Monday, February 25, 2013

The Way of Wisdom

Reading Proverbs turns on the lamps in the dark corners of life.
~Max Lucado's Life Lessons Study Bible~



Rebuke is more effective for a wise man than a hundred blows on a fool.
~Proverbs 17:10~

Whoever rewards evil for good, Evil will not depart from his house.
~Proverbs 17:13~

The beginning of strife is like releasing water, Therefore stop contention before a quarrel starts.
~Proverbs 17:14~

A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.
~Proverbs 17:17~

He who has a deceitful heart finds no good, And he who has a perverse tongue falls into evil.
~Proverbs 17:20~

He who has a knowledge spares his words, And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.
~Proverbs 17:27~

The words of a man's mouth are deep waters; The wellspring of wisdom is a flowing brook.
~Proverbs 18:4~

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe.
~Proverbs 18:10~

The heart of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
~Proverbs 18:15~

A man's gift make room for him, And brings him before great men.
~Proverbs 18:16~

A man's stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth; From the produce of his lips he shall be filled.
~Proverbs 18:20 ~

Death and life are in the power of the tongue. And those who love it will eat its fruit.
~Proverbs 18:21~

He who finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor from the Lord.
~Proverbs 18:22~

A man who has friends must himself be friendly. But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
~Proverbs 18:24~


When Christ died on the cross for you and I, he place our sin in Himself and invite God to punish it. We can seek God at any hour for victory in Christ over any sin that easily besets us. It is God's good pleasure that each of live a victorious and abundant life.