Monthly Archives: April 2012

Proverbs 11:7-9 (Hope)

 7 Hopes placed in mortals die with them;    all the promise of[a]their power comes to nothing.  8 The righteous person is rescued from trouble,    and it falls on the wicked instead.  9 With their mouths the godless destroy their neighbors, … Continue reading

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Proverbs 11:5,6 (Destiny)

 5 The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight,    but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.  6 The righteousness of the upright delivers them,    but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. Destiny Destiny is often … Continue reading

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Proverbs 11:1-4

 1 The LORD detests dishonest scales,    but accurate weights find favor with him.  2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace,    but with humility comes wisdom.  3 The integrity of the upright guides them,    but the unfaithful are destroyed by their … Continue reading

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Proverbs 10:22-32 Against Being Pragmatic

 22 The blessing of the LORD brings wealth,    without painful toil for it.  23 A fool finds pleasure in wicked schemes,    but a person of understanding delights in wisdom.  24 What the wicked dread will overtake them;    what the righteous … Continue reading

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Proverbs 10:6-21

 6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous,    but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.[a]  7 The name of the righteous is used in blessings,[b]    but the name of the wicked will rot.  8 The wise in heart accept commands, … Continue reading

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Proverbs 10:1-5 A Wise Son

Proverbs of Solomon  1The proverbs of Solomon:    A wise son brings joy to his father,    but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.  2 Ill-gotten treasures have no lasting value,    but righteousness delivers from death.  3 The LORD does … Continue reading

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