Daily Archives: October 11th, 2009

Weights and balances

As I wade through Proverbs 11, I think back to a story my father told me many years ago.  My father was an uneducated man, working in the cotton fields at the age of 7 or 8 when he should have been in school.  But he was a good man.  At one point, he worked …

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There will always be good and evil–Choose good

Proverbs 10 begins by giving us a list of antithetical statements and that theme of do this and suffer wrath or do this and receive reward continues throughout the chapter.  Giving us comparisons to choosing good vs. evil is a very effective method of teaching.  We are told again about wisdom vs. folly, work vs. …

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