Never Full, The Eye Is – Proverbs 27:20

Never Full, The Eye Is
Proverbs 27:20 (NIV)

20 Death and Destruction [Abaddon] are never satisfied,
and neither are human eyes.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Abaddon: (noun)
1. Apollyon.
2. a place of destruction; the depths of hell.
Source: Dictionary.com

Disaster is persistent.
As is the hunger of sight.

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The Quarrelsome Enkindle Discord – Proverbs 26:21

The Quarrelsome Enkindle Discord
Proverbs 26:21 (NIV)

21 As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire,
so is a quarrelsome person for kindling strife.

Proverbs Club Commentary

To keep the conversation amicable,
avoid the contentious person.

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Worthless Are the Righteous Who Surrender To The Wicked – Proverbs 25:26

Worthless Are the Righteous Who Surrender To The Wicked
Proverbs 25:26 (NIV)

26 Like a muddied spring or a polluted well
are the righteous who give way to the wicked.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Narrow Path demands your fealty.

Have nothing to do
with the fruitless deeds of darkness,
but rather expose them.
Ephesians 5:11 (NIV)

#muddied_spring #polluted_well #righteous #give_way #wicked #muddied #spring #polluted #well

A Lazybones Brings Decay – Proverbs 24:30

A Lazybones Brings Decay
Proverbs 24:30 (NIV)

30 I went past the field of a sluggard,
past the vineyard of someone who has no sense;

31 thorns had come up everywhere,
the ground was covered with weeds,
and the stone wall was in ruins.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The idler destroys by failing to act.
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
Benjamin Franklin

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Be Appropriate At An Important Event – Proverbs 23:1-3

Be Appropriate At An Important Event
Proverbs 23:1-3 (NIV)

1 When you sit to dine with a ruler,
note well what is before you,

2 and put a knife to your throat
if you are given to gluttony.

3 Do not crave his delicacies,
for that food is deceptive.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Be shrewd and moderate when invited to an event.
You may have no idea why you were really invited.
Perhaps your behavior is being observed.

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