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VerseD: Proverb 18:10

The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

Proverb 18:10, ESV

Jesus was first lifted up to make us righteous. The second time He was lifted up, it was as our King and Defender.

VerseD: Proverb 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.

Proverb 18:21, ESV

God spoke to create us.

The Word came to save us.

Let us choose to share the words of life with the world rather than to bite and hurt each other with our words.

VerseD: Proverbs 27:17

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:17, ESV

We were not meant to live life alone. We encourage and guide each other in the Lord.

VerseD: Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Proverbs 12:1

God has a standard, a perfect way He expects us to live. Not choosing to follow leads to pain and death. Accepting we can never attain perfection on our own, we turn to the Perfect One who made a way for us.

VerseD: Proverbs 16:3

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

Proverbs 16:3, ESV

When we live according to God’s will, we will be successful. It may not be the the success we expect, but being established in God makes everything work for His glory.

VerseD: Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Proverbs 3:5‭-‬6, ESV

God is far above us in every regard, it is best to simply trust Hin and His Word to guide us in this life and have hope for the next.

VerseD: Proverbs 16:24

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.

Proverbs 16:24, ESV

Everyone likes compliments, but sometimes we just need some good news, some encouragement. The greatest news is that God loves us even though we rebel, and He sent His Son to reconcile us to Himself.

VerseD: Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.

Proverbs 29:25, ESV

When we follow along with the crowd or are too afraid to stand for what is true and right because of the culture, we risk offending our Creator even more.

The worst the world can do to us is kill us, and then we are with God, anyway.

VerseD: Proverbs 21:21

Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life, righteousness, and honor.

Proverbs 21:21, ESV

Living a life of peace fosters peace. Seeking peace with and for God through Jesus Christ brings eternal life and possibly life for others to His glory.

VerseD: Proverbs 16:9

The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.

Proverbs 16:9, ESV

We may think we know what’s best for us, but God is moving our lives from behind the scenes. Sometimes He gives us what we want, and sometimes we’re happy with it.

The best thing is when He draws us to Jesus.