Write 31 Days - Proverbs 17: 9
Read: Proverbs 17
Verse: 9 (NLT)
"Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends." (NLT)
"He who covers and forgives an offense seeks love, But he who repeats or gossips about a matter separates intimate friends." (AMP)
This verse is not new to me, nor is the concept. Love . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 16: 1-3
Read: Proverbs 16
Verse: 1-3 (NLT)
"We can make our own plans, but the Lord gives the right answer. People may be pure in their own eyes, but the Lord examines their motives. Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed."
When I have read these verses in the past, I've seen . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 15:3
Read: Proverbs 15
Verse: 3 (NLT)
"The Lord is watching everywhere, keeping his eye on both the evil and the good."
I love this promise! The Lord is watching everywhere! He is omnipresent, everywhere at once! When I cannot be with my loved ones, He is! Not only is He everywhere, but He is watching! . . .
Write 31 Days - Proverbs 14:30
Read: Proverbs 14
Verse: 30 (NLT)
"A peaceful heart leads to a healthy body; jealousy is like cancer in the bones."
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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 . . .