This blog is adapted from a chapter in Phil Moore’s new devotional commentary, “Straight to the Heart of Solomon”, published this month by Monarch Books.
THE STRONGEST MUSCLE
“The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” (Proverbs 12:18)
Gerald Ratner was doing so well. He had started out in the jewellery trade at the tender age of seventeen and had worked like a slave for twenty-five years to turn his Ratner’s chain of jewellers into one of Britain’s most successful high street retailers. Hailed as the man with the Midas touch, he now travelled between his many luxury homes by helicopter or by classic Bentley. Then he accepted an invitation to dinner.
The leading company directors of London had recognised his success by inviting...