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Are You Without Wax?
Theme of the Week: Get Real: The Key to Genuine Friendship
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

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Key Bible Verse: The Lord detests lying lips, but he delights in those who tell the truth. (Proverbs 12:22)

Dig Deeper: Psalm 26

According to folk etymology, the Latin words from which we get the English word sincere are sine cera, meaning "without wax." Apparently, this term comes from an age-old practice common in the production of fine porcelain. Porcelain pieces can crack during the production process, ...

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Prayer for the Week
Heavenly Father, impress upon me the need to have genuine friendships with a few trustworthy Christian guys. Show me how to relate to them man-to-man in ways that foster honesty, build community, and promote personal growth.

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Curt Schleicher

May 21, 2014  12:02pm

This is one of those characteristics that a person is not born with but must develop over time and be disciplined about it. i've found that it really helps being transparent with God. He's aware of what you're hiding anyway. That is a big help with my transparency with others.

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Grayson Schwarz

May 21, 2014  6:31am

That's one to remember--loved Dostoevsky's quote at the end.

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ANTHONY Swaggerty

May 21, 2014  5:55am

Thanks again M.O.I. for the word today. It is a staple to my everyday. I feel un-covered without a nugget of insight to carry into my world for the day. Thank you again for the dive into principles to put into my life and share with other's. Anthony

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