Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

6 Blessings crown the head of the righteous,    but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked. 7 The name of the righteous is used in blessings,    but the name of the wicked will rot. 8 The wise in heart accept commands,    but a chattering fool comes to ruin.  The righteous are those who focus on …

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12 Before a downfall the heart is haughty,    but humility comes before honor. 13 To answer before listening—    that is folly and shame.    The haughty person may think he has honor, but it is soon lost along with his pride. A true test of character is how one deals with defeat, the humble prove …

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14 The human spirit can endure in sickness,    but a crushed spirit who can bear? 15 The heart of the discerning acquires knowledge,    for the ears of the wise seek it out.    Infirmities make life difficult, but spiritual brokenness makes it unbearable. Have you ever considered that spiritual health is more important than physical …

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