Monthly Archives: June 2020

Bible blog 2309

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY PROVERBS CHAPTER 19 The comments are interleaved with the text 1 Better to be poor and live one’s life uprightly     than engage in crooked speech, for such a one is a fool. POVERTY IS A BAD FATE ACCORDING TO PROVERBS BUT BEING A FOOL IS WORSE 2  To act without […]

Bible blog 2308

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY PROVERBS 18 The comments are interleaved with the text 18  He who isolates himself indulges his desires     and shows contempt for sound advice of any kind. MANY RELIGIONS INCLUDING CHRISTIANITY HAVE PEOPLE WHO ISOLATED THEMSELVES TO CONTROL THEIR DESIRES. JUDAISM IS FUNDAMENTALLY COMMUNAL 2  A fool takes no pleasure in […]

Bible blog 2307

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY CHAPTER 17 THE COMMENTS ARE INTERLEAVED WITH THE TEXT 1 Better a dry morsel with quietness     than a house full of feasting with strife. 2  A slave who deals wisely will rule over a child who acts shamefully,     and will share the inheritance as one of the family. REMINDS US […]

Bible blog 2306

TRINITY The blogs on Proverbs are interrupted to mark Trinity Sunday. 2nd CORINTHIANS 13 verse 13 The grace of the Lord Jesus Messiah, the love of God and the shared life of the Holy Spirit be with you. The doctrine of the Trinity points to a mystery not a puzzle, although at times Christian thinkers […]

Bible blog 2305

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY CHAPTER 16 COMMENTS ARE INTERLEAVED WITH THE TEXT 16  A person is responsible to prepare his heart,     but how the tongue speaks is from the Lord THIS IS ONLY TRUE OF HONEST PEOPLE 2  All a man’s ways are pure in his own view,     but the Lord weighs the spirit. […]

Bible blog 2304

PROVERBS A CHAPTER A DAY PROVERBS CHAPTER 15 MY COMMENTS ARE INTERLEAVED WITH THE TEXT 15  A gentle response deflects fury,     but a harsh word makes tempers rise. THE SECOND LINE IS TRUE AND THE FIRST IS TRUE SOMETIMES 2  The tongue of the wise presents knowledge well,     but the mouth of a fool spews […]