Posts Tagged ‘ Proverbs ’

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 are afraid of what people might say or do to us, we fall in the trap of thinking they as if they are greater than God. No matter what this world does to us, we can know we are eternally safe in Christ.

VerseD: Proverbs 21:21

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

Proverbs 21:21, ESV

We know God’s love for us because He calls us to the pursuit of righteousness, and as we seek He gives us eternal life and righteousness through His Son.

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

When we follow and worship God, life makes much more sense. This life may not be the easiest, but we know webare going the right way.

VerseD: Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

Proverbs 17:17, ESV

We can choose friends, but Christ chose us as His friends, and He has given us a brotherhood of believers to help us through life and into eternity.

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 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 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: 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.