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Truth Or Lies – Proverbs 12:17

Truth Or Lies
Proverbs 12:17 (NIV)

17 An honest witness tells the truth,
but a false witness tells lies.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Evaluate people by their honesty.

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Fools Are Easily Provoked – Proverbs 12:16

Fools Are Easily Provoked
Proverbs 12:16 (NIV)

16 Fools show their annoyance at once,
but the prudent overlook an insult.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Only fools are quickly triggered.
Remain composed when offended.
Ignore insignificant remarks.

Intuition Fools The Fool – Proverbs 12:15

Intuition Fools The Fool
Proverbs 12:15 (NIV)

15 The way of fools seems right to them,
but the wise listen to advice.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The uncritiqued path of a fool is unstable.
A proper plan insures the path.
Issues arise in any plan.
Trusted advisors help clarify the issues.

Profit From Your Words And Deeds – Proverbs 12:14

Profit From Your Words And Deeds
Proverbs 12:14 (NIV)

14 From the fruit of their lips
people are filled with good things,
and the work of their hands brings them reward.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Good speech delivers benefits.
Good works are rewarded.
So, for goodness sake, speak and work
with knowledge, understanding and wisdom.

Escaping Words Of The Wicked – Proverbs 12:13

Escaping Words Of The Wicked
Proverbs 12:13 (NIV)

13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk,
and so the innocent escape trouble.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The righteous repel the wicked
because the very words of the wicked betray them.