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Compensating The Righteous And The Wicked – Proverbs 14:14

Compensating The Righteous And The Wicked
Proverbs 14:14 (NIV)

14 The faithless will be fully repaid for their ways,
and the good rewarded for theirs.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Both the Wicked and the Righteous
will receive what they deserve.

Laughter To Sorrow – Proverbs 14:13

Laughter To Sorrow
Proverbs 14:13 (NIV)

13 Even in laughter the heart may ache,
and rejoicing may end in grief.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Laughter unlocks the emotions, especially sorrow.
It provides temporary relief to burdensome issues.
I laughed until I cried.

Looks Right, Brings Death – Proverbs 14:12

Looks Right, Brings Death
Proverbs 14:12 (NIV)

12 There is a way that appears to be right,
but in the end it leads to death.

Proverbs Club Commentary

There are many ways that are followed,
even by honest people.
But there is exactly one right way:
Jesus Christ.

Jesus answered,
“I am the way and the truth and the life.
No one comes to the Father except through me.”
John 14:6 (NIV)

Home Of The Wicked, Home Of The Upright – Proverbs 14:11

Home Of The Wicked, Home Of The Upright
Proverbs 14:11 (NIV)

11 The house of the wicked will be destroyed,
but the tent of the upright will flourish.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The residence of the wicked is condemned.
The residence of the righteous is blessed.
You get to choose your residence.

Heart Of Bitterness And Joy – Proverbs 14:10

Heart Of Bitterness And Joy
Proverbs 14:10

10 Each heart knows its own bitterness,
and no one else can share its joy.

PCDC Commentary

The heart is part of your spirit.

You must experience the range of emotions
from bitterness to joy.

Then, you can relate more earnestly to others
from empathy, instead of sympathy.