Proverbs 10:6-10 Blessings are for the head of the righteous,
but the speech of the wicked is a cover for violence.
7 The memory of the righteous will be for a blessing,
but the reputation of the wicked will rot.
8 Wise-hearted people take orders,
but a babbling fool will have trouble. 9 He who walks purely walks securely,
but he who walks in crooked ways will be found out. 10 He who winks his eye [instead of rebuking] causes pain,
yet a babbling fool will
Proverbs 8:6-11 “Listen! I will say worthwhile things; when I speak, my words are right. 7 My mouth says what is true, because my lips detest evil. 8 All the words from my mouth are righteous; nothing false or crooked is in them. 9 They are all clear to those who understand and straightforward to those who gain knowledge. 10 Receive my instruction, rather than silver; knowledge, rather than the finest gold. 11 For wisdom is better than pearls; nothing you want can compare wit
Proverbs 8:1-5 Wisdom is calling!
Understanding is raising her voice!
2 On the heights along the road,
where the paths meet, she is standing;
3 by the gates leading into the city,
at the entrances, she cries aloud: 4 “People, I am calling you,
raising my voice to all mankind.
5 You who don’t direct your lives,
as for you, you fools,
get some common sense! Understanding and wisdom... As much as I would love wisdom, right now I would love understanding more!
Proverbs 7:6-27 For I was at the window of my house,
glancing out through the lattice,
7 when I saw among the young men there,
among those who don’t think for themselves,
a young fellow devoid of all sense.
8 He crosses the street near her corner
and continues on toward her house.
9 Dusk turns into evening,
and finally night, dark and black.
10 Then a woman approaches him,
dressed as a prostitute, wily of heart.
11 She’s the coarse, impulsive type,
whose feet don’t stay at ho
Proverbs 7:1-5 My son, keep my words, store up my commands with you. 2 Obey my commands, and live; guard my teaching like the pupil of your eye. 3 Bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Say to wisdom, “You are my sister”; call understanding your kinswoman; 5 so that they can keep you from unknown women, from loose women with their seductive talk. Obey my commands and live... This isn't the first time we have read these words. Adonai wants us to u
Proverbs 5:1-14 My son, pay attention to my wisdom;
incline your ear to my understanding;
2 so that you will preserve discretion
and your lips keep watch over knowledge. 3 For the lips of a woman who is a stranger drop honey,
her mouth is smoother than oil;
4 but in the end she is as bitter as wormwood,
sharp as a double-edged sword.
5 Her feet go down to death,
her steps lead straight to Sh’ol;
6 she doesn’t walk the level path of life —
her course wanders all over, but she
Matthew 15:10-20 10 Then he called the crowd to him and said, “Listen and understand this! 11 What makes a person unclean is not what goes into his mouth; rather, what comes out of his mouth, that is what makes him unclean!” 12 The talmidim (disciples/students) came to him and said, “Do you know that the P’rushim (Pharisees) were offended by what you said?” 13 He replied, “Every plant that my Father in heaven has not planted will be pulled up by the roots. 14 Let them be. The
Matthew 8:1-4 After Yeshua had come down from the hill, large crowds followed him. 2 Then a man afflicted with tzara‘at (leprosy) came, kneeled down in front of him and said, “Sir, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” 3 Yeshua reached out his hand, touched him and said, “I am willing! Be cleansed!” And at once he was cleansed from his tzara‘at. 4 Then Yeshua said to him, “See that you tell no one; but as a testimony to the people, go and let the cohen (priest) examine
Psalm 73:25-26 Whom do I have in heaven but you? And with you, I lack nothing on earth. My mind and body may fail; but God is the rock for my mind and my portion forever. WHO do you have? Do you feel as if your mind and body are failing? So many days I am exhausted. The battle on earth is strong. Trying too hear HIS voice in the middle of so much darkness and chaos is difficult. What great reminders from David that Adonai is our PORTION FOREVER. Adonai is the ROCK we should s
The book of Psalms always brings a meditative spirit to me. There are so many words that David wrote that bring hope and comfort. Psalm 5:1-3 Give ear to my words, Adonai, consider my inmost thoughts. Listen to my cry for help, my king and my God, for I pray to you. Adonai, in the morning you will hear my voice; in the morning I lay my needs before you and wait expectantly. (CJB) This is a Psalm that was sung because it says it was done, “on wind instrument.” One can imagine