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Lighten the Load

Some thoughts after studying Proverbs 29 are that negative character qualities like not listening to advice, pride, and dishonesty adds weight on the shoulders of individuals and societies. On the other hand, following Biblical principles produces a society of people … Continue reading

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Joy Even in Trials

Count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. – James 1:2-4  Within the … Continue reading

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Joy and Excellence in the Future

Qualities like generosity, kindness, humility, and honesty are commended in Proverbs 28. To receive these qualities, we need patience and persistence. The first step is to fit into God’s plan for us. Keep going to Him in prayer to receive … Continue reading

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Iron Sharpens Iron

Within Proverbs 27, cited are many types of associations we have throughout a lifetime including our relationship with friends, with family, with neighbors, or with a spouse. We also are involved with others at work and in some cases we … Continue reading

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Stand Firm in Faith

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is … Continue reading

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