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Proverbs 31: The Lady I’d Like to Be

She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness. ~ Proverbs 31:26 It’s hard to believe that the month of March is over, and so is our “March” through Proverbs. It’s kind of bittersweet. It feels good to have read through a book of the Bible, doesn’t it? But… Continue reading Proverbs 31: The Lady I’d Like to Be

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Proverbs 30: Pure Words and Protective Watchcare

Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. ~ Proverbs 30:5 How precious are God’s Words! I recently read about a Chinese Christian who prayed for a Bible. He prayed for many months before finally receiving a copy. It was delivered at night so that… Continue reading Proverbs 30: Pure Words and Protective Watchcare

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Proverbs 29: The Foolish and the Wise

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards. ~ Proverbs 29:11 As Solomon says in Ecclesiastes 3:7 there is “…a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;” It is up to us to discern when to speak and when to keep silence. I’ve often told my… Continue reading Proverbs 29: The Foolish and the Wise

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Proverbs 28: Do Right

  To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress. – Proverbs 28:21 To “have respect of persons” means to favor someone more than everyone else. When I read this verse, my first thought was about politics. Politics is messy because of this verse. There are… Continue reading Proverbs 28: Do Right

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Proverbs 27: My Filthy Rags

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. ~ Proverbs 27:2 In a world where social media is king, this verse is becoming harder and harder to heed. It’s so easy to get online and proclaim our accomplishments, post photos of ourselves with celebrities, or with… Continue reading Proverbs 27: My Filthy Rags

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Proverbs 26: Joker, Beware

As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,  So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport? ~ Proverbs 26:18-19 I love to laugh. I love hearing funny stories and sharing them. But this passage reminded me today that you can have too much of a good… Continue reading Proverbs 26: Joker, Beware