Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

4 By justice a king gives a country stability,    but those who are greedy for bribes tear it down. 5 Those who flatter their neighbors    are spreading nets for their feet. 6 Evildoers are snared by their own sin,    but the righteous shout for joy and are glad.    Lady justice ought to be blindfolded. …

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20 Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,    but those who promote peace have joy. 21 No harm overtakes the righteous,    but the wicked have their fill of trouble.    Happiness begins in the heart. Standard of living may be determined by what a person has on the outside, but quality of …

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22 The Lord detests lying lips,    but he delights in people who are trustworthy. 23 The prudent keep their knowledge to themselves,    but a fool’s heart blurts out folly.    All of the suffering of the world, all of the corruption and all of the brokenness can be traced back to a single moment of …

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