In fact, … Continue reading A Wise Woman: A rare find, the fixed center, and focused commitments,

Living Wisely by Loving the Right Woman Well

The book of Proverbs has a lot to say about “Loving the Right Woman Well.” Honestly, why should we listen to a man like Solomon who, in spite of his incredible wisdom, couldn’t seem to bring order to his own love life? Here's the best answer I can offer: All truth is God’s truth and … Continue reading Living Wisely by Loving the Right Woman Well