Daily Memory Verse: “As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the Lord is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him (Psalms 18:30 NASB).” http://bible.com/100/psa.18.30.NASB
Bible reading for the day: Proverbs 11
Proverbs 11:4,28 NLT: “Riches won’t help on the day of judgment, but right living can save you from death. Trust in your money and down you go! But the godly flourish like leaves in spring.”
Proverbs 11:9,13 NLT: “With their words, the godless destroy their friends, but knowledge will rescue the righteous. A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence.”
Proverbs 11:11 NLT: ” Upright citizens are good for a city and make it prosper, but the talk of the wicked tears it apart.”
Proverbs 11:16,22 NLT:” A gracious woman gains respect, but ruthless men gain only wealth. A beautiful woman who lacks discretion is like a gold ring in a pig’s snout.”
This Proverb highlights:
- The importance of honesty;
- The worthless nature of money;
- The numerous benefits of wisdom, godliness and righteous living;
- The act of being careful with our words;
- The pitfalls of pride;
- The blessings of being generous.
Today’s Prayer: Dear Lord, I pray that you fill me and everyone in my household with godly wisdom because it will direct us into godly living and making right decisions. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
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This is a trustworthy saying, worthy of full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the worst. (1 Timothy 1:15 NLT)
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