All posts by Terry Grieve

On Abusing The Poor And Needy – Proverbs 22:22-23

On Abusing The Poor And Needy
Proverbs 22:22-23 (NIV)

22 Do not exploit the poor because they are poor
and do not crush the needy in court,

23 for the Lord will take up their case
and will exact life for life.

Proverbs Club Commentary

When the Wicked abuse the oppressed,
Jesus repays them accordingly.

#exploit #poor #crush #needy #court #The_Lord #Lord #take_up #case #exact #life_for_life #life

Pursuing Righteousness And Love – Proverbs 21:19

Pursuing Righteousness And Love
Proverbs 21:19 (NIV)

21 Whoever pursues righteousness and love
finds life, prosperity and honor.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Seeking righteousness and love
cultivates a person of integrity.

#whoever #pursues #righteousness #love #life #prosperity #honor

Eschew The Loquacious – Proverbs 20:19

Eschew The Loquacious
Proverbs 20:19 (NIV)

19 A gossip betrays a confidence;
so avoid anyone who talks too much.

Proverbs Club Commentary

An effective way to control gossip
is to avoid those who talk to much.

You Talk Too Much” by Joe Jones – 1960

#gossip #betrays #confidence #avoid #anyone #talk_too_much #talk #too_much #much

Get Counted Among The Wise – Proverbs 19:20

Get Counted Among The Wise
Proverbs 19:20 (NIV)

20 Listen to advice and accept discipline,
and at the end you will be counted among the wise.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Get wise by heading advice and correcting your narrow path.

#listen #advice #accept #discipline #end #counted #wise

Best Use Of The Tongue – Proverbs 18:21

Best Use Of The Tongue
Proverbs 18:21 (NIV)

21 The tongue has the power of life and death,
and those who love it will eat its fruit.

Proverbs Club Commentary

How can the tongue have the power of life and death?
By speaking the Gospel.
And those who hear and accept will love their eternal life.

#tongue #power #life #death #love #eat #fruit