Many would shake their head at this proverb. The natural human impulse is usually to stay away from one’s enemy. But the Lord, loving and compassionate, has a different view on the matter.Read More
Some surprises are never good. Slander is among those. It’s unexpected, sudden and it hurts.
This two-verse proverb compares slander to an unexpected wind that brings in damaging rain, the kind that can ruin a crop.
One commentator points out that people in Israel expect the rain to come with a west wind, not a north wind.Read More words, slander
A good person should do good without compromising what is good. Then everyone benefits.
In God’s Word the “good person” is the one who is made right with God, who, continually filled with His Word and Spirit, is able to live in a way that reflects God’s own goodness.Read More good person, doing good