Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for;    through the fear of the Lord evil is avoided. 7 When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way,    he causes their enemies to make peace with them. 8 Better a little with righteousness    than much gain with injustice.    One of the many inherent consequences of …

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12 If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you;    if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer.    There is no disadvantage to wisdom, no circumstance which wisdom cannot improve. The rewards of wisdom do not come to those who only have wisdom, but rather to those who are wise. It is through …

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18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict,    but the one who is patient calms a quarrel. 19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns,    but the path of the upright is a highway. 20 A wise son brings joy to his father,    but a foolish man despises his mother.    There is no …

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