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Remove The Wicked From Rulership – Proverbs 20:26

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Remove The Wicked From Rulership
Proverbs 20:26 (NIV)

26 A wise king winnows out the wicked;
he drives the threshing wheel over them.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Wicked have no place in governance.
Remove them and prevent their reinstatement.

#wise #king #winnows #wicked #drives #threshing #wheel #threshingwheel

Think Hard Before Dedicating – Proverbs 20:25

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Think Hard Before Dedicating
Proverbs 20:25 (NIV)

25 It is a trap to dedicate something rashly
and only later to consider one’s vows.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Do not get fooled into making an imprudent dedication.
Your vow could reflect poorly on you.

#trap #dedicate #something #rashly #later #consider #vows

Jesus Directs Our Narrow Paths – Proverbs 20:24

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Jesus Directs Our Narrow Paths
Proverbs 20:24 (NIV)

24 A person’s steps are directed by the Lord.
How then can anyone understand their own way?

Proverbs Club Commentary

Jesus directs our narrow path,
possibly because we cannot fathom it.

All other paths cannot be perceived,
and end in sorrow.

#person #steps #directed #Lord #anyone #understand #their #own #way

Jesus Demands Honest Authentication – Proverbs 20:23

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Jesus Demands Honest Authentication
Proverbs 20:23 (NIV)

23 The Lord detests differing weights,
and dishonest scales do not please him.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Cheating others is a common character fault.

Use honest scales and honest weights,
an honest ephah and an honest hin.
I am the Lord your God,
who brought you out of Egypt.
Leviticus 19:36 (NIV)

#Lord #detests #differing #weights #dishonest #scales #please

Jesus Will Avenge The Godly – Proverbs 20:22

Jesus Will Avenge The Godly
Proverbs 20:22 (NIV)

22 Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!”
Wait for the Lord, and he will avenge you.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
Luke 6:37(c) (NIV)

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves,
but rather give place unto wrath:
for it is written, Vengeance is mine;
I will repay, saith the Lord.
Romans 12:19 (NIV)

#pay #back #wrong #Lord #wait #The_Lord #avenge #you