Category Archives: Proverbs

Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?

If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there. If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, … Continue reading

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The craving of a sluggard will be the death of him

They are dogs with mighty appetites; they never have enough … they all turn to their own way, they seek their own gain. … From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain.

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For where you have selfish ambition, there you find disorder

I was enraged by their sinful greed; I punished them, and hid my face in anger, yet they kept on in their willful ways. … They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity.

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They have sunk deep into corruption

Those who follow the corrupt desire of the sinful nature and despise authority … bold and arrogant, these men … they blaspheme in matters they do not understand. They are like brute beasts, creatures of instinct, born only to be … Continue reading

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Save yourselves from this corrupt generation

A scoundrel and villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth, who winks with his eye, signals with his feet and motions with his fingers, who plots evil with deceit in his heart—he always stirs up dissension. Therefore disaster will … Continue reading

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A generous person will prosper

Whoever refreshes others will be refreshed. … The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor. … They who give to the poor will lack nothing, but they who close their eyes to them receives many … Continue reading

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Do not become corrupt

To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.

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People of corrupt mind have been robbed of the truth

Now the earth was corrupt in God’s sight and was full of violence. God saw how corrupt the earth had become, for all the people on earth had corrupted their ways. … The land you are entering to possess is … Continue reading

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May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance

Lord, I know that people’s lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps. … Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. … A person’s steps … Continue reading

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I am the Lord your God; follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws

Just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” … Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did. … So I … Continue reading

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