Posts Tagged ‘ Proverbs ’

VerseD: Proverbs 13:20

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 13:20, ESV

We can walk with God and others who do, growing in wisdom from the source of wisdom, or we can follow this world and it’s ways and suffer the consequences.

VerseD: Proverbs 12:25

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

Proverbs 12:25, ESV

Daily life can be hard, and a realization of our sin can weigh heavy on the heart and mind.

An encouraging word can change a bad day to a good day, and the Gospel can free us from shame and fear.

VerseD: Proverbs 20:7

The righteous who walks in his integrity— blessed are his children after him!

Proverbs 20:7, ESV

Our Christian walk is not about us. We walk in the righteousness of Christ to bless others and glorify our heavenly Father.

VerseD: Proverbs 13:3

Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life; he who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 13:3, ESV

Boasting about your life does not help anyone and possibly hurts others by leading to sin.

But if we boast in the work of Christ, we may lead others to God.

VerseD: Proverbs 18:21

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

Proverbs 18:21, ESV

Are you better at encouraging or discouraging, building up or tearing down with your words?

Do you share biblical, spiritual truths or focus on worldly and even sinful talk?

Do you spread love or hate?

VerseD: Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 22:6, ESV

In general, children remember things they have been taught, and wise and practical things tend to stick.

How much more then should we show and tell the truths of God?

VerseD: Proverbs 16:24

Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body.
Proverbs 16:24, ESV

Kind, grateful, forgiving, and uplifting words bring joy and even healing.
How muchso the Gospel that reveals the salvation of our souls?
Share the good news.

VerseD: Proverbs 29:25

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.
Proverbs 29:25, ESV

What can people do to you that is so bad? At worst, they kill. At best, they make us happy.
Only God can give us eternal life and peace through Christ.

VerseD: Proverbs 16:3

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
Proverbs 16:3, ESV

More than asking Him to bless our plans, committing our work to God is agreeing with what He has planned for us in this life.

VerseD: Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Proverbs 17:17, ESV

Siblings often cause contention with each other. This is no different in the Church. Yet, Jesus has called us friend, because He is always with us.