Blessings of nurture

Proverbs 12:12-14 The wicked covet the catch of evil men, but the root of the righteous yields fruit. The wicked is ensnared by the transgression of his lips, but the righteous will come through trouble. A man will be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth, and the recompense of a man’s hands … More Blessings of nurture

Wisdom multiplies

Proverbs 12:8-9 A man will be commended according to his wisdom, but he who is of a perverse heart will be despised. Better is the one who is slighted but has a servant, than he who honors himself but lacks bread. Leader, I bless you with your wisdom accruing honour. I bless you with embracing … More Wisdom multiplies

Live right, learn long: Learn right, live long

Proverbs 12:1-2,4 Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid. A good man obtains favor from the Lord, but a man of wicked intentions He will condemn. An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, but she who causes shame is like rottenness in his bones. Leader, a person who … More Live right, learn long: Learn right, live long

Pursue good

Proverbs 11:27-29 He who earnestly seeks good finds favor, but trouble will come to him who seeks evil. He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage. He who troubles his own house will inherit the wind, and the fool will be servant to the wise of heart. Leader, … More Pursue good

Bless and be blessed

Proverbs 11:4,6-8 Riches do not profit in the day of wrath, but righteousness delivers from death. The righteousness of the upright will deliver them, but the unfaithful will be caught by their lust. When a wicked man dies, his expectation will perish, and the hope of the unjust perishes. The righteous is delivered from trouble, … More Bless and be blessed

Cause and effect

Proverbs 10:7-11 The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot. The wise in heart will receive commands, but a prating fool will fall. He who walks with integrity walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will become known. He who winks with the eye causes trouble: but … More Cause and effect

Not all are good

Proverbs 6:12-14 “A worthless person, a wicked man, walks with a perverse mouth; he winks with his eyes, he shuffles his feet, he points with his fingers; perversity is in his heart, he devises evil continually, he sows discord.” Leader, evidence of the persons spoken of in these verses abounds today just as much as it … More Not all are good