Proverbs (2014-15)

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Message from March 30, 2014.

For the Lord gives wisdom.

Message from April 6, 2014.

Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.

Message from April 27, 2014.

For the Lord clearly sees what a man does.

Message from May 4, 2014.

There are six things the Lord hates, seven that are detestable to Him: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, a false witness who pours out lies and a person who stirs up conflict in the community.

Message from May 11, 2014.

My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you. Keep my commands and you will live; guard my teachings as the apple of your eye. Bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart.

Message from May 18, 2014.

You who are simple, gain prudence; you who are foolish, set your hearts on it.

Message from May 25, 2014.

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowlegde of the Holy One is insight.

Message from June 1, 2014.

Accept correction and you will find life.

Message from June 8, 2014.

A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.

Message from June 15, 2014.

To learn, you must love discipline. It is stupid to hate correction.

Message from June 22, 2014.

Fools are headstrong and do what they like; wise people take advice.

Message from June 29, 2014.

The one who guards his mouth protects his life.

Message from July 6, 2014.

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Message from July 13, 2014.

Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress, and for their children it will be a refuge.

Message from July 27, 2014.

A gentle response defuses anger but a sharp tongue kindles a temper-fire.

Message from August 3, 2014.

Better is a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble with it.

Message from August 17, 2104.

We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps.

Message from August 31, 2014.

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

Message from September 7, 2104.

Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, with strife.

Message from September 14, 2104.

A friend is always loyal

Message from September 21, 2014.

A cheerful heart is good medicine.

Message from September 28, 2014.

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.

Message from October 5, 2014.

A man's greatest treasure is his wife -- she is a gift from the Lord.

Message from October 12, 2014.

Many are the plans in a person's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails.

Message from October 26, 2014.

Love and faithfulness keep a king safe; through love his throne is made secure.

Message from November 9, 2014.

People may be right in their own eyes, but the Lord examines their heart.

Message from November 16, 2104.

There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the Lord.

Message from November 23, 2014.

A good nane is to be chosen rather than great riches and favor is better than silver or gold.

Message from November 30, 2014.

Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered, or you may learn their ways and get yourself ensnared.

Message from December 7, 2014.

Do not let your heart envy sinners, but always be zealous for the fear of the Lord.

Message from December 14, 2104.

By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.

Message from December 21, 2014.

Know also that wisdom is like honey for you: if you find it, there is a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.

Message from December 28, 2014.

Better to live on a corner of the roof than to share a house with a quarrelsome wife.

Message from January 4, 2015.

For lack of wood the fire goes out and where there is no whispers quarreling ceases.

Message from January 11, 2015.

Wounds from a lover are worth it. Kisses from an enemy do you in.

Message from January 18, 2105.

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.

Message from January 25, 2015.

The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise.

Message from February 1, 2015.

The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

Message from February 8, 2015.

A faithful person will be richly blessed, but one eager to get rich will not go unpunished.

Message from February 22, 2015.

Fools give full vent to their rage, but the wise bring calm in the end.

Message from March 1, 2015.

Discipline your children, and they will give you peace; they will bring you the delights you desire.

Message from March 8, 2015.

Every word of God proves true. He is a shield to all who come to Him for protection.

Message from March 15, 2015.

A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.

Message from March 29, 2015.