Monthly Archives: August 2012

Proverbs 27:23-27 Love For Animals

Be sure you know the condition of your flocks,     give careful attention to your herds; 24 for riches do not endure forever,     and a crown is not secure for all generations. 25 When the hay is removed and new growth appears     and … Continue reading

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Proverbs 27:17-22 Alone Is Not An Option

17 As iron sharpens iron,     so one person sharpens another. 18 The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit,     and whoever protects their master will be honored. 19 As water reflects the face,     so … Continue reading

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Proverbs 27:15,16 Why Women Argue

15 A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping      of a leaky roof in a rainstorm; 16 restraining her is like restraining the wind     or grasping oil with the hand. Why Women Argue Women argue for the same reason men do.  Most often … Continue reading

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Proverbs 27:14 Good Done Badly

14 If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning,     it will be taken as a curse. Good Done Badly Is the above verse a metaphor, or is it literal?  It rings true on both accounts.  If a person is … Continue reading

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Proverbs 27:13 Charity

13 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger;     hold it in pledge if it is done for an outsider. Charity I remember a school master at Plympton Grammar School reading from the King James Version (KJV) … Continue reading

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Proverbs 27:12 Two Moves Ahead

12 The prudent see danger and take refuge,     but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. Two Moves Ahead I saw a lecture where it was hown that today’s society are ‘in the moment’.  Experientially that is good.  We should … Continue reading

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proverbs 27:11 Boundaries?

11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart;     then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt. Boundaries A healthy person sees themselves as distinct from others in appropriate ways.  However, there is a sense … Continue reading

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