The Book of Proverbs Chapter 31

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 31 - Chapter 31 The Sayings of King LemuelThe sayings of King Lemuel contain this message, which his mother taught him.O my son, O son of my womb,O son of my vows,do not waste your strength on women,on those who ruin kings.It is not for kings, O Lemuel, to guzzle wine.Rulers should not crave alcohol.For if they drink, they may forget the lawand not give…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 30

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 30 - Chapter 30 The Sayings of AgurThe sayings of Agur son of Jakeh contain this message. I am weary, O God;I am weary and worn out, O God. I am too stupid to be human,and I lack common sense.I have not mastered human wisdom,nor do I know the Holy One.Who but God goes up to heaven and comes back down?Who holds the wind in his…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 29

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 29 - Chapter 29 In the next three days, we will finish up our reading together of the Book of Proverbs. Later this week, we will launch a brand new study on Forgiveness. We hope you’ll join us!Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticismwill suddenly be destroyed beyond recovery.When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice.But when the wicked are in power, they groan.The…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 28

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 28 - Chapter 28 The wicked run away when no one is chasing them,but the godly are as bold as lions.When there is moral rot within a nation, its government topples easily.But wise and knowledgeable leaders bring stability.A poor person who oppresses the pooris like a pounding rain that destroys the crops.To reject the law is to praise the wicked;to obey the law is…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 27

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 27 - Chapter 27 Don’t brag about tomorrow,since you don’t know what the day will bring.Let someone else praise you, not your own mouth—a stranger, not your own lips.A stone is heavy and sand is weighty,but the resentment caused by a fool is even heavier.Anger is cruel, and wrath is like a flood,but jealousy is even more dangerous.An open rebukeis better than hidden love!Wounds…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 26

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 26 - Chapter 26 Honor is no more associated with foolsthan snow with summer or rain with harvest.Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow,an undeserved curse will not land on its intended victim.Guide a horse with a whip, a donkey with a bridle,and a fool with a rod to his back!Don’t answer the foolish arguments of fools,or you will become as foolish as…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 25

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 25 - Chapter 25 More Proverbs of SolomonThese are more proverbs of Solomon, collected by the advisers of King Hezekiah of Judah.It is God’s privilege to conceal thingsand the king’s privilege to discover them.No one can comprehend the height of heaven, the depth of the earth,or all that goes on in the king’s mind!Remove the impurities from silver,and the sterling will be ready for…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 24

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 24 - Chapter 24 Don’t envy evil peopleor desire their company.For their hearts plot violence,and their words always stir up trouble.A house is built by wisdomand becomes strong through good sense.Through knowledge its rooms are filledwith all sorts of precious riches and valuables.The wise are mightier than the strong, and those with knowledge grow stronger and stronger.So don’t go to war without wise guidance;victory depends…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 23

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 22 - Chapter 23 While dining with a ruler,pay attention to what is put before you.If you are a big eater,put a knife to your throat;don’t desire all the delicacies,for he might be trying to trick you.Don’t wear yourself out trying to get rich.Be wise enough to know when to quit.In the blink of an eye wealth disappears,for it will sprout wingsand fly away…

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The Book of Proverbs Chapter 22

The Book of Proverbs, New Living Translation Day 22 - Chapter 22 Throughout the month of January, we are simply reading the book of Proverbs together each day. We hope you’ll join us, and appreciate the wisdom included in this insightful book written by King Solomon.Choose a good reputation over great riches;being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold.The rich and poor have this in common:The LORD made them…

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