By the time we reach Proverbs 7 in our reading, we may wonder with a touch of sanctified annoyance, is the writer absolutely obsessed with sex? Can’t we change the subject? Apparently, however, God knows that young men, and not-so-young people, need to hear about
In these trying days many of us are understandably turning to the Psalms, which reveal a raw and helpful honesty concerning living in a fallen world. The Psalms make it clear that the children of God are not exempt from the sometimes very powerful and
If you play with fire, sooner or later you’re going to be burnt. Proverbs 6:20–35 gives us some very practical warnings to help us not to burn our clothes on the hot coals of adultery and sexual sin.
Martin Luther deeply loved Psalm 46, particularly as he faced dark days of persecution from the powers of the Roman Catholic Church. One can only imagine the sense of distress and loneliness that must have at times must engulfed him as he sought to rescue