Monthly Archives: November 2022

Loving Wisdom Or Prostitutes – Proverbs 29:3

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Loving Wisdom Or Prostitutes
Proverbs 29:3 (NIV)

3) A man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,
but a companion of prostitutes squanders his wealth.

Proverbs Club Commentary

A wise son, on the Narrow Path, honors his parents.
A foolish son wastes his time and treasure on foolish endeavors.

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Persecuting The Poor – Proverbs 28:3

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Persecuting The Poor
Proverbs 28:3 (NIV)

3) A ruler who oppresses the poor
is like a driving rain that leaves no crops.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Text is ambiguous as to this being a poor person or a ruler!

A Fool who afflicts the poor delivers only disappointment.

#ruler #oppresses #poor #driving #rain #leaves #no #crops

When Possible, Resolve Issues Before You Leave Home – Proverbs 27:8

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When Possible, Resolve Issues Before You Leave Home
Proverbs 27:8 (NIV)

8) Like a bird that flees its nest
is anyone who flees from home.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Running away from home is not an acceptable solution.
Attempt to resolve the issues.
If not successful, carefully plan your exit first.

#bird #flees #nest #anyone #flees #home

Answering The Folly Of A Fool – Proverbs 26:5

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Answering The Folly Of A Fool
Proverbs 26:5 (NIV)

5) Answer a fool according to his folly,
or he will be wise in his own eyes.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Challenge foolish statements to humble the fool.
Do so as privately as possible,
to reduce his embarrassment.

#answer #fool #according #his #folly #wise #own #eyes

Refreshing The Leader – Proverbs 25:13

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Refreshing The Leader
Proverbs 25:13 (NIV)

13) Like a snow-cooled drink at harvest time
is a trustworthy messenger to the one who sends him;
he refreshes the spirit of his master.

Proverbs Club Commentary

An honest reporter encourages the leader.
Whether good news or bad news,
or somewhere in between,
the leader is better-off knowing the situation.

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