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The Sluggard Who Cried LION – Proverbs 22:13

The Sluggard Who Cried LION
Proverbs 22:13 (NIV)

13 The sluggard says, “There’s a lion outside!
I’ll be killed in the public square!”

Proverbs Club Commentary

Any excuse is better than none (or so they say).
But admitting the truth could change your path.

Eyes Of The Lord Versus Words Of Transgressors – Proverbs 22:12

Eyes Of The Lord Versus Words Of Transgressors
Proverbs 22:12 (NIV)

12 The eyes of the Lord preserve knowledge,
and he overthroweth the words of the transgressor.

Proverbs Club Commentary
The Righteous destroy the lies of the wicked
by revealing wisdom from God.

Befriending A King – Proverbs 22:11

Befriending A King
Proverbs 22:11 (NIV)

11 One who loves a pure heart
and who speaks with grace
will have the king for a friend.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The righteous will attract the wise.

Mockers Bring Only Strife – Proverbs 22:10

Mockers Bring Only Strife
Proverbs 22:10 (NIV)

10 Drive out the mocker, and out goes strife;
quarrels and insults are ended.

Proverbs Club Commentary

A mocker brings strife, quarrels, and insults.
Eschew the mocker.

Blessed For Sharing With The Poor – Proverbs 22:9

Blessed For Sharing With The Poor
Proverbs 22:9

9 The generous will themselves be blessed,
for they share their food with the poor.

NIV

Commentary

A generous person will be blessed
for as little an offering
as sharing food with the poor.
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