Disaster Recovery Resources: Friends And Neighbors – Proverbs 27:10

Disaster Recovery Resources: Friends And Neighbors
Proverbs 27:10 (NIV)

10 Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family,
and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you—
better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Be faithful to friends and neighbors
and they will be faithful to you when necessary.
This is especially true when relatives are not close-by.

Random Archer – Proverbs 26:10

Random Archer
Proverbs 26:10 (NIV)

10 Like an archer who wounds at random
is one who hires a fool or any passer-by.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Investigate before you hire.

Carrot Or Stick – Proverbs 25:15

Carrot Or Stick
Proverbs 25:15 (NIV)

15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded,
and a gentle tongue can break a bone.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Pleasant methods can be more successful than force.

The Wicked Must Avoid The House Of The Righteous – Proverbs 24:15-16

The Wicked Must Avoid The House Of The Righteous
Proverbs 24:15-16 (NIV)

15 Do not lurk like a thief near the house of the righteous,
do not plunder their dwelling place;

16 for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again,
but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Do not plunder the righteous because they will recover.
And the plunderer will be afflicted.

For Drunkards And Gluttons – Proverbs 23:19-21

For Drunkards And Gluttons
Proverbs 23:19-21 (NIV)

19 Listen, my son, and be wise,
and set your heart on the right path:

20 Do not join those who drink too much wine
or gorge themselves on meat,

21 for drunkards and gluttons become poor,
and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Stretch your budget.
Avoid gluttony and quaffing.