Friday, September 12, 2008

Bible Reading: Proverbs, various

Proverbs 1:3

Receive instruction in wise dealing and the discipline of wise thoughtfulness, righteousness, justice, and integrity.

Proverbs 14:34

Uprightness and right standing with God (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation) elevate a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the abyss, the final place of the accuser Satan) are both before the Lord-how much more, then, the hearts of the children of men?

Proverbs 15:27

He who is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live.