Friday, June 6, 2008

A Proverbs A Day...

As part of my daily Bible reading, I read one chapter from Psalm or Proverbs. The current sequence is that I have finished Psalms and beginning Proverbs. The book of Proverbs is an easy reading book of the Bible, but it is chock full of good advice for daily living. Plus, it reminds the readers of the abundant blessings that go along with following that good advice. Chapter 3 of Proverbs is one of my favorite chapters. It highlights an action of mine with a blessing from God. Watch this:

Advice: Let not mercy and truth forsake you ( remember to have compassion and mercy and truth always)
Blessing: You will find favor and high esteem in the sight of God and man.

Advice: Trust in the Lord with all of your heart and don't depend on your own understanding.
Blessing: If we do this and acknowledge Him in all of our ways, He will direct our paths.

Some other great advice from this chapter includes: Don't be wise in your own eyes, honor the Lord with your possessions, keep sound wisdom and discretion and one of my favorite reminders: Do not withhold good from others if it is in your power to do it.

Try checking out Proverbs one morning, it will certainly bless you day and all of those who are around you!

2 comments:

  1. The book of Psalms is so comforting. I can not count the times that I have read it. The book of Proverbs has so much wisdom. I enjoy reading the Proverb of the day.

    Have a lovely weekend!

    Gina

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  2. I've been reading through the book of Proverbs every month for a couple of years now. It works out the read one chapter a day. It amazes me that as many times as I have read it, I always find something new.

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