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Wise as Solomon

  I’m excited to feature today’s guest blogger, Stephen De La Vega. I first connected with Stephen through social media. As I read his writing and explored his blog, I became a fan. He has a heart for God and a love for people. His blog posts are meaty – they challenge and often help me see scripture in a new way. He is both a Bible study leader and author whose desire is to allow God’s Spirit to lead…

Pity the Fool

“It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.” --Mark Twain Fools and Folly. The word fool is used 71 times in the book of Proverbs alone. God uses foolish things to shame wise. When God asks Solomon what he wants – riches, health, success, power – Solomon asks for a discerning heart to distinguish between right and wrong. He asks for wisdom. The Lord…