TLC Bible reading today is Proverbs 13. Be wise, diligent, righteous, generous, humble, teachable, honest, prudent, good and disciplined. Don’t be the opposite of those. Good understanding gains favor but the way of the unfaithful is hard. Accomplish great things in life. "A desire accomplished is sweet to the soul." "Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but when desire comes it is a tree of life." You can do this. Be better. Choose better. Live better. ... See more
TLC Bible reading today is Proverbs 11. “He who hates correction is stupid.” No matter how old we are we will need to stay teachable and allow our wise leaders and peers to correct us. “The way of the fool is right in his own eyes, but he who heeds counsel is wise.”
The last half of this chapter talks a lot about the effects of our words. Lies are an abomination, truth is a delight. Anxiety causes depression but a good word makes our heart glad. Our words can be like a piercing sword or like a healing salve. The wicked are ensnared by the transgressions of their lips but the righteous speak words that deliver them from trouble. Do better with your speech. Words are powerful. Use them well. Start today! ... See more
TLC Bible reading today is Proverbs 11. Solomon gives many comparisons between the righteous and the wicked, the wise and the foolish.
The righteous: are honest, humble, have integrity, led in the good way, delivered from trouble, causes even their city to be blessed, doesn’t criticize their neighbor, keeps secrets, conceals rather than exposes, has a sure reward, are a delight to the Lord, their children and grandchildren will be blessed, desires only good, is generous, their fruit or results perpetuate life.
The wicked; has pride and shame, are destroyed, will fall, caught by their lust, are troubled, the city suffers from their ways, despise their neighbor, reveals secrets, is deceptive, are an abomination to the Lord, are full of wrath and anger, trust in riches and fall, inherit the wind, will reap what they sow.
So be righteous. Be loving and generous. God will bless you and your good life will be rewarded. ... See more
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