Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

3 A person’s own folly leads to their ruin, Yet their heart rages against the Lord. 4 Wealth attracts many friends, But even the closest friend of the poor person deserts them.  The simple follow the world’s advice, which leads to disillusionment. The fool takes this one step further. While the simple believes his main …

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18 The simple inherit folly,    but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. 19 Evildoers will bow down in the presence of the good,    and the wicked at the gates of the righteous. 20 The poor are shunned even by their neighbors,    but the rich have many friends. 21 It is a sin to despise one’s …

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15 Good judgment wins favor,    but the way of the unfaithful leads to their destruction. 16 All who are prudent act with knowledge,    but fools expose their folly.    Every path has a destination. This is plainly true in the physical world, but often overlooked in the other realms of life. The path of good …

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22 Do not those who plot evil go astray?    But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness. 23 All hard work brings a profit,    but mere talk leads only to poverty. 24 The wealth of the wise is their crown,    but the folly of fools yields folly.    What will keep a …

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