Write 31 Days - Proverbs 29:5
Read: Proverbs 29
Verse: 5 (NLT)
"To flatter friends is to lay a trap for their feet."
I think this verse is calling us to be real with our friends. Don’t sugar coat the truth but be willing, to be honest. At times it just feels easier to stay on the surface and not get involved with . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .