The first stage of foolishness is the simple fool. The simple fool is gullible. Solomon advised, “A simple man believes anything, but a prudent man gives thought to his steps” (Proverbs14:15). The simple fool is naïve, but still teachable-able to learn from his circumstances-leaving hope for wisdom (Proverbs 19:25; 21:11). If we are ever going […]
The Simple Fool
NBA Star, Bay Forrest
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Restoration Road Chapter : The Gate, The Road, The Destination
Left to yourself, which son’s heart do you reflect: the older (stone) or the younger (sand)? What steps will you take for the Restorer to unlock His heart of clay as you travel Restoration Road toward the destination of life? Download Worksheet
Restoration Road Chapter 15: Restoring Others: Every Encounter is a Three-Way Call
Whom have you been condemning? Why? How did their behavior fall short of your expectations? How could you connect your mistakes with the person(s) you condemned, so that you could say, “Me too”? Download Worksheet
Restoration Road Chapter 13: Restoring Living Hope & Chapter 14: Restoring New Life: 2 Minutes to eBay
If you were to humbly surrender your basket-case of a life to the Restorer, what would your rubble look like? What would be the Restorer’s perspective? Download Worksheet
Five Stages of a Fool
A study of Proverbs shows us five stages of foolish behavior from the Hebrew language. First is the gullible, or simple fool (Proverbs 14:15). The second level of hardening is the stupid fool who repeats his gullible behavior (Proverbs 26:11). The third stage is the stubborn fool who despises wisdom and discipline (Proverbs 1:7). Fourth […]
Have you ever played the fool? King Solomon was the wisest mortal to ever live. Many of his wise sayings are captured in the biblical book of Proverbs where he had much to say about the destructiveness of being a fool. Solomon’s work focused more on the fool than, say, the liar, the cheat, or […]
The Life of Solomon
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Service That Leads To Surrender
Do you love good service? Maybe you enjoy being served at your favorite restaurant or resort, but have you ever thought about why? The answer will compel you to serve others. Listen to Mitch’s latest radio show on WBCL. Click to download worksheet.
Dean Kruse Discusses Leadership of U.S. Presidents
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Pride Blocks Restoration Road
The prodigal son in Jesus’ parable jumped at the chance to live free from the rules of his father; his pride fueled his decision. He survived for a while by his own giftedness and survival skills, but his foolish choices perpetuated a tug of war between pride and humility. Pride won temporarily. With his heart […]
Living for an Audience of One
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Tradition of the Ring
Do you have a family heirloom passed down from one generation to the next? On his deathbed, my great-great grandfather passed down his wedding ring to his sixteen year-old grandson, my grandfather, who passed it down to me with the same message he had received: “Keep it, and pass it on to future generations.” When […]