Solomon's Wise Words

Learning wisdom from Solomon's wise words.

April 29, 2022

Good people rejoice under good leadership.

"When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice:  But when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn."

Proverbs 29:2

April 28, 2022

Where you stand on the Bible, God's Law, defines you, your character, and eternity.

"They that forsake the law praise the wicked:  but such as keep the law contend with them."

Proverbs 28:4

April 27, 2022

Your praise should come from others, not yourself.

"Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth;  a stranger, and not thine own lips."

Proverbs 27:2

April 26, 2022

"The greatest fool is the fool who does not know he is a fool" [1] (Morgan).

"Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit?  there is more hope of a fool than of him."

Proverbs 26:12

April 23, 2022

A man's actions come from his heart.  He does what he does because he is what he is.

"Eat thou not the bread of him that hath an evil eye, neither desire thou his dainty meats:  For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he:  Eat and drink, saith he to thee;  but his heart is not with thee."

Proverbs 23:6-7

April 22, 2022

God gives His people insight for wise planning.  The inexperienced need His help too!

"A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself:  but the simple pass on, and are punished."

Proverbs 22:3

April 21, 2022

God is always right.  He's the Judge of your heart.

"Every way of a man is right in his own eyes:  but the LORD pondereth the hearts."

Proverbs 21:2

April 20, 2022

Do your best to live at peace with everyone.  That's the honorable thing to do.

"It is an honor for a man to cease from strife:  but every fool will be meddling."

Proverbs 20:3

April 19, 2022

Be honest!  Be different from those who don't tell the truth.

"A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape."

Proverbs 19:5

April 18, 2022

What you say and how you say it does matter!  Don't be a fool!

"A fool's lips enter into contention, and his mouth calleth for strokes.  A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul."

Proverbs 18:6-7