Bible Book: Proverbs

The Beginning of Wisdom

Date: January 22nd, 1956  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Baccalaureate, Fear of God, Wisdom

The first proverb is in the first chapter of the Book of Proverbs and the seventh verse. After the introduction, speaking of, “The Proverbs of Solomon the son of David, the king of Israel: To know wisdom, to receive instruction … to give subtlety to the simple … the wise to hear … to understand the proverb” [Proverbs 1:1-6], the first one then follows: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge” [Proverbs 1:7]. In the ninth chapter and the tenth verse, that same proverb is said agContinue Reading


The Soulwinner

Date: January 4th, 1959  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Church, Evangelism, Gospel, Paul, Soul Winning

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.


Seething Latin America

Date: September 23rd, 1962  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Communism, Evangelism, Missions, South America

Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.


In Pictures of Silver

Date: October 5th, 1969  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: FBC-Dallas, Friendship, Ministry, Youth

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.


In Pictures of Silver

Date: October 5th, 1969  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Anniversary, Criswell College, FBC-Dallas, Ministry

A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.


The Soul Winner

Date: January 27th, 1974  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Evangelism, Gospel, Mission, Purpose, Testimony, Tree of Life, Witness, fruit

The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise.


The Soul Winner

Date: January 27th, 1974  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Evangelism, Gospel, Mission, Purpose, Testimony, Tree of Life, Witness, fruit

A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight. When pride cometh, then cometh shame: but with the lowly is wisdom. The integrity of the upright shall guide them: but the perverseness of transgressors shall destroy them. Riches profit not in the day of wrath: but righteousness delivereth from death. The righteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall fall by his own wickedness. The righteousness of the upright shall deliver them: but transgreContinue Reading


The Beginning of Wisdom

Date: May 22nd, 1977  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Atheism, Evidence, Fear of God, Knowledge, Rationalism, Wisdom

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.


The Cancer That Consumes Us

Date: April 2nd, 1980  |  Scripture:  |  Topics: Communism, Decadence, Provision, Righteousness, Welfare, Work

Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people.


Christian Education

Date: May 24th, 1981  |  Scripture: Proverbs 1:7  |  Topics: Atheism, Christ, Education, First Baptist Academy, Humanism, Trouble

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.