Write 31 Days - Proverbs 28:26
Read: Proverbs 28
Verse: 26 (NLT)
"Those who trust their own insight are foolish, but anyone who walks in wisdom is safe."
I am thankful to the Lord that I don't have to lean on my understanding (Proverbs 3:5) but that He gives me His! When I walk in His wisdom, I am safe, rescued. Such sweet assurance and a good . . .
Write 31 Days Proverbs 27:1
Read: Proverbs 27
Verse: 1 (NLT)
"Don’t brag about tomorrow, since you don’t know what the day will bring."
This verse really stuck out when I read it. We are not guaranteed tomorrow and God is calling us to live in the present. As I was reading, I felt like He nudged me to read "don't over-schedule . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 26:20
Read: Proverbs 26
Verse: 20 (NLT)
"Fire goes out without wood, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops."
I must have a great "like" for the number 20 because that's the verse I chose out of today's chapter, as well as yesterday's post. "Twenty is twice ten and can, at times, mean a complete or perfect waiting period." Ah...but . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 25:20
Read: Proverbs 25
Verse: 20 (NLT)
"Singing cheerful songs to a person with a heavy heart is like taking someone’s coat in cold weather or pouring vinegar in a wound."
I was caught off guard reading this at first. If someone is sad, why wouldn't they want cheerful songs? Of course, I'm a musician so music ALWAYS makes me . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 24:3-4
Read: Proverbs 24
Verses: 3-4 (NLT)
"A house is built by wisdom and becomes strong through good sense. Through knowledge, its rooms are filled with all sorts of precious riches and valuables."
Just as a house is built with wisdom, our lives are built by wisdom. The older I get, I trust that my . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 23:15-16
Read: Proverbs 23
Verses: 15-16 (NLT)
"My child, if your heart is wise, my own heart will rejoice! Everything in me will celebrate when you speak what is right."
As I was reading the 23rd chapter of Proverbs, these 2 verses kind of jumped out at me. As I've read a couple of commentaries, this is the parent . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 22:24-25
Read: Proverbs 22
"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." (NIV)
I couldn't decide which version I liked best, so I gave you 3 for these verses today.
We all encounter many different kinds of . . .