Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

1 Whoever remains stiff-necked after many rebukes    will suddenly be destroyed—without remedy. 2 When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice;    when the wicked rule, the people groan.    Criticism is a form of help, but it is often hard to take. How else can you warn someone of the trouble they are causing themselves? Criticism …

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13 Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it,    but whoever respects a command is rewarded. 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life,    turning a person from the snares of death.    What is the cost of defiance? You may not agree with something you’ve been told to do, but is it …

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