Tag: Proverbs 5

BDBD is Proverbs 5:22-23

The chapter is a father’s warning to his son. He is educating him on the wisdom of avoiding the temptations of an adulteress. He concludes with the condition of the soul of the man who gives himself to the adulteress. That man is wicked and has committed an evil deed (22). “The cords of his […]

BDBD is Proverbs 5:21

Sometimes we believe that God doesn’t see us nor care for us. Other times we hope that God takes his gaze away from us and leaves us alone. Yet in spite of what we believe about God and want God to do for us his truth of character exists eternal. One truth is revealed in […]

BDBD is Proverbs 5:18-20

Human nature tends to sway to unexciting familiarity concerning someone in our life and too unkind thoughts concerning their actions and character, especially to our spouse. The human mindset plays the same old song triggering unpleasant emotions concerning the one we deeply loved at one time in the past. Our nature, character, and idiosyncrasies also […]

BDBD is Proverbs 5:15-18

Marriage based on God and his character principles will enjoyingly last long. God is love. Therefore, a marriage based on his nature of love is well established. God’s love is displayed in Jesus who willingly laid down his life for others while we were still sinners. Love is an emotion executed. Drinking water from one’s […]

BDBD is Proverbs 5:11-14

Everyone looks back with regrets about foolish decisions made. The older I get new foolish decisions exist staring at me with disappointment at the fool I was. They extract from me the payments needed for the decisions I made. Debts that I can never pay off. At the end of life, many groan when their […]

BDBD is Proverbs 5:7-10

Adultery is to be avoided because a divided soul will not function well. Continuing with a divided soul does not mend a broken life. Infidelity self-robs strength, giving it to another (9). For when a man and woman are made into one through the covenant of marriage they are bound and synchronized by the hand […]

BDBD is Proverbs 5:1-6

The marriage covenant is physical, emotional, mental, financial, and spiritual bonding. Two become one. A covenant is a binding vow between two. A covenant reflects the nature of God who makes covenants with people. Therefore, God pays attention to marriage covenants. Adultery is breaking a marriage covenant for an important part of the covenant is […]