Pro 15v19 – The lazy man

Proverbs 15:19 states, “The way of the lazy man is like a hedge of thorns, but the way of the upright is a highway.” This highlights an important concept: work was actually God’s idea. Notable figures like Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Lydia and even Jesus had jobs. All work requires mental and physical effort, which is… Continue reading Pro 15v19 – The lazy man

Pro 15v19 – Thorns on the driveway

We were walking along our long gravel driveway when I noticed small plants popping up in the raised middle region between the two ruts created by the car’s tyres. On closer inspection, I saw that the plants were brambles. It was only in the middle that they were growing, not where the car’s tyres drove.… Continue reading Pro 15v19 – Thorns on the driveway

Gal 3:13 – Thorns

Game reserve bushveld is full of trees and shrubs covered in thorns. The animals have no problem living in this harsh environment, however we would soon be yelping in pain and scoured with scratches. God said that thorns were part of the curse for our disobedience – “Cursed is the ground because of you; through… Continue reading Gal 3:13 – Thorns