Category: Biblical Reflections

A Primer of Wisdom

Proverbs 27:17–27 (NKJV) 17 As iron sharpens iron, So a man sharpens the countenance of his friend. 18 Whoever keeps the fig tree will eat its fruit; So he who waits on his master will be honored. 19 As in water face reflects face,…

Relationships

Proverbs 27:9–16 (NKJV) 9 Ointment and perfume delight the heart, And the sweetness of a man’s friend gives delight by hearty counsel. 10 Do not forsake your own friend or your father’s friend, Nor go to your brother’s house in the day of your…

Discretion

Proverbs 27:1 – 8 1Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth. 2 Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips. 3 A stone is heavy and…

Proverbs 26:14–28 (NKJV) 14 As a door turns on its hinges, So does the lazy man on his bed. 15 The lazy man buries his hand in the bowl; It wearies him to bring it back to his mouth. 16 The lazy man is…

The Plight of the Fool

Proverbs 26:1–13 (NKJV) 1 As snow in summer and rain in harvest, So honor is not fitting for a fool. 2 Like a flitting sparrow, like a flying swallow, So a curse without cause shall not alight. 3 A whip for the horse, A…

Humility and Care

Proverbs 25:19–28 (NKJV) 19 Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble Is like a bad tooth and a foot out of joint. 20 Like one who takes away a garment in cold weather, And like vinegar on soda, Is one who sings…

Words Matter

Proverbs 25:9–18 (NKJV)9 Debate your case with your neighbor,And do not disclose the secret to another;10 Lest he who hears it expose your shame,And your reputation be ruined. 11 A word fitly spoken is like apples of goldIn settings of silver.12 Like an earring…