Daily Wisdom

Meditations on the Book of Proverbs

3 By wisdom a house is built,    and through understanding it is established; 4 through knowledge its rooms are filled    with rare and beautiful treasures.    Practically speaking, wisdom is competence – the ability to bring order out of the chaos of life. A person may set out to build a house, a family, a …

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5 A fool spurns a parent’s discipline,    but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure,    but the income of the wicked brings ruin. 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge,    but the hearts of fools are not upright.    The fool sees that he is being disciplined, …

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