Today’s lesson is about King Solomon’s Money Management Tips — in this article we’ll explore some of the wise ruler’s thoughts on wealth, including the importance of financial education and having a plan for managing your hard earned money. Life Lesson #22: Don’t be a fool with your hard-earned money Editor’s Note: This is Part … Read more King Solomon’s Money Management Tips – Part 1
Proverbs – The Wisdom of Solomon Proverbs is one of my favorite books in The Bible – it’s filled with the Wisdom of Solomon and I’ve written numerous articles about all the great wisdom tidbits from this book that you can use to live a Legacy Life. Today I thought we’d try something new – … Read more 12 Proverbs That Will Make Your Life Better – The Wisdom of Solomon
The first step towards gaining wisdom is to recognize the value of advice. Our life lesson today comes to us from King Solomon who said “Listen to advice and accept instruction and in the end you will be wise” (Proverbs 19:20). What This Means to YOU… If you’re like me, you have people trying to … Read more Advice: How to Accept and Give Good Advice
Solomon’s 10th Commandment Thou shalt use thy wisdom to acquire thy wealth, and thy wealth to acquire more wisdom. (Editor’s note: This article is part of a series of life lessons that feature the wisdom of King Solomon — visit this page to see more) The King is back and today’s lesson is one of … Read more Get Wisdom! Get Wealth! (The Solomon Series)
Here’s a bit of humor from Proverbs… “There are three things that are stately in their stride, four that move with stately bearing: a lion, mighty among beasts, who retreats before nothing; a strutting rooster, a he-goat, and a king with his army around him.” (Prov 30:29-31) Did you know? Although this saying is … Read more What do a Rooster, Lion, Goat, and King have in common?
Today’s lesson is another piece of wisdom from Solomon, who said in Proverbs 4: 23-27… Above all else, GUARD YOUR HEART for it is the wellspring of your life. Put away perversity from your mouth, keep corrupt talk from your lips. Let your eyes look straight ahead, FIX YOUR GAZE directly before you. Make LEVEL … Read more FOCUS on the right path in life and GOOD things will follow
Jesus said, “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. … Read more The Wise and Foolish Builders
We’ve talked with each other about this subject in the past, but I was re-reading a passage today in Ecclesiastes that was so powerful I had to share it with you. Understand this – we are all going to die. Yes, it’s a shame, but it’s also the truth. And the sooner we accept the … Read more There is no guarantee of Tomorrow. Don’t Wait to Enjoy Your Life
Lately I’ve been finding new ways to think about what Jesus meant when he spoke to his disciples in Matthew 6:11 and “Give us this day our daily bread…” Since the wisdom gained from this pondering has added some enjoyment to my life, I thought I’d share it with you and see if it can help … Read more What is your Daily Bread?
Wouldn’t it be great if whatever we desired to achieve we could do perfectly? It’s a nice thought, but unfortunately it’s rarely our reality. Yet, all too often we hold ourselves to unrealistic expectations. Tell me if this sounds like you — how many times have you said, “if I can’t do it perfectly, then … Read more Is PERFECTION Your ENEMY?
Welcome back, friends. We’ve been talking a lot lately about the importance of focusing our efforts on enjoying the present. We’ve talked about Turning the Simple into the Extraordinary, that NOW is the time to ENJOY LIFE, and that wise old Solomon commanded us to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry. As much as we might … Read more Time and Chance Happen to The Best of Them – that includes YOU too
We’ve been talking about the importance of enjoying life in some recent posts and specifically about how critical it is for us to make a concerted effort to BE PRESENT IN THIS MOMENT in order to get the most out of our lives. King Solomon echoed this wisdom quite a bit in the Book of … Read more Solomon Commands You to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry
Nobody likes to get in trouble and be disciplined for it, but if things are not going your way right now it’s possible that you’re experiencing the consequences of some poor choices you’ve made in the past. The discipline you’re experiencing could be coming from a parent, a friend, a teacher, or even the Lord … Read more Being Disciplined Now Can Lead to Good Things Later — IF You Learn from it
The Book of Proverbs in The Bible is regarded by many to be one of the greatest wellsprings of practical knowledge ever collected by humanity. Many people (myself included) have used Proverbs to make their lives better by using the wisdom within the books. But do you know WHY Solomon wrote Proverbs in the first … Read more The Purpose of Proverbs – To Help YOU Make the World a Better Place
Wisdom – everybody wants it, because it can give you an advantage in life, yet few know where to find it. That’s a problem for most – but it doesn’t have to be a problem for you any longer. Why? Because the answer is simple – Wisdom is everywhere…if you only LISTEN. It may sound … Read more Where do you find Wisdom?