Category Archives: 13

Mockers Versus Wise Sons – Proverbs 13:1

Welcome To Proverbs Club
Mockers Versus Wise Sons
Proverbs 13:1 (NIV)

1 A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,
but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.

Proverbs Club Commentary

First, let’s apply this to both sons and daughters.

Wise progeny embrace parental guidance.
Fools ignore it.

#wise #son #heeds #father #instruction #mocker #respond #rebukes

Appetites Of The Righteous And The Wicked – Proverbs 13:25

Welcome To Proverbs Club
Appetites Of The Righteous And The Wicked
Proverbs 13:25 (NIV)

25 The righteous eat to their hearts’ content,
but the stomach of the wicked goes hungry.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Righteous, like birds, are sated by God.
The Wicked have a hunger that cannot be satisfied.

#righteous #eat #hearts #content #stomach #wicked #hungry

Carefully Discipline Your Children – Proverbs 13:24

Welcome To Proverbs Club
Carefully Discipline Your Children
Proverbs 13:24 (NIV)

24 Whoever spares the rod hates their children,
but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Properly discipline your children or they will remain immature.

Note the word “properly” before reacting with the usual bromides.

#whoever #spares #rod #hates #children #loves #careful #discipline

On Preferring Scarcity To Surplus – Proverbs 13:23

On Preferring Scarcity To Surplus
Proverbs 13:23 (NIV)

On Preferring Scarcity To Surplus – Proverbs 13:23

23 An unplowed field produces food for the poor,
but injustice sweeps it away.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The decision to forgo an opportunity for surplus
is reached to bring a higher price through scarcity.
Scarcity undermines the poor.

#unplowed #field #produces #food #poor #injustice #sweeps #away

Inheritance Of Grandchildren And The Wise – Proverbs 13:22

Inheritance Of Grandchildren And The Wise
Proverbs 13:22 (NIV)

22 A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children,
but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The wise leave an inheritance to their grandchildren.
The wicked leave everything to the wise.
So wise up to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

#good_person #inheritance #childrens_children #grandchildren #children #sinner #wealth #righteous