Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

11 Death and Destruction lie open before the Lord—    how much more do human hearts! 12 Mockers resent correction,    so they avoid the wise.    Nothing is hidden from the Lord, not even the depths of Death (Sheol) and Destruction (Abbadon). That our hearts lay bare before him is frightening, but it is also comforting. …

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31 Do not envy the violent    or choose any of their ways. 32 For the Lord detests the perverse    but takes the upright into his confidence. 33 The Lord’s curse is on the house of the wicked,    but he blesses the home of the righteous. 34 He mocks proud mockers    but shows favor to the …

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