Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Nuggets from my reading...

Proverbs 9 & 10

"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding." (9:10)

"A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grief to his mother." (10:1)

"The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out." (10:9)

"Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs." (10: 12)

"Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment." (10:13)

"He who heeds discipline shows the way to life, but whoever ignores correction leads others astray." (10: 17)

"When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise." (10: 19)

"The fear of the Lord adds length to life, but the years of the wicked are cut short." (10: 27)

"The way of the Lord is a refuge for the righteous, but it is ruin of those who do evil." (10:29)

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