Angie and Brandon

Me!! I Found One!!

Brandon Living

It’s ancient Hebrew poetry, and it’s found in the midst of wisdom literature. So if you understand the biblical context of Proverbs 31:10, it makes sense as a rhetorical question. “Who can find a virtuous woman? For her worth is far above rubies.” As Solomon recounts the advice of his mother to him about finding the ideal woman, she concludes …

When Our Plans Line Up With God’s Plans

Brandon Living

“A man’s heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps.” -Proverbs 16:9 Have you ever mistakenly assumed that you are totally in charge of your own life? God created us to be choice-makers and we have certainly made our fair share of bad choices. He grants us free will, the ability to determine what we’re going to do …

Learning to Hate (the Right Things)

Brandon Living

“The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.”—Proverbs 8:13 Sin is a bitter enemy. Until we learn to spot it, name it, and hate it, we’ll never overcome it. Learning to hate sin is a matter of agreeing with God about sin – sharing His …

The Priceless Woman

Brandon Living

“Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.”—Proverbs 31:10 The author of this great passage of Scripture is no doubt, King Solomon, writing under a pseudonym, King Lemuel. He is relating the advice his own Mother taught him about finding the right woman. There may have been some hint at a “dowry,” but Solomon’s intention …