Lenten Season Resources

Dear CU family, Today marks the beginning of the Lenten Season. These next 40 days leading up to Easter, a season meant to mirror Jesus’ 40 days of temptation in the wilderness, probably mean different things to each of you, depending on your own background and experiences. For some, Lent may bring to mind religious … Continue reading Lenten Season Resources

Proverbs 24

Get your outside work done;     make preparations in the field;     then you can build your house. Proverbs 24:27 The author of Proverbs is saying that there is a certain order to things. Prepare first, then build. This is something we've been taught even throughout our time in school: make an outline before writing your paper, … Continue reading Proverbs 24

Proverbs 22

“Happy are generous people, Because they give some of their food to the poor.”                                     ~Prov 22: 9 This verse stuck out to me because CU@Brown is thinking a lot about food right now! We are in a season of fasting before our feasting on Saturday. As we have been thinking about our feast, we … Continue reading Proverbs 22

Proverbs 21

Those who pursue righteousness and kindness     will find life, righteousness, and honor. ~Prov. 21:21 What are you pursuing in life? A career, a family, a future that looks a certain way, financial stability, happiness? Whatever you are pursuing, it must mean that you are devoting time and energy into achieving it. It must also mean … Continue reading Proverbs 21

Proverbs 20

The purpose in a man's heart is like deep water,     but a man of understanding will draw it out. Many a man proclaims his own steadfast love,     but a faithful man who can find? ~Prov. 20:5-6 Our motives for how we act and what we do, think, and say are hidden deep within us and usually take some … Continue reading Proverbs 20

Proverbs 19

A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, yet their heart rages against the Lord. ~ Prov. 19:3 I'm going to be honest here. I like to blame others, even God, when my life doesn't look the way I think it should. When I am scrambling to finish up Bible Course prep, finalize details for a talk, … Continue reading Proverbs 19