Seek Wisdom

In The Word Read: Proverbs 14:22-15:23     22 Will they who devise evil not go astray? But kindness and truth will be to those who devise good. 23 In all labor there is profit, But mere talk leads only to poverty. 24 The crown of the wise is their riches, But the foolishness of fools is simply foolishness. 25 A truthful witness saves lives, But one who declares lies is deceitful. 26 In the fear […]

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Are You Lazy?

In The Word Read: Proverbs 13:1-14:21     Contrast of the Upright and the Wicked 13 A wise son accepts his father’s discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke. 2 From the fruit of a person’s mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence. 3 One who guards his mouth protects his life; One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin. 4 The […]

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Choices And Their Consequences

In The Word Read: Proverbs 11:14-12:28     14 Where there is no guidance the people fall, But in an abundance of counselors there is victory. 15 One who is a guarantor for a stranger will certainly suffer for it, But one who hates being a guarantor is secure. 16 A gracious woman attains honor, And ruthless men attain riches. 17 A merciful person does himself good, But […]

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God’s Wisdom

In The Word Read: Proverbs 1     The Usefulness of Proverbs 1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel: 2 To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding, 3 To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice, and integrity; 4 To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and discretion, 5 A wise person will hear and increase in […]

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