Category Archives: Proverbs

Do everything in love

Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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We were born only yesterday and know nothing

Ah, Sovereign LORD, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you. … Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.

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I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes

Ask the former generation and find out what their ancestors learned, for we were born only yesterday and know nothing, and our days on earth are but a shadow. … What has been will be again, what has been done … Continue reading

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Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe

He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. … For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light (for … Continue reading

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They loved human praise more than praise from God

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. … On the … Continue reading

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The LORD Almighty has a day in store for all the proud and lofty

For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.

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Pride brings a person low

Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. … When pride comes, then comes disgrace. … Where there is strife, there is pride. … The LORD tears down the house of the proud. … The LORD detests all … Continue reading

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You are the children of the Lord your God

He who fears the LORD has a secure fortress, and for his children it will be a refuge. … The LORD will establish you as his holy people, as he promised you on oath, if you keep the commands of … Continue reading

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The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever

  Every word of God is flawless. … It is written: “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” … Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the … Continue reading

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He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him

Discipline your son, for in that there is hope; do not be a willing party to his death. … Do not withhold discipline from a child; if you punish him with the rod, he will not die. Punish him with … Continue reading

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