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Written by | November 10, 2016 | 0
Thought for the Day Verse 15 – If a man has a good wife, he is blessed; but a nagging wife can make his life miserable. Contentious means to be quarrelsome and ready to argue. Continual complaining and nagging is as annoying as the continual dripping of water on a rainy day. We all know listening to the sound of something going “drip, drip, drip, drip” is quite unsettling and gets on our nerves after a time. Nagging wives can cause the same reaction as a dripping sound that does not cease. Since a contentious woman is very hard to deal with, it would be wisdom to avoid marrying a woman like that. The same is true of a contentious man. Verse 16 – Trying to restrain a contentious woman is like trying to grasp the wind or hold on to something when your hands are covered

Thought for the Day

Written by | November 10, 2016 | 0
A watchful man sees the signs of impending trouble, and prepares for it. God gave us warnings in the Bible for the same reason. Many scriptures warn against sin and the devil’s schemes. These warnings tell what corresponding action is needed to avert the problem we might encounter. The strongest warning is against refusing God’s offer of salvation, telling us a hell awaits those who reject Christ. The law and commandments in the Bible are given for our good, so that we will not suffer in the traps of the devil. We may mistakenly believe that God is behind all suffering, if we do not understand its different forms. (The many Greek words translated as suffering carry either the basic meanings of “to permit” or “to endure”). Most of our suffering is the result