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The Kind Are Blessed, The Cruel Are Ruined – Proverbs 11:17

The Kind Are Blessed, The Cruel Are Ruined
Proverbs 11:17 (NIV)

17 Those who are kind benefit themselves,
but the cruel bring ruin on themselves.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Kindness returns blessings.
Cruelty returns destruction.

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Receive Honor Or Riches – Proverbs 11:16

Receive Honor Or Riches
Proverbs 11:16

16 A kindhearted woman gains honor,
but ruthless men gain only wealth.

Proverbs Club Commentary

A gracious woman is praised.
A man of no mercy is cursed with mammon.

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22 When Jesus heard this, he said to him,
“You still lack one thing.
Sell everything you have and give to the poor,
and you will have treasure in heaven.
Then come, follow me.”

23 When he heard this, he became very sad,
because he was very wealthy.

24 Jesus looked at him and said,
“How hard it is for the rich
to enter the kingdom of God!”

Luke 18:22-24 (NIV)

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.

Guidance From Many Advisors Saves Nations – Proverbs 11:14

Guidance From Many Advisors Saves Nations
Proverbs 11:14 (NIV)

14 For lack of guidance a nation falls,
but victory is won through many advisers.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Many objective advisers result in proper guidance.
Proper guidance brings victory for the nation.

Who Talks Too Much? – Proverbs 11:13

Who Talks Too Much?
Proverbs 11:13 (NIV)

13 A gossip betrays a confidence,
but a trustworthy person keeps a secret.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The gossip cannot be trusted
with privileged information.

The honorable safeguards secrets.