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Proverbs For Today

Pick the day of the month (example:  May 10 - that would be "10') and follow along with a timeless truth from the "Book of Wisdom" - Proverbs.

Or try the Personal Proverbs Challenge!  Using the above formula - using the day of the month as your guide - read one chapter from Proverbs each day. Every month you will read through Proverbs and your life will be enriched by applying these truths to your life.

1. "The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline." - 7
2. "The Lord gives wisdom and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding." - 6
3. "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him and He will make your paths straight."  5 - 6
4. "Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.  Avoid it. do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way." 14 - 15
5. "Drink water from your own cistern, running water from your own well." - 15
6. "Can a man scoop fire into his lap without his clothes being burned." - 27
7.  "Many are the victims she has brought down; her slain are a mighty throng." - 26
8. "Listen to my instruction and be wise, do not ignore it." - 33
9.  "Leave your simple ways and you will live; walk in the way of understanding."  - 6.
10.  "When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise." - 19. 
11. 'Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion." 22.
12. "A fool shows his annoyance at one, but a prudent man overlooks an insult." - 16.
13. "Pride only breeds quarrels, but wisdom is found in those who take advice." - 10
14. "Where there are no oxen, the manger is empty, but from the strength of an ox comes an abundant harvest." - 4
15. "A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." - 1
16.  "All a man's ways seem innocent to him, but motives are weighed by the Lord."- 2
17.  "A friend loves at all times, and brother is born for adversity." - 17
18.  "One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys." - 9.
19.  "A man's own folly ruins his life, yet his heart rages against the Lord." - 3
20.  "Do not say, 'I'll pay ou back for this wrong!' Wait for the Lord, he will deliver you." 22
21. "There is no widsom, no insight, no plan that can suceed against the Lord." - 30.
22.  "Drive out the mocker, an out goes strife; quarrels and insults are ended." - 10
23. "Do not withold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die.  Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death."  13-14
24.  "If you falter in times of trouble, how small is your strength." - 10
25. "Remove the dross from the silver and out comes material for the silversmith." - 4
26.  "Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down." - 20
27. "As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another." - 17
28.  "He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue." - 23
29.  "If a man pampers his servant from youth, he will bring greif in the end." - 21
30.   "Every word of God is flawless; he is a sheild to those who take refuge in him." - 5
31. "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves; for the rights of all who are destitute."  - 8.

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