Category Archives: 27

Oppressive Provocation Of Fools – Proverbs 27:3

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Oppressive Provocation Of Fools
Proverbs 27:3 (NIV)

3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden,
but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Harassment of the ungodly is stifling.
Avoid the ungodly like the plague.

#stone #heavy #sand #burden #fool #provocation #heavier #both

Only Others Should Praise You – Proverbs 27:2

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Only Others Should Praise You
Proverbs 27:2 (NIV)

2 Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth;
an outsider, and not your own lips.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Your commendations should only come from others, never yourself.
It is an excellent way to measure your accomplishments, or lack thereof.

#someone #praise #mouth #outsider #lips

Tomorrow Is A Mystery – Proverbs 27:1

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Tomorrow Is A Mystery
Proverbs 27:1 (NIV)

1 Do not boast about tomorrow,
for you do not know what a day may bring.

Proverbs Club Commentary

There are over 166,000 deaths every day.
Instead of saying, “Tomorrow I will …”
Prefix it with, “God willing…”

#boast #tomorrow #know #day #bring

God Blesses Diligent Labor – Proverbs 27:25-27

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God Blesses Diligent Labor
Proverbs 27:25-27 (NIV)

25 When the hay is removed and new growth appears
and the grass from the hills is gathered in,

26 the lambs will provide you with clothing,
and the goats with the price of a field.

27 You will have plenty of goats’ milk to feed your family
and to nourish your female servants.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Do all the tasks that must be done,
and those in your home will eat heartily.

#hay #removed #growth #appears #lambs #clothing #goats #field #milk #family #servants

Manage Your Assets Meticulously – Proverbs 27:23-24

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Manage Your Assets Meticulously
Proverbs 27:23-24 (NIV)

23 Be sure you know the condition of your flocks,
give careful attention to your herds;

24 for riches do not endure forever,
and a crown is not secure for all generations.

Proverbs Club Commentary

All things deviate over time and have a limited life cycle.
Know your assets and adjust them accordingly.
Get out of buggy whips.

#condition #flocks #careful #attention #herds #riches #endure #forever #crown #secure #generations