Fruit of the tongue

A man’s stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth; From the produce of his lips he shall be filled.Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit. (Proverbs 18:20-21)

Paths of justice

“I, wisdom, dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge and discretion. The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; Pride and arrogance and the evil way and the perverse mouth I hate. Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom; I am understanding, I have strength. By me kings reign, and rulers decree justice. By me … More Paths of justice

Wisdom’s cry

Does not wisdom cry out, and understanding lift up her voice? She takes her stand on the top of the high hill, beside the way, where the paths meet. She cries out by the gates, at the entry of the city, at the entrance of the doors: (Proverbs 8:1-3)

A graceful crown

My son, hear the instruction of your father, And do not forsake the law of your mother; For they will be a graceful ornament on your head, And chains about your neck. (Proverbs 1:8-9) My son, if you receive my words, and treasure my commands within you, so that you incline your ear to wisdom, … More A graceful crown

Manifold works

O Lord, how manifold are Your works! In wisdom You have made them all. The earth is full of Your possessions— This great and wide sea, In which are innumerable teeming things, Living things both small and great. There the ships sail about; There is that Leviathan Which You have made to play there. These … More Manifold works

Surprising wisdom

‘There are four things which are little on the earth, But they are exceedingly wise: The ants are a people not strong, Yet they prepare their food in the summer; The rock badgers are a feeble folk, Yet they make their homes in the crags; The locusts have no king, Yet they all advance in … More Surprising wisdom