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Foolish Characteristics - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise" (Proverbs 12:15). The book of Proverbs has much to say about those whom the writer calls fools. Actually, about ten different Hebrew words are used in Proverbs that translate as...
The Sin Of Laziness - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed” (Proverbs 26:14). This is one of the more colorful of numerous colorful verses in the Book of Proverbs which rebukes the sin of laziness. Note a few of the others: “The way...
Fear of the Lord - Article
Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... is clear that the "beginning of knowledge" (Proverbs 1:7), the "beginning of wisdom" (Proverbs 9:10), and the "instruction of wisdom" (Proverbs 15:33) is founded in the fear of the Lord. It is also clear that...
The Proverbial Tongue - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise” (Proverbs 10:19). The book of Proverbs has much wise counsel concerning the use of the tongue. It contains, for example, no less than 27 sober warnings against speaking lies! There...
God's Favor To The Righteous - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favor" (Proverbs 14:9). The proverbs are designed to bring stability to those who heed them. These wise sayings cover many subjects; one of which is God's attitude toward those who are...
Watchman Of Our Words - Article
Connie J. Horn - ... for “the prayer of the upright is His delight” (Proverbs 15:8). In addition to prayer, praise also meets with His approval. We can say as David, “O LORD, open thou my lips; and my mouth shall shew forth thy praise” (Psalm...
God’s Favor To The Righteous - Article
Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favor” (Proverbs 14:9). The 915 proverbs are designed to bring security and stability to those who would heed them. These wise sayings cover a large variety of subjects; one of which is...
The Way Of Man - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death” (Proverbs 14:12). God does have a will for both men and nations. “In times past (He) suffered all nations to walk in their own ways. . . . And the times of this...
Neighbor Relations - Article
Connie J. Horn - to me: I will render to the man according to his work” (Proverbs 24:28,29).There is a startling example in Scripture of someone who was a witness against a neighbor without cause. King Ahab wanted the vineyard of his neighbor, Naboth....
The Fear Of The Lord - Article
Henry Morris, Ph.D. - in the Old Testament. There are 14 occurrences in the book of Proverbs and 7 in the other books, or a total of 3 x 7 altogether, both important Bible numbers . As we see from the verses in Job preceding our text, when God first made man He told...
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