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Daily Reading Proverbs 31

Proverbs 31 1  The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him. 2  What, my son? and what, the son of my womb? and what, the son of my vows? 3  Give not thy strength unto women, nor thy ways to that which destroyeth kings. 4  It is not for kings, O … Continue reading

Daily Reading Proverbs 30

1  The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal, 2  Surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man. 3  I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy. 4  Who hath ascended … Continue reading

Daily Reading Proverbs 29

Listen & Read along  1  He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy. 2  When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn. 3  Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth … Continue reading

Daddy, Am I Pretty? Part 2

Last week, I addressed the need that girls have for their fathers and the visible consequences of a father’s failure to give his daughter what she needs from him.  After the post, I heard of another example of this very truth.

Daily Reading Proverbs 28

Listen & Read along  1  The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion. 2  For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged. 3  A poor man that oppresseth the poor is … Continue reading

Daily Reading Proverbs 27

Listen & Read along  1  Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. 2  Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. 3  A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool’s wrath is heavier than … Continue reading

Daily Reading Proverbs 26

Listen & Read along  1  As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool. 2  As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 3  A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for … Continue reading

Daily Reading Proverbs 25

Listen & Read along  1  These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out. 2  It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. 3  The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the … Continue reading

Daily Reading Proverbs 24

Listen & Read along  1  Be not thou envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them. 2  For their heart studieth destruction, and their lips talk of mischief. 3  Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established: 4  And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious … Continue reading

Daily Reading Proverbs 23

Listen & Read along  1  When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee: 2  And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. 3  Be not desirous of his dainties: for they are deceitful meat. 4  Labour not to be rich: cease from … Continue reading