Category Archives: Proverbs

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins

Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. … Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. All you … Continue reading

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Their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

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A good name is better than fine perfume

A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. … Blessed is the person who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or … Continue reading

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Whoever brings ruin on their family will inherit only wind

He was filled with joy because he had come to believe in God—he and his whole household. … He and his whole household believed. … His entire household believed in the Lord; and many … believed and were baptized. … … Continue reading

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My people, hear my teaching; listen to the words of my mouth

I will open my mouth with a parable; I will utter hidden things, things from of old—things we have heard and known, things our ancestors have told us. We will not hide them from their descendants; we will tell the … Continue reading

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Parents tell their children about your faithfulness

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. … Folly is bound up in the heart of a child, but the rod of discipline will drive it … Continue reading

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Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him

They are the children God has graciously given you. … Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them.

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Adam named his wife Eve because she would become the mother of all the living

I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her. … Surely I was sinful at birth, … Continue reading

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I write to you fathers because you know him

For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just.

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A wife of noble character

She makes linen garments and sells them, and supplies the merchants with sashes. She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue.

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