Monthly Archives: August 2012

Proverbs 27:1 Don’t Count Your Chickens In Business

Do not boast about tomorrow,     for you do not know what a day may bring. Don’t Count Your Chickens In Business Business people tend to look at the future.  We have venture capital, speculation, and yearly forecasts.  The Bible … Continue reading

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Proverbs 26:17-28 Shooting Your Mouth Off

17 Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears     is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own. 18 Like a maniac shooting     flaming arrows of death 19 is one who deceives their neighbor     and says, “I was only joking!” … Continue reading

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Proverbs 26:13-16 Sluggard

13 A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road,     a fierce lion roaming the streets!” 14 As a door turns on its hinges,     so a sluggard turns on his bed. 15 A sluggard buries his hand in … Continue reading

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Proverbs 26:1-12 Fool

Like snow in summer or rain in harvest,     honor is not fitting for a fool. 2 Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow,     an undeserved curse does not come to rest. 3 A whip for the horse, … Continue reading

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Proverbs 25:27, 28 Know When to Stop

27 It is not good to eat too much honey,     nor is it honorable to search out matters that are too deep. 28 Like a city whose walls are broken through     is a person who lacks self-control. Know … Continue reading

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Proverbs 25:25, 26 Don’t Back Down

25 Like cold water to a weary soul     is good news from a distant land. 26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well     are the righteous who give way to the wicked. Don’t Back Down Recent writing … Continue reading

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Proverbs 25:21-22 Love Your Enemy

21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat;     if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. 22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head,     and the Lord will reward you. … Continue reading

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Proverbs 25:18-20 Emotional Consequences of Foolishness

18 Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow     is one who gives false testimony against a neighbor. 19 Like a broken tooth or a lame foot     is reliance on the unfaithful in a time of … Continue reading

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Proverbs 25:16,17 A Needy Friend

If you find honey, eat just enough— too much of it, and you will vomit. 17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house— too much of you, and they will hate you. A Needy Friend Codependency, or overdependency  is not … Continue reading

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Proverbs 25:15 Water or Stone

Through patience a ruler can be persuaded,     and a gentle tongue can break a bone.  Water or Stone There is a brute strength that gets its way through domination and opposition.  It is the strength of Dodge Ram commercials … Continue reading

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