Monday, February 14, 2011

Life is Supposed to be Exciting! It's in the Book! * Proverbs 14

Welcome to Day 14 of our Proverbs Study! Welcome Today's Readers from: United States, United Kingdom, India, Brazil, Canada, Philippines, Australia, Germany, France, South Africa, and Italy! I am overjoyed that you are reading!

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V1 A wise woman builds her house, while a foolish woman tears hers down by her own efforts.

V2 To do right honors God; to sin is to despise Him.

V3 A rebel’s foolish talk should prick his own pride! But the wise man’s speech is respected.

V4 An empty stable stays clean – but there is no income from an empty stable.

V5 A truthful witness never lies; a false witness always lie.

V6 A mocker never finds the wisdom he claims he is looking for, yet it comes easily to the man with common sense.

V7 If you are looking for advice, stay away from fools.

V8 The wise man looks ahead. The fool attempts to fool himself and won’t face facts.

 V9 The common bond of rebels is their guilt. The common bond of godly people is good will.

V10 Only the person involved can know how his own bitterness or joy – no one else can really share it.

V11 The work of the wicked will perish; the work of the godly will flourish.

V12 Before every man there lies a wide and pleasant road that seems right but ends in death.

V13 Laughter cannot mask a heavy heart.  When the laughter ends, the grief remains.

V14 The backslider gets bored with himself; the godly man’s life is exciting.

V15 Only a simpleton believes what he is told! A prudent man checks to see where he is going.

V16 A wise man is cautious and avoids danger; a fool plunges ahead with great confidence.

V17 A short-tempered man is a fool. He hates the man who is patient.

V18 The simpleton is crowned with folly; the wise man is crowned with knowledge.

V19 Evil men shall bow before the godly.

V20 Even his own neighbors despise the poor man, while the rich have many “friends.”

V21 To despise the poor is to sin. Blessed are those who pity them.

V22 Those who plot evil shall wander away and be lost, but those who plan good shall be granted mercy and quietness.

V23 Work brings profit; talk brings poverty.

V24 Wise men are praised for their wisdom; fools are despised for their folly.

V25 A witness who tells the truth saves good men from being sentenced to death, but a false witness is a traitor.

V26 Reverence for God gives a man deep strength; his children have a place of refuge and security.

V27 Reverence for The Lord is a fountain of life; its waters keep a man from death.

V28 A growing population is a king’s glory; a dwindling nation is his doom.

V29 A wise man controls his temper.  He knows that anger causes mistakes.

V30 A relaxing attitude lengthens a man’s life and jealousy rots it away.

V31  Anyone who oppresses the poor is insulting God who made them. To help the poor is to honor God.

V32 The godly have a refuge when they die, but the wicked are crushed by their sins.

V33 Wisdom is enshrined in the hearts of men of common sense, but it must shout loudly before fools will hear it.

V34 Godliness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.

V35 A king rejoices in servants who know what they are doing; he is angry with those who cause trouble.

Did you see that in verse 14? 
Be mindful of this when you are tempted to say that you are bored or that your life is boring. 
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