Category Archives: Proverbs

It is by faith you stand firm

Do not be afraid. Stand firm and you will see the deliverance the Lord will bring you today. … The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.

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(Treat) older women as mothers … with absolute purity.

Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.

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Praise the LORD from the earth … young women

Let the (young women) praise the name of the LORD, for his name alone is exalted.

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Young men, let them praise the name of the LORD

Encourage the young men to be self-controlled … The glory of young men is their strength … (but) even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their … Continue reading

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I desire to do your will, my God

I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. … Desire without knowledge is not good—how much more will … Continue reading

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He is puffed up; his desires are not upright

The righteousness of the upright delivers them, but the unfaithful are trapped by evil desires. … Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word; but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things … Continue reading

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The LORD detests those whose hearts are perverse

For forty years I was angry with that generation; I said, “They are a people whose hearts go astray, and they have not known my ways.” So I declared on oath in my anger, “They shall never enter my rest.”

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Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God

Teach me your way, Lord, that I may rely on your faithfulness; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name. I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify your name forever.

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A heart at peace gives life to the body

Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning. … My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king.

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One whose heart is corrupt does not prosper

Before a downfall the heart is haughty. … Each heart knows its own bitterness. … Even in laughter the heart may ache, and rejoicing may end in grief. … The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not … Continue reading

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