Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

1 The wicked flee though no one pursues,    but the righteous are as bold as a lion. 2 When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers,    but a ruler with discernment and knowledge maintains order.  The wicked may deny morality, but that does keep them from the consequences of violating it. If their behavior …

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7 The violence of the wicked will drag them away,    for they refuse to do what is right. 8 The way of the guilty is devious,    but the conduct of the innocent is upright.  Violence tends to escalate. While it is an easy thing to get into, it is very difficult to get out of.  …

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21 Trouble pursues the sinner,    but the righteous are rewarded with good things. 22 A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children,    but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous. 23 An unplowed field produces food for the poor,    but injustice sweeps it away.    The more we run from our …

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