Monday, December 27, 2010

Proverbs 17

Pro 17:1  Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.
Pro 17:2  A wise servant shall have rule over a son that causeth shame, and shall have part of the inheritance among the brethren.
Pro 17:3  The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.
Pro 17:4  A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue.
Pro 17:5  Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
Pro 17:6  Children's children are the crown of old men; and the glory of children are their fathers.


Strife and contention are the opposite of peace.  It would be better to be hungry than have all that we want if it comes with strife and anger.

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