People Want to Know: What Would Jesus Post?

I’m grateful and excited to report that there’s been a surge of interest in my book, What Would Jesus Post?, over the past few weeks.  Some examples: On Saturday, February 8, from 12-2 pm I’ll be doing my first book signing at Horizon Bookstore in Traverse City, MI. Christian Digital Publishers, Inc., Insight Ministries and Review[…]

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Jesus, Our Wisdom

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, I shared a message entitled “Jesus, Our Wisdom.” I discussed: Biblical wisdom as the guiding principle of a Christian’s life; what and who wisdom is; snapshots of Jesus’ life that display his wisdom, and how we can all gain wisdom. Below is a video of the message, as well as[…]

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Wisdom Wants to Be Known

The personified Wisdom is anything but passive. She is passionate towards those who love her: Wisdom shouts in the streets. She cries out in the public square. She calls to the crowds along the main street, to those gathered in front of the city gate: “How long, you simpletons, will you insist on being simpleminded? How[…]

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The Beginning of Wisdom: Fear?

Proverbs uses one word repeatedly to describe the proper posture that a wise human being should take towards God: “fear.” Fear of the Lord is the foundation of wisdom. Knowledge of the Holy One results in good judgment. –Proverbs 9:10 (NLT) As Charles Bridges observed, this is one of the classic “Christian paradoxes.  How is[…]

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Wisdom Personified: the Lady Wisdom

Proverbs often personifies wisdom as a great lady—a person with whom we can have a relationship: Follow my advice, my son; always treasure my commands. Obey my commands and live! Guard my instructions as you guard your own eyes. Tie them on your fingers as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart. Love wisdom[…]

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