6.02.2014

Proverbs a day in the month of May


Hi friends! I hope you had a good weekend. This past month I mentioned a few times that I read through the book of Proverbs. It works great because May had 31 days and there are 31 chapters in Proverbs allowing me to read a chapter a day. If you have never read through that book you really need to: it's full of wisdom and practical advice. I was encouraged by it, challenged by it and convicted by it. Today I'm sharing a little bit of what I learned. Again, these are things I learned. My challenge to you is to search out these verses for yourself and see what God has to teach you. 

Proverbs 2:6 - Wisdom comes from the Lord

Proverbs 3:3 - Mercy and truth - write them on the table of your heart

Proverbs 12:25 -  Don't waste food, what I buy at the store needs to be eaten.

Proverbs 13:25 -  Portion control is Biblical

Proverbs 15:11 - How He loves us!

Proverbs 16:9 - I can plan all I want but God's plans are better than my own

Proverbs 16:32 - Being slow to anger demonstrates more strength than a warrior
 
Proverbs 20:11 - Reputations start at a young age

Proverbs 20:25 - Questioning vows you have already made will bring a snare

Proverbs 20:21 - Quick money isn't always blessed

Proverbs 23:13 - Spanking is Biblical

Proverbs 21:19 - God has a lot to say about being an angry wife

Proverbs 28:5 - Evil men don't understand judgement

                  

Have you read through Proverbs?
Do you have a favorite verse in Proverbs?
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11 comments:

  1. Love this. And yes---I LOVE proverbs! I have read it many times but never tire of it. So practical!

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  2. I love Proverbs... the quick little shots of wisdom.

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  3. It's been awhile, but I've done the Proverbs a day a few times....I know I have a couple favorite chapters, but my pregnancy brain has wiped my memory atm....I really just love Proverbs.

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  4. Its been awhile since I opened my bible. Been in the dark lately ... maybe I should read/open it again. #WeekEndLinkUp

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  5. It would be fun to try to memorize these! Not saying I can make that happen... just might try! Ha!

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  6. I agree you can't really tire of it! I know I'm always needing wisdom for every day life.

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  7. haha! Pregnancy brain! I forgot people have that. It's such a good book. When I got saved my counselor recommended I start in Proverbs and I'm so glad she suggested that.

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  8. Girl! Open that book it will shine light and love into your darkness! I've been there. Proverbs and Psalms are always a good place to start back up again. I'd recommend Psalm 18 or 40. My Mom always told me "Beka, even if you just read 1 verse a day, read it!" =) Thanks for stopping by.

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  9. You totally can make it happen! You could pick 12 verses and do 1 a week. Have you memorized verses before?

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  10. only casually. I usually write one that sticks out to me on a piece of paper or on a mirror somewhere and read it everytime I go by. Then once it's memorized I do it again with another one.

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