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VerseD: Proverbs 19:21

Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.

Proverbs 19:21, ESV

We try to run our own lives, but God has an ultimate plan. Trust in His plan, in Him.

VerseD: Proverbs 19:17

Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.

Proverbs 19:17, ESV

Our God gives us good things, especially life and grace. Let us worship Him by giving to others.

VerseD: Proverbs 12:25

Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Proverbs 12:25, ESV

Our fears and anxieties make us feel like the weight of the world is on our shoulders, but a simple compliment, encouragement, and especially the gospel of Jesus Christ can make all the difference.

VerseD: Proverbs 22:4

The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life.

Proverbs 22:4, ESV

We think too highly of ourselves far too often, but if we truly “look inside our hearts,” we would see our need for God. Seek Him today and find eternal life.

VerseD: Proverbs 23:24

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.

Proverbs 23:24, ESV

We all make mistakes, but wisdom is learning from mistakes: our own and those of others. It is also learning from our Heavenly Father, bringing joy to our earthly family.

VerseD: Proverbs 11:24

One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.

Proverbs 11:24, ESV

God blesses us, and we bless others with those blessings. Most importantly, God gives us the blessing of grace and forgiveness, and if we hold onto for ourselves we stagnate. If we pass on that blessing, we find more than we can fathom.

VerseD: Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.

Proverbs 9:10, ESV

Knowing that God’s wrath and eternal power is revealed in all nature should push us to repentance and help us to truly understand our world.

VerseD: Proverbs 13:6

Righteousness guards him whose way is blameless, but sin overthrows the wicked.

Proverbs 13:6, ESV

Christ’s righteousness has cleansed is and declared us blameless, but those who choose to remain in their sin only have wrath to face. May we pray they find Christ.

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.