Write 31 Days - Proverbs:13:12
Read: Proverbs 13
"Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a dream fulfilled is a tree of life." (NLT)
"Unrelenting disappointment leaves you heartsick, but a sudden good break can turn life around." (The Message)
I have often heard this verse quoted. Looking back over my life, I have had many hopes and dreams . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 12:1, 18
Read: Proverbs 12
Verses: 1,18 (NLT)
(1)"To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction. (18) Some people make cutting remarks, but the words of the wise bring healing."
I love how many of these Proverbs just lay it on the line. They don't try to "soft sell" anything. I don't know about you, but I'm not a huge fan . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 11:4, 30
Read: Proverbs 11
Verses: 4 and 30 (NLT)
"Riches won’t help on the day of judgment, but right living can save you from death." (NLT)
"The seeds of good deeds become a tree of life; a wise person wins friends." (NLT)
Thanks for sticking with me (and giving me grace to post today instead of yesterday)! We are 1/3 . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 10:25
Read: Proverbs 10
Verses: 25 (NLT)
"When the storms of life come, the wicked are whirled away, but the godly have a lasting foundation."
I love this verse and the promise it represents. When, not if, the storms of life come. So, we know and obviously, God knows that we will have difficulty in this life. This verse . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 9:10
Read: Proverbs 9
Verse: 10 (AMP)
"The [reverent] fear of the Lord [that is, worshiping Him and regarding Him as truly awesome] is the beginning and the preeminent part of wisdom [its starting point and its essence], And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding and spiritual insight."
I was . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 8:9-10
Read: Proverbs 8
Verses: 9-10 (NLT)
"My words are plain to anyone with understanding, clear to those with knowledge. Choose my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold."
These verses refer to wisdom. I'm so thankful that we can ask for wisdom and it will be made plain to us. Of . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 7:2-3
Read: Proverbs 7
Verses: 2-3 (NLT)
"Obey my commands and live! Guard my instructions as you guard your own eyes. Tie them on your fingers as a reminder. Write them deep within your heart."
These verses made me think of my years in Awana and other church programs where I would memorize Scripture. I won pizza parties, . . .