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Wisdom Is Universally Accepted – Proverbs 13:15

Wisdom Is Universally Accepted
Proverbs 13:15 (NIV)

15 Good judgment wins favor,
but the way of the unfaithful
leads to their destruction.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Deception brings ruin.
Wisdom brings appreciation.

Refuse Security For A Stranger – Proverbs 11:15

Refuse Security For A Stranger
Proverbs 11:15 (NIV)

15 Whoever puts up security for a stranger will surely suffer,
but whoever refuses to shake hands in pledge is safe.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Handle financial transactions wisely.
Unsecured loans are unwise.
Christians are encouraged to forgive debts.

Help The Rich Or The Poor – Proverbs 10:15

Help The Rich Or The Poor
Proverbs 10:15 (NIV)

15 The wealth of the rich is their fortified city,
but poverty is the ruin of the poor.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Wealth protects the rich.
Poverty destroys the poor.
Our focus must be on the poor.

 

The Adulteress Tempts The Simple – Proverbs 9:14-17

The Adulteress Tempts The Simple
Proverbs 9:14-17 (NIV)

14 She sits at the door of her house,
on a seat at the highest point of the city,

15 calling out to those who pass by,
who go straight on their way,

16 “Let all who are simple come to my house!”
To those who have no sense she says,

17 “Stolen water is sweet;
food eaten in secret is delicious!”

Proverbs Club Commentary

The adulteress invites others to join her private feast.
Only the simple will follow, to their demise.

Preconizing Of Wisdom And Understanding – Proverbs 8:1

Preconizing Of Wisdom And Understanding
Proverbs 8:1 (NIV)

8 Does not wisdom call out?
Does not understanding raise her voice?

Proverbs Club Commentary

Wisdom and Understanding seek you out.
Take the time to look and listen.