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May 7th 2004, 09:59 AM
Hi, I'll quote these from the Bible, but other proverbs are welcome
OK, for fun,
"It is better to live in a corner of a roof
Than in a house shared with a contentious woman."
"By wisdom a house is built,
And by understanding it is established;
And by knowledge the rooms are filled
with all precious and pleasant riches."
May 8th 2004, 10:02 AM
"Do not let kindness and truth leave you;
Bind them around your neck,
Write them on the tablet of your heart.
So you will find favor and good repute
In the sight of God and man."
May 9th 2004, 09:51 AM
OK, for fun,
"Her children rise up and bless her;" I read where Annie Chapman, the christian singer, said that had to be written about a mother with children grown up, cause" my children rise ups and 'ask for breakfast'" :)
May 10th 2004, 08:02 AM
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart
And do not lean on your own understanding.
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
and He will make your paths straight."
May 11th 2004, 08:33 AM
Proverbs 15:1 & 2
"A gentle answer turns away wrath, but harsh words stir up anger.
The wise person makes learning a joy; fools sprout only foolishness."
May 12th 2004, 11:20 AM
'If you help the poor, you are lending to the Lord-- and He will repay you!'
May 15th 2004, 08:16 AM
"My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent."
May 16th 2004, 07:38 AM
"The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life,
And he who is wise wins souls."
Here is a little web site with Proverbs or sayings well known to us. I think the 'Bird in the hand' is the one that comes from the Bible, it's in Activity #2
May 18th 2004, 08:12 AM
"A hothead starts fights, a cool-tempered person tries to stop them.
A lazy person has trouble all through life; the path of the upright is easy!"
Proverbs 15:18,19 New Living Translation
May 19th 2004, 08:22 AM
Here is a proverb that David quoted to King Saul, that he said was an ancient proverb back then.
I Samuel 24: 13a
"As that old proverb says 'From evil people come evil deeds.' "
Proverbs 15:22 & 23
"Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many counselors bring success."
"Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!"
May 24th 2004, 07:54 AM
"The path of the wise leads to life above; they leave the grave behind."
Proverbs 14:24 NLT
May 27th 2004, 12:40 PM
some poetry :)
Be still, sad heart! and cease repining;
Behind the clouds the sun is shining;
Thy fate is the common fate of all,
Into each life some rain must fall.
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
May 30th 2004, 07:52 AM
"Unfailing love and faithfulness cover sin; evil is avoided by fear of the Lord.
When the ways of people please the Lord, He makes even their enemies live at peace with them."
June 4th 2004, 05:10 PM
"Rescue those who are unjustly sentenced to death; don't stand back and let them die. Don't try to avoid responsibility by saying you didn't know about it. For God knows all hearts, and He sees you. He keeps watch over your soul, and He knows you knew! And He will judge all people according to what they have done."
Proverbs 24:11-12 New Living Translation
June 7th 2004, 12:15 AM
'Kind words are like honey -- sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.'
June 13th 2004, 08:22 AM
"Wrong doers listen to wicked talk; liars pay attention to destructive words.
Those who mock the poor insult their Maker; those who rejoice at the misfortune of others will be punished."
June 13th 2004, 12:42 PM
Here's a neat link with some good proverbs and one liners
Then clik on the side bar 'Onliners A-Z' That is where I found these two precious jewels! :)
2000 B.C. - Here, eat this root.
1000 A.D. - That root is heathen.
Here, say this prayer.
1850 A.D. - That prayer is superstition.
Here, drink this potion
1940 A.D. - That potion is snake oil.
Here, swallow this pill.
1985 A.D. - That pill is ineffective.
Here, take this antibiotic
2000 A.D. - That antibiotic is artificial.
Here, eat this root.
3 nails + 1 cross = 4 given
June 16th 2004, 06:57 AM
Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children.
June 19th 2004, 12:14 PM
"Beginning a quarrel is like opening a floodgate, so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out."
June 20th 2004, 08:36 AM
'How can we understand the road we travel? It is the Lord who directs our steps.'
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