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Sin Of The Wicked Punished – Proverbs 29:16

Sin Of The Wicked Punished
Proverbs 29:16 (NIV)

16 When the wicked thrive, so does sin,
but the righteous will see their downfall.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The Righteous will witness the overthrow of the Wicked.

#wicked #thrive #sin #righteous #see #downfall

Rods And Reprimands – Proverbs 29:15

Rods And Reprimands
Proverbs 29:15 (NIV)

15 A rod and a reprimand impart wisdom,
but a child left undisciplined disgraces its mother.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Discipline is required to rear civil children.

#rod #reprimand #impart #wisdom #child #undisciplined #disgraces #mother

Successful Kings Support The Poor – Proverbs 29:14

Successful Kings Support The Poor
Proverbs 29:14 (NIV)

14 If a king judges the poor with fairness,
his throne will be established forever.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The leader who promotes the poor will continue to lead.

The Borrower And Usurer Share Vision From Jesus – Proverbs 29:13

The Borrower And Usurer Share Vision From Jesus
Proverbs 29:13 (NIV)

13 The poor and the oppressor have this in common:
The Lord gives sight to the eyes of both.

Proverbs Club Commentary

OPPRESSOR is likely better stated USURER.

The borrower and the lender need each other.
Jesus gives both of them insight as well as eyesight.
Both are expected to treat each other humanely.

 

Lying To Leaders – Proverbs 29:12

Lying To Leaders
Proverbs 29:12 (NIV)

12 If a ruler listens to lies,
all his officials become wicked.

Proverbs Club Commentary

A misinformed leader corrupts his staff.