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Use wise words and dare to discipline

Discipline is never pleasant, whether it be for the believer or for a naughty child. The trouble is of course that the folly of sin needs to be corrected.Proverbs 22: 1 A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favour is better than silver or gold.2 The rich and the poor meet together; the LORD is the maker of them all.3 The prudent...
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Man's wisdom and folly in the light of God's sovereignty

More practical wisdom from the Proverbs today – be blessed.Proverbs 20: 1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, and whoever is led astray by it is not wise.2 The terror of a king is like the growling of a lion; whoever provokes him to anger forfeits his life.3 It is an honour for a man to keep aloof from strife, but every fool will be quarrelli...
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Wisdom and wealth, folly and poverty, discipline and blessing

The wise and the foolish are further contrasted in today's reading.Proverbs 18: 1 Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment.2 A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.3 When wickedness comes, contempt comes also, and with dishonour comes disgrace.4 The words of a man...
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The words of the wise and the foolish

Obedience is better than sacrifice. Seeing the Lord's supernatural power happens only when His people love and obey Him. The proverbs give us practical ways to do this. May Christ bless your reading and devotional life.Proverbs 17: 1 Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.2 A servant who deals wisely will rule o...
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Make plans, but God will guide your steps

There are so many common sayings that we use in everyday language that come directly from the bible. We see at least one of those in today's reading in Proverbs.Proverbs 16: 1 The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD.2 All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirit.3 Commit ...
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