Solomon Success

Financial risk

Strangers and risk-takers

It's no secret that King Solomon put a great deal of stock in wisdom and was not a big fan of financial risk and foolhardy haste, especially when it came to business decisions regarding partnerships. Proverb 20:16 says in part, “Take his garment that is surety for a stranger...” To translate...

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Can you save as well as the ants do?

Proverbs 30:25 gives credit to ants for saving when they should. In other words, work hard to harvest in times of plenty so there will be something to eat when times are lean. Ants stay extraordinarily busy during the summer gathering food and packing it away to eat during the spring and fall (winters...

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To every thing there is a season

The writer of Ecclesiastes goes to great lengths to describe God's reasoning that for every thing there is a season. A time to be born, and a time to die. A time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which has been sowed. Too many of us pass over these verses as trite summations of something that everyone...

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