Monday, June 13, 2011

Poverbs 21

Pro 21:1  The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
Pro 21:2  Every way of a man is right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts. 

Everything we think to do may appear to be right by our own logic, but God knows our hearts.  No amount of rationalization can justify us if our heart is wrong.
 

Pro 21:3  To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Pro 21:4  An high look, and a proud heart, and the plowing of the wicked, is sin.
Pro 21:5  The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
Pro 21:6  The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.
Pro 21:7  The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.
Pro 21:8  The way of man is froward and strange: but as for the pure, his work is right.
Pro 21:9  It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
Pro 21:10  The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.

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