Category Archives: Proverbs

It is for Your Own Good… Really

“He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue.” Proverbs 28:23 I think of rebuke as a strong harsh correction; almost like a reprimand. And to some degree, this is correct. The … Continue reading

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Something new in Proverbs

Reading through Proverbs can seem tedious, redundant and boring. Then out of nowhere I’ll catch something which really speaks to me, or something I had not taken notice of before.  Those times remind me the words in the Bible are chosen … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name

“A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.” Proverbs 22:1 In our world today it appears a good name holds no particular value. Its become more about riches; having more, … Continue reading

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Zeal – It’s a Good Thing

“It is not good to have zeal without knowledge, nor to be hasty and miss the way.” Proverbs 19:2 Can I ever relate to this one!  All too often I get a brain storm and I’m off and running; when … Continue reading

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A Crown to the Aged

“Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.” Proverbs 17:6 I thought about our grandchildren, oh how we delight in them. How are they a crown to us – the aged ones? … Continue reading

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Wonderful Peace

“A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones” Proverbs 14:30. Long before doctors equated illness to stressful lives, wise Solomon knew. Due to today’s hectic and fast paced world peace often eludes. The world … Continue reading

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Shut My Mouth!

The Proverbs of Solomon have a wealth of wisdom.  I know some who have difficulty reading the Proverbs for they seem repetitive and redundant. I find encouragement in the Proverbs.  I see them as words to live by and filled with great … Continue reading

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