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.
Whoever rewards evil for good, Evil will not depart from his house.
The beginning of strife is like releasing water, Therefore stop contention before a quarrel starts.
A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.
He who has a deceitful heart finds no good, And he who has a perverse tongue falls into evil.
He who has a knowledge spares his words, And a man of understanding is of a calm spirit.
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters; The wellspring of wisdom is a flowing brook.
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe.
The heart of the prudent acquires knowledge, And the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
A man's gift make room for him, And brings him before great men.
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.
He who finds a wife finds a good thing, And obtains favor from the Lord.
A man who has friends must himself be friendly. But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.
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.