Have you ever hoped for something, believing you would receive, but you wait, and you wait, and you wait? It doesn’t come and you tell yourself to be patient. After all, don’t good things come to those who wait?
Hope deferred makes the heart sick. – Bible or Not?
Today’s quote says that hope deferred, or in other words, when you hope for something and then have to wait, it makes the heart sick. Hmmm… is this true? Experience says yes. But is it in the Bible…or Not?
Is today’s quote Bible or Not? And if so, who is the woman that is more precious than rubies and to be desired more than anything else?
“She is more precious than rubies, and all the things you may desire cannot compare with her.”
Yes, this quote is a verse from the Bible, Proverbs 3:15 (NKJV), but it is not referring to a literal woman. The Book of Proverbs is one of the “wisdom books” of the Bible, and as as a matter of fact the word “wisdom” occurs 54 times in Proverbs.
This quote reminds us to maintain a healthy humility. While self confidence is an admirable trait, there is a line between that and pride or arrogance. It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy … Continue reading