A fellow went into a fried chicken franchise to get some chicken for himself and the young lady
with him. By mistake the manager handed the guy a box in restaurant he had placed the financial
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There are many who say, “You can trust me!” But the real question is, can they be trusted (v. 6)? Solomon tries to find an honest man. Many people seem honest. They say the right words. But when Solomon inquires further, these people disappoint Solomon. Everybody does wrong things. Our children are like mirrors; they reflect our attitudes in life” (v. 7). We need to be careful as to the attitudes we feed our children. The diet for our child’s mind is just as important and the diet for our child’s body. We need to feed our children with the best and most positive ideas and opinions that we can. When rulers decide cases, they weigh the evidence (v. 8). A human judge does not allow lies in his court. He does not allow any evil behavior in his court. In the same way, God punishes all our evil actions (Rev. 20:13-15). Nobody can lie to God. He knows everything (I John 3:20).
Lord, help me to always be honest with you and in my dealings with every man!
Many a man proclaims his own steadfast love, but a faithful man who can find? The righteous who walks in his integrity-- blessed are his children after him! A king who sits on the throne of judgment winnows all evil with his eyes. Who can say, "I have made my heart pure; I am clean from my sin"? Unequal weights and unequal measures are both alike an abomination to the LORD.
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Proverbs 17:5-9Children Need to Revere Their Parents
Proverbs 17:10-14Evil Men Seek Rebellion
Proverbs 17:15-19A Friend Loves at All Times
Proverbs 17:20-28A Merry Heart Is Like Medicine
Proverbs 18:1-5With Dishonor Comes Reproach
Proverbs 18:6-12A Fool’s Mouth Brings Destruction
Proverbs 18:13-24Finding a Wife Is a Good Thing
Proverbs 19:1-9Wealth Makes Many Friends
Proverbs 19:10-19Chasten Your Son While There is Hope
Proverbs 19:20-29Judgments Are Prepared For Scoffers
Proverbs 20:1-5Wine is a Mocker
Proverbs 20:6-10Who Can Find a Faithful Man?
Proverbs 20:11-20A Child Is Known By His Deeds
Proverbs 20:21-30Blows That Hurt Cleanse Away Evil
Proverbs 21:1-10A Contentious Wife Makes Life Miserable
Proverbs 21:11-21A Wise Person Stores Food Like an Ant
Proverbs 21:22-31Wisdom Gives Strength And Security
Proverbs 22:1-11Train a Child Right and He Will Not Depart From It
Proverbs 22:12-21Sayings of The Wise
Proverbs 22:22-29The Problem of Co-signing For Someone
Proverbs 23:1-11Trying to Teach a Fool is Useless
Proverbs 23:12-23A Wise Child Will Hear His Parents Instruction
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