No Pearls to Pigs

GUWG-Pearls-3We continue our journey through every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Here’s today’s rather intriguing command:

Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. (Matthew 7:6)

Wisdom Week: Closing Prayer

We close Wisdom Week here on GUWG with a little prayer that covers each of our major themes from the week. Pray through it with all your heart, soul and mind.

DEAR GOD,

Help us …

seek Your wisdom
and flee the world’s foolishness

Wisdom Week: Lazzziness

It’s WISDOM WEEK here on GUWG, where all week long we’re probing the practical principles of Proverbs.

Frankly, I didn’t feel like writing anything today, which is ironic because today’s topic is:

LAZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZINESS

If you’re feeling the least bit sluggish, slothful or snoozzzy, these Proverbs are for you:

Wisdom Week: Foolishness

It’s WISDOM WEEK here on GUWG, where all week long we’re probing the practical principles of Proverbs.

Today’s topic? Wisdom’s polar opposite: Foolishness.

Proverbs has a lot to say about this subject. The word “fool” appears a whopping 73 times.

Here are just a few:

Wisdom Week

It’s WISDOM WEEK here on GUWG, where all week long we’ll be probing the practical principles of Proverbs.

Here’s our first selection:

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. (Proverbs 9:10)

Want to get smart? Here’s where to start:

Get Smart

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. (Proverbs 9:10)

Want to get smart? Here’s where to start:

FEAR GOD

Put another way, if you don’t fear God, you’re dumb. It’s that simple.

Wednesday Wisdom

Ponder this perfectly practical principle from Proverbs.

Meditate on it. Marinate in it. Memorize it.

For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. (Proverbs 2:6)