How are you enjoying the book of Proverbs?

I have more favourite Proverbs …

Here are another ten: 

  • Prov 15:33. The fear of the Lord teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.

  • Prov 16:3. Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed.

  • Prov 16:32. Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city.

  • Prov 17:17. A friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need.

  • Prov 17:22. A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person's strength.

  • Prov 17:27. A truly wise person uses few words; a person with understanding is even-tempered.

  • Prov 18:10. The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe. 

  • Prov 18:12. Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes honor.

  • Prov 18:15. Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge.

  • Prov 18:21. The tongue can bring death or life; those who love to talk will reap the consequences.
  • More wise advice!


    One thought on “More Favourite Proverbs

    1. Thanks for the great reminders Mark. Here are some of my favourite Proverbs…
      Prov. 11:30 “The fruit of the righteous is a TREE of LIFE, and he who wins souls is wise.”
      Prov. 9:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”
      Prov. 15:33 “The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom, and before honor is humility.”
      Prov. 16:3 “Commit your works to the LORD, and your thoughts will be established.”
      Prov. 16:32 “He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.”
      Prov. 17:17 “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”
      Prov. 22:4 By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches and honor and life.
      Prov. 24:27 Prepare your outside work, make it fit for yourself in the field; and afterward build your house.
      Prov. 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.”
      Prov. 27:19 “As in water face reflects face, so a man’s heart reveals the man.”
      Prov. 30:5 Every word of God is pure; He is a shield to those who put their trust in Him.

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