Tag: proverbs

Care

Proverb for Today Open your mouth for the speechless in the cause of all such as are appointed to destruction. Open your mouth, judge righteously, and plead the cause of the poor and needy. (Proverbs 31:8-9, MEV) I don't necessarily have a longer thought for today's devotional, or even a three-point challenge. I just want ...

Churning Milk? Expect Butter.

Proverb for Today Surely the churning of milk brings forth butter, and the wringing of the nose brings forth blood, so the forcing of wrath brings forth strife. (Proverbs 30:33, MEV) I think the picture of today's proverb is hilarious. Imagine sitting down to churn milk and being shocked to see butter forming. It's ridiculous ...

Avoid Cover-Ups

Proverb for Today He who covers his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. (Proverbs 28:13, MEV) Cover ups. We hate them. But we've grown to expect them. I don't know that any of us are surprised when we hear about a cover up on the news. And while ...

Be Patient

Proverb for Today Whoever keeps the fig tree will eat its fruit; so he who waits on his master will be honored. (Proverbs 27:18, MEV) Not being super familiar with fig trees (the picture on this post is of figs), up until today I've completely missed the point of this verse. What is meant by ...

Fools: A Lose/Lose Interaction

Proverb for Today Do not answer a fool according to his folly, lest you also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. (Proverbs 26:4-5, MEV) Have you ever had to make a lose/lose deal? Your offer is rejected, you reject the other person's ...

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