A daily dose of spiritual exercise for men in various stages of their Christian walk

– Pray – Read Proverbs 22:11-16 “Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it far from him.” Proverbs 22:15 – Observe This is one verse that my culture violently rejects as false. Any parent who dares to discipline their child in this way gets attacked […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 22:1-10 “Humility and fear of the LORD bring wealth and honor and life.” Proverbs 22:4 – Observe What good is wealth without honor? What good is honor without life? These three rewards are listed in order of increasing value. There are two keys to getting these rewards: humility and fear […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 21:21-31 “He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.” Proverbs 21:21 – Observe So, it is not a good idea to make life, prosperity or honor your goal. Instead make righteousness and love your goal. Then you will get life, prosperity and honor. – Do Thank God […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 21:11-20 “If a man shuts his ears to the cry of the poor, he too will cry out and not be answered.” Proverbs 21:13 – Observe I have said ‘no’ to several people in downtown Seattle, because I do not carry cash with which to help. On the other hand, […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 21:1-10 “The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.” Proverbs 21:5 – Observe The word ‘diligent’ has elements of persistence and paying attention to detail. So, the plans of the diligent are detailed and the person following the plan is persistent and careful. […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 20:21-30 “Do not say, ‘I’ll pay you back for this wrong!’ Wait for the LORD, and he will deliver you.” Proverbs 20:22 – Observe Revenge wrong. Period. – Do Ask God for patience when others wrong you. – Share

– Pray – Read Proverbs 20:11-20 “Ears that hear and eyes that see — the LORD made them both.” Proverbs 20:12 – Observe During my daily commute to work, at one of my bus transfers, I have been regularly seeing a man with a badge that declares him to be deaf and blind. I can […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 20:1-10 “Wine is a mocker and beer a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise.” Proverbs 20:1 – Observe This proverb is NOT well known in my community – Do Memorize this proverb. Ask God for an appropriate time to speak it out loud. – Share

– Pray – Read Proverbs 19:21-29 “Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.” Proverbs 19:21 – Observe So, if I want my plans to succeed, I must make sure they are in line with God’s purpose. – Do Ask God what HE wants to do. And, […]

– Pray – Read Proverbs 19:11-20 “Houses and wealth are inherited from parents, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.” Proverbs 19:14 – Observe I have been involved in many discussion on how to find a good wife or husband. Many of them made no mention of YHWH. I don’t think any of them […]

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