Daily Devotion Text

June 25, 2019

Proverbs 20 – 2019-06-25

By carmenhsu In Devotion Text, Proverbs with Comments Off on Proverbs 20 – 2019-06-25
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  • Proverbs 20:19-30 (ESV)

    19 Whoever goes about slandering reveals secrets;

    therefore do not associate with a simple babbler.

    20 If one curses his father or his mother,

    his lamp will be put out in utter darkness.

    21 An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning

    will not be blessed in the end.

    22 Do not say, “I will repay evil”;

    wait for the Lord, and he will deliver you.

    23 Unequal weights are an abomination to the Lord,

    and false scales are not good.

    24 A man’s steps are from the Lord;

    how then can man understand his way?

    25 It is a snare to say rashly, “It is holy,”

    and to reflect only after making vows.

    26 A wise king winnows the wicked

    and drives the wheel over them.

    27 The spirit of man is the lamp of the Lord,

    searching all his innermost parts.

    28 Steadfast love and faithfulness preserve the king,

    and by steadfast love his throne is upheld.

    29 The glory of young men is their strength,

    but the splendor of old men is their gray hair.

    30 Blows that wound cleanse away evil;

    strokes make clean the innermost parts.

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