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Insights from Proverbs 19

Insights from Proverbs 19 for the 19th: I love verse 22: “What is desired in a man is kindness,” isn’t that about the truth? If kindness is present, so many other things will be too; compassion, mercy, and empathy. Its … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 18

Insights from Proverbs 18 for the 18th: “The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it & are safe (v.10).” I have become increasingly sensitive to taking the Lord’s name in vain. Our culture is … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 17

Insights from Proverbs 17 for the 17th: Proverbs 17 has a pulse to it. It beats like the heart of one who’s wronged and who’s also been wronged. That about includes us all, doesn’t it? Solomon draws a clear line in … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 15 & 16

Insights from Proverbs 15 & 16 for the 15th & the 16th: Reading over chapters 15 & 16, I kept thinking… well, #1. I can’t summarize this and do it justice and #3. I would be robbing people by doing … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 14

Insights from Proverbs 14 for the 14th: Although Solomon jam-packs this Proverb with mighty Kingdom truth-bombs: happiness is mercy to the poor (v. 21), loose lips sink ships (paraphrase of v. 23), and envy rots the bones (v.30)… I’m just going … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 13

Insights from Proverbs 13 for the 13th: Throughout Proverbs 13 Solomon weaves a thread of working hard. A good man works hard. Not only is labor a good way to make an honest living, but it also shows the next generation … Continue reading

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Insights from Proverbs 12

Insights from Proverbs 12 for the 12th: You know when the Bible says that someone is flat out “stupid” who does “X,” I tend to pay close attention to that X. Proverbs 12 opens with such a warning: Whoever loves instruction … Continue reading

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