Category Archives: 27

Heed Your Behavior – Proverbs 27:21

Heed Your Behavior
Proverbs 27:21 (NIV)

21 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold,
but people are tested by their praise.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Metals are extracted by extreme heat.
A reputation is formed by speech and action.

#crucible #silver #furnace #gold #people #tested #praise

Never Full, The Eye Is – Proverbs 27:20

Never Full, The Eye Is
Proverbs 27:20 (NIV)

20 Death and Destruction [Abaddon] are never satisfied,
and neither are human eyes.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Abaddon: (noun)
1. Apollyon.
2. a place of destruction; the depths of hell.
Source: Dictionary.com

Disaster is persistent.
As is the hunger of sight.

#Death_and_Destruction #Abaddon #never_satisfied #neither #human_eyes #satisfied #human #eyes

Reflections Of The Face And The Heart – Proverbs 27:19

Reflections Of The Face And The Heart
Proverbs 27:19 (NIV)

19 As water reflects the face,
so one’s life reflects the heart.

Proverbs Club Commentary

You examine your face in the mirror.
So, examine your heart in your life.
Do you want your heart to resemble
The Picture of Dorian Gray?

#water #reflects #face #life #heart #The_Picture_of_Dorian_Gray #Dorian_Gray

Reward For Safeguarding – Proverbs 27:18

Reward For Safeguarding
Proverbs 27:18 (NIV)

18 The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit,
and whoever protects their master will be honored.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Your defense of someone will be rewarded by master or servant.

Pretty Fly (For A Sharp Guy) – Proverbs 27:17

Pretty Fly (For A Sharp Guy)
Proverbs 27:17 (NIV)

17 As iron sharpens iron,
so one person sharpens another.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Larry and I worked together in high school
to sharpen our science skills.
Worked flawlessly. We excelled.
Well, OK, Larry excelled. (I passed).

#iron_sharpens_iron #iron #person #sharpens #another