Proverbs Our church family is reading through the book of Proverbs this month – a proverb a day.

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As we're reading through the book of Proverbs this month, I thought I'd share a few of my favourites (all from the New Living Translation):

  • Prov 3:5-6. Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.

  • Prov 4:23. Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.
  • Prov 10:9. People with integrity walk safely, but those who follow crooked paths will slip and fall.

  • Prov 13:4. Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.

  • Prov 13:10. Pride leads to conflict; those who take advice are wise.

  • Prov 13:18. If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.

  • Prov 15:1. A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare.

  • Prov 15:22. Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success.

  • Prov 15:28. The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking; the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words.

  • Prov 15:31. If you listen to constructive criticism, you will be at home among the wise.

    Wise advice!

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