The Stick

A Northern Grace Youth Camp devotional
  1. A virtuous wife
    “Who can find a virtuous wife? For her worth is far above rubies.” (Proverbs 31:10 NKJV) What do you look for in a wife? I realize most of you are not thinking about marriage, but if you are dating you should. In reality, your spouse is going to be someone you have dated. Maybe even […]
  2. Open your mouth for the speechless
    “Open your mouth for the speechless, In the cause of all who are appointed to die.” (Proverbs 31:8 NKJV) When I read the verse above this morning, I couldn’t help but think of unborn children. So many of them are appointed to die and they are literally speechless. If I don’t open my mouth for […]
  3. It is not for kings to drink wine
    “It is not for kings, O Lemuel, It is not for kings to drink wine, Nor for princes intoxicating drink;” (Proverbs 31:4 NKJV) Lemuel’s mother, warns him next about drinking wine or intoxicating drink. As a king or a prince, he had the power and wealth to throw a drunken party any night of the […]
  4. Do not give your strength to women
    “The words of King Lemuel, the utterance which his mother taught him:” (Proverbs 31:1 NKJV) How many of you have had your mother sit you down and give you advice? It probably happens as the circumstances needing advice come up, but it probably isn’t given often as it is here to King Lemuel. The advice […]
  5. The forcing of wrath produces strife
    “If you have been foolish in exalting yourself, Or if you have devised evil, put your hand on your mouth.” (Proverbs 30:32 NKJV) Have you ever known someone who got their way because of their display of anger. Everyone figured it would be better just to let them have their way than have them get […]