Good Life Journal – Proverbs 27

Scripture –  Proverbs 27:9 – The heartfelt counsel of a friend is as sweet as perfume and incense. Observation – Having a friend(s) speak to you from the heart is both encouraging and wise to listen.  This is a reciprocal relationship where both parties grow in...

Good Life Journal – Proverbs 24

Scripture Proverbs 24:3–4 (ESV) – By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; 4 by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.   Observation God’s plan for building a home does not align with the world’s...

Good Life Journal – Proverbs 21

Scripture   Vs. 3 To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.   Vs. 12 The Righteous One observes the house of the wicked;   Vs.15 When justice is done, it is a joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.   Vs....

Good Life Journal – Proverbs 20

Scripture – Proverbs 20:14 – Bad, bad says the buyer, but when he goes away then he boasts. Observation – In this scenario the buyer plans and intentionally deceives the seller of his goods. After taking advantage of the misinformed seller, the buyer brags about...

Good Life Journal – Psalm 1-3

Journal Ps 1-3 (all references are from the ESV; changes in punctuation are mine) Scripture: “Now therefore, O kings, be wise.  Be warned, O rulers of the earth.   Serve the Lord with fear and rejoice with trembling.”  Ps 2:10-11   Observation:  As the...

Good Life Journal – Proverbs 17

Journal Prov 17 (all references are from the ESV; changes in punctuation are mine) Scripture: “The beginning of strife is like letting out water, so quit before the quarrel breaks out…Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of...