Results in the Book of Proverbs

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Christ and Credit

Robert Heerspink
Air Date: January 17, 2010
Bible Verse: Psalm 37, Romans 13:8, Proverbs 22:7

Excerpt: THE NATIONAL DEBT AND THOMAS JEFFERSONToday, in the United States, we’ve been told that the recession is officially over. But for a lot of people it really doesn’t feel that way. "Good luck surviving the recovery!" heralded one news magazine cover. And why? Well, for a number of reasons, but …

Seven Things I Want Kids To Know About Money

Robert Heerspink
Air Date: January 10, 2010
Bible Verse: Proverbs 10:1-22

Excerpt: SWEEPING MONEY TALK UNDER THE RUG Some time ago, I heard the story of a very liberated couple. This couple had decided that they would raise their children in a very liberated way. As part of their parenting approach, they would discuss any and every topic in the presence of …

The Brute Power Of Gentleness


Air Date: February 01, 2009
Bible Verse: Proverbs 25:15

Excerpt: How do you go about trying to persuade someone? How do you influence other people? How do you change someone’s behavior or attitudes or feelings? The wise man gives an interesting answer to this question in Proverbs 25:15: "Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can …

Dealing With Criticism


Air Date: January 25, 2009
Bible Verse: Proverbs 15:32, 12:18, 26:2

Excerpt: It’s possible to have much knowledge but not be wise. Experts tell us that our knowledge base doubles every five years. High school graduates today have been exposed to more information about the world than Plato, Aristotle, or Benjamin Franklin. In terms of facts alone, neither Moses nor Paul could …

Creatures Of Praise

Duane Kelderman
Air Date: January 18, 2009
Bible Verse: Proverbs 27:21

Excerpt: The crucible for silver and the furnaces for gold,But man is tested by the praise he receives.Proverbs 27:21 It’s no secret that going through difficult things in our lives tests our character. And if we pass the test, it strengthens our character. When we go through financial crises or health …

Which House?

Paul DeVries
Air Date: September 02, 2007
Bible Verse: Proverbs 9:1-6, 13-18

Excerpt: Proverbs 9 presents us with a choice between the life of Lady Wisdom’s house and the death of Madame Folly’s house. I once read this chapter and presented this choice to an audience including some Jr. High girls. I asked one of them, “So, which of the two women’s invitations …

Choosing Your Companions

David Feddes
Air Date: September 24, 2006
Bible Verse: Proverbs 13:20

Excerpt: Guess what! I know a way to figure out what’s going to happen to you in the future. Even if I’ve never met you and don’t know much of anything about you, I can tell you a reliable way to predict your own future.Am I a guru with special powers? …

Ten Ways To Love Your Kids

David Feddes
Air Date: June 18, 2006
Bible Verse: Proverbs 13:24

Excerpt: Today’s program follows a simple plan: we’re going to look at ten ways for fathers, and for mothers as well, to love our children. I don’t claim to offer a complete list or to present them in any scientific order. These aren’t mechanical, step—by—step instructions on how to build the …

The Three—Step Road To Ruin

David Feddes
Air Date: May 28, 2006
Bible Verse: Proverbs 14:12, 16:25

Excerpt: When I talked with Jim, he was feeling devastated. Jim’s wife had just dumped him in order to share her bed with a much younger man. Jim felt betrayed and crushed by his wife’s adultery. I felt sad for him and told him of my concern. What a horrible thing …

Happy Mothers

David Feddes
Air Date: May 14, 2006
Bible Verse: Proverbs 31:30

Excerpt: What do mothers need? What does it take for mothers to blossom and thrive and be happy? Various things could be mentioned, but one of the most basic is this: mothers need to feel valued.A mother who knows she is valued can handle almost anything. She can conquer a host …

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