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October 31, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 31) Bill Elliff on PROVERBS 31

– Proverbs 31 New Living Translation Proverbs 31New Living Translation The Sayings of King Lemuel 31 The sayings of King Lemuel contain this message,[a] which his mother taught him. 2 O my son, O son of my womb,    O son of my vows,3 do not waste your strength on women,    on those who ruin kings. 4 It is not for kings, O […]

October 30, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 30) Scripture Reading — Proverbs 30:7-9; Luke 12:13-21

— How Much Is Enough?  A  Scripture Reading — Proverbs 30:7-9; Luke 12:13-21 Godliness with contentment is great gain. — 1 Timothy 6:6 In Jesus’ parable, a man receives far more than he needs for his health and well-being. But instead of sharing his abundance with people who don’t have enough, he hoards the surplus and plans to take […]

October 29, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 29) Bill Elliff discusses what Proverbs says about PRIDE

—- Proverbs 29New Living Translation 29 Whoever stubbornly refuses to accept criticism    will suddenly be destroyed beyond recovery. 2 When the godly are in authority, the people rejoice.    But when the wicked are in power, they groan. 3 The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father,    but if he hangs around with prostitutes, his wealth is wasted. 4 A just […]

October 28, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 28) THE PROBLEM WITH PRIDE (chapters 16, 21, 28, 29) Proverbs 28:25 ”Greed causes fighting;    trusting the Lord leads to prosperity”

— Proverbs 28 New Living Translation Proverbs 28New Living Translation 28 The wicked run away when no one is chasing them,    but the godly are as bold as lions. 2 When there is moral rot within a nation, its government topples easily.    But wise and knowledgeable leaders bring stability. 3 A poor person who oppresses the poor    is like a pounding […]

October 27, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 27) Bill Elliff on FRIENDS

— Bill Elliff Proverbs 27 THE PRICELESS VALUE OF GENUINE FRIENDS December 27, 2014 “”Faithful are the wounds of a friend…”” “”A man’s counsel is sweet to a friend…”” “”Do not forsake your own friend or your father’s friend…”” “”Iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”” (Proverbs 27:6,9-10,17) In 1993, after I watched a godly man […]

October 26, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 26) Bill Elliff on Proverbs 26 (no turning back)

__ Proverbs 26 New Living Translation Proverbs 26 New Living Translation 26 Honor is no more associated with fools than snow with summer or rain with harvest. 2 Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow, an undeserved curse will not land on its intended victim. 3 Guide a horse with a whip, a donkey with a bridle, […]

October 25, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 25) Adrian Rogers: God’s Answer to Anger (Audio) Proverbs 25:24 It’s better to live alone…than with a quarrelsome wife”

— Proverbs 25 New Living Translation Proverbs 25New Living Translation More Proverbs of Solomon 25 These are more proverbs of Solomon, collected by the advisers of King Hezekiah of Judah. 2 It is God’s privilege to conceal things    and the king’s privilege to discover them. 3 No one can comprehend the height of heaven, the depth of the earth,    or […]

October 24, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 24) Bill Elliff on the strongest man (proverbs 24:5-6)

— Proverbs 24 New Living Translation Proverbs 24New Living Translation 24 Don’t envy evil people    or desire their company.2 For their hearts plot violence,    and their words always stir up trouble. 3 A house is built by wisdom    and becomes strong through good sense.4 Through knowledge its rooms are filled    with all sorts of precious riches and valuables. 5 The wise are mightier than […]

October 23, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 23) MY POSTCARD IN 2017 FROM NEW ORLEANS  TO HUGH HEFNER

— Proverbs 23 Living Bible 23 1-3 When dining with a rich man,[a] be on your guard and don’t stuff yourself, though it all tastes so good; for he is trying to bribe you, and no good is going to come of his invitation. 4-5 Don’t weary yourself trying to get rich. Why waste your time? For riches […]

October 22, 2022 READING A PROVERB A DAY (PROVERBS 22) Bill Elliff on Proverbs 22:17-19 (Purpose of our daily devotions)

— Proverbs 22New Living Translation 22 Choose a good reputation over great riches;    being held in high esteem is better than silver or gold. 2 The rich and poor have this in common:    The Lord made them both. 3 A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions.    The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. 4 True humility and fear of the Lord    lead to […]