Twitter has taken the world by storm – from that tweet heard around the world about the ferry accident to all the wonderful political tweets brought on by the current season.
The goal now is to say it in 120 characters (because you have to leave some characters for the retweet).
I was reading through Proverbs and realized that King Solomon was tweeting before tweeting was cool.
Some Favorite Scripture Tweets from King Solomon
1. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
2. Trust in the Lord with all your heart; lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him; He shall direct your paths.
Proverbs 3: 5 – 6
[tweetthis] The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; pride, arrogance, and the evil way and the perverse mouth I hate – Proverbs 8 13 >watch your words[/tweetthis]
3. The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; pride and arrogance and the evil way and the perverse mouth I hate.
Proverbs 8 13
4. He who walks with integrity walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will become known.
5. When pride comes, then comes shame; but with the humble is wisdom.
6. Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid.
7. He who tills his land will be satisfied with bread, but he who follows frivolity is devoid of understanding.
8. There is one who makes himself rich, yet has nothing; and one who makes himself poor, yet has great riches.
[tweetthis] Commit your works to the Lord, and your thoughts will be established – Proverbs16:4 >keep your focus on God[/tweetthis]
9. Commit your works to the Lord, and your thoughts will be established. >keep your focus on God
10. He who is slothful in his work is a brother to him who is a great destroyer.
King Solomon mastered the art of “few words.” He said what needed to be said and then moved on – leaving the reader or the hearer with the power to take the words and make them their own.
Creating tweets is a powerful way to hone your communication skills, impact others, and remind self. The Scripture shows that Kind Solomon mastered the art of powerful and simple sayings. Are you saying something that will impact the reader in as few words as possible?