Is ‘Actions Speak Louder Than Words’ a Biblical Proverb?
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Is ‘Actions Speak Louder Than Words’ a Biblical Proverb?

Generally speaking, people love proverbs. After all, these short, wise sayings pack a big punch, cause you to think, and (when applied) can help guide your actions or decisions. Proverbs will typically originate in the hearts and minds of wise men and women. There is also an entire collection of biblical proverbs known as the…

The Important Biblical Meaning for Today of “Am I My Brother’s Keeper”
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The Important Biblical Meaning for Today of “Am I My Brother’s Keeper”

Then the LORD said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” “I don’t know,” he replied. “Am I my brother’s keeper?” – Genesis 4:9 There was a term we used when I was growing up: “my brother’s keeper.” It’s been a while since I was a little kid, yet I remember what we meant by that…

Does the Bible Promise I’ll Be ‘Blessed and Highly Favored?’
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Does the Bible Promise I’ll Be ‘Blessed and Highly Favored?’

I recall walking into church one Sunday morning and a lady walked in with me. She happened to see one of her friends in the lobby and she proceeded to go up and greet her. The exchange went something like this. The one lady said, “Good morning, how are you?” The other lady replied, “I’m…

4 Reasons ‘Be True to Yourself’ May Not Line Up with Scripture
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4 Reasons ‘Be True to Yourself’ May Not Line Up with Scripture

You have probably heard the expression “be true to yourself.” This is a modern take on the quote from Shakespeare “to thine own self be true.” Have you ever stopped to wonder what this actually means? This term can mean different things to different people, yet there seems to be some universal acceptance as to…