Isolate Yourself From A Troublesome Spouse – Proverbs 25:24

Isolate Yourself From A Troublesome Spouse
Proverbs 25:24 (NIV)

24 Better to live on a corner of the roof
than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.

Proverbs Club Commentary

While waiting to reconcile or to seek consultation,
sequester yourself in an isolated cubbyhole.

#quarrelsome_wife #quarrelsome #wife #corner_of_the_roof #corner #roof #better #live #share #house

Do Not Bear False Witness Against Your Neighbor – Proverbs 24:28

Do Not Bear False Witness Against Your Neighbor
Proverbs 24:28 (NIV)

28 Do not testify against your neighbor without cause;
would you use your lips to mislead?

Proverbs Club Commentary

Lying about others breaks the Ninth Commandment.

#testify #against #neighbor #without_cause #cause #lips #mislead

Alcohol Distorts Your Inhibitions – Proverbs 23:34

Alcohol Distorts Your Inhibitions
Proverbs 23:34 (NIV)

34 You will be like one sleeping on the high seas,
lying on top of the rigging.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Rumor has it that I imbibed in my Navy years.
I had been at the top of the rigging, too.
But never at the same time.
Restrain your consumption of alcohol.

#sleeping #high_seas #seas #lying #top_of_the_rigging #rigging

Proverbs Strengthen Trust In The Lord – Proverbs 22:17

Proverbs Strengthen Trust In The Lord
Proverbs 22:17 (NIV)

17 Pay attention and turn your ear to the sayings of the wise;
apply your heart to what I teach,

18 for it is pleasing when you keep them in your heart
and have all of them ready on your lips.

19 So that your trust may be in the Lord,
I teach you today, even you.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Scrutinizing Proverbs Enhances Trust In The Lord.
Plant them in your mind and heart.
Speak them in your conversations.
Even you.

#pay_attention #sayings_of_the_wise #The_Lord #even_you #ear #teach #pleasing #heart #lips #trust #Lord #today

Personal Gratification Precludes Affluence – Proverbs 21:17

Personal Gratification Precludes Affluence
Proverbs 21:17 (NIV)

17 Whoever loves pleasure will become poor;
whoever loves wine and olive oil will never be rich.

Proverbs Club Commentary

How much is a cup of K-Cup coffee?
How much is a cup of BuckyStars?
How much per Week? Month? Year?
What good could you do with the difference?

#loves #pleasure #poor #wine #olive_oil #never #rich