Living Wisely #3: Family as the Bedrock of Wisdom

I like to think of Proverbs as a guide to or treatise on the fifth commandment: “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you” (Exod. 20:12).  My reason for holding this view is because many of these proverbs consist of…

An Imperfect Reflection of the Ideal Husband

It may seem to many that any discussion of “the ideal husband” is a waste of ink or pixels on a screen.  It is certainly a waste of time, they may opine.  After all, men are imperfect creatures – yes, creature is a fitting word for them – and so what purpose is there to…

The Sinful Propensities of the Sexes

Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you. Genesis 3:16b (NKJV) Adam and Eve just transgressed God’s law, thereby bringing guilt and shame upon themselves, and resulting in a separation from God. God is here pronouncing curses upon them as a result of their sin, but our focus is specifically…