June 16, 2024

Thomas McNeilly

Jesus Christ is King

What is Proverbs 3 and 1 John 4:11

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Trust the Lord 1My son, don’t forget my teaching, but let your heart keep my commands;Dt 30:16 2for they will bring you many days, a full life,3:2 Lit days, years of lifePs 91:16; Pr 3:16; 4:10; 9:11; 10:27 and well-being.Pr 4:1–4; 6:20–23; 7:1–3 3Never let loyalty and faithfulness leave you. Tie them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart.Pr 1:9; 6:21; 7:3; 2Co 3:3 4Then you will find favor and high regard with God and people.Dt 4:6; 1Sm 2:26; Lk 2:52; Rm 14:18 5Trust in the Lord with all your heart,Ps 37:3,5 and do not rely on your own understanding;Jr 9:23 6in all your ways know him, and he will make your paths straight.Pr 11:5 7Don’t be wise in your own eyes;Pr 26:5,12; 28:11,26; Rm 12:16 fear the Lord and turn away from evil.Jb 1:1; 28:28; Ps 37:27; Pr 16:6 8This will be healing for your body3:8 Lit navelPr 4:22 and strengthening for your bones.Jb 21:24 9Honor the Lord with your possessions and with the first produce of your entire harvest;Ex 23:19; Lv 23:9–14; Dt 26:2 10then your barns will be completely filled, and your vats will overflow with new wine.Dt 28:8; Mal 3:10 11Do not despise the Lord’s instruction, my son, and do not loathe his discipline;Pr 5:11–13; 15:5,31–33 12for the Lord disciplines the one he loves, just as a father disciplines the son in whom he delights.Dt 8:5; Jb 5:17–18; Pr 13:24; Heb 12:5–7 Wisdom Brings Happiness 13Happy is a man who finds wisdomPr 8:32,34 and who acquires understanding, 14for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold.Jb 28:15–19; Pr 8:10,19; 16:16; 22:1 15She is more precious than jewels;Jb 28:18 nothing you desire can equal her.Pr 8:11; 20:15 16Long life3:16 Lit Length of days is in her right hand; in her left, riches and honor.Pr 8:18; 21:21; 22:4 17Her ways are pleasant,Mt 11:19 and all her paths, peaceful. 18She is a tree of lifeGn 2:9; Pr 11:30; 13:12; 15:4; Rv 2:7 to those who embrace her, and those who hold on to her are happy. 19The Lord founded the earth by wisdomPs 104:24; Pr 8:27 and established the heavens by understanding. 20By his knowledge the watery depths broke open,Gn 7:11 and the clouds dripped with dew.Dt 33:28; Jb 36:28 21Maintain sound wisdom and discretion. My son, don’t lose sight of them.Pr 4:21 22They will be life for you3:22 Or be your throatPr 4:22 and adornment3:22 Or grace for your neck. 23Then you will go safely on your way; your foot will not stumble.Ps 91:12; Pr 4:12 24When you lie3:24 LXX reads sit down, you will not be afraid;Jb 11:19; Ps 3:5; Pr 6:22 you will lie down, and your sleep will be pleasant. 25Don’t fear sudden danger or the ruin of the wicked when it comes,Jb 5:21; Ps 91:5; 1Pt 3:14 26for the Lord will be your confidence3:26 Or be at your side and will keep your foot from a snare.1Sm 2:9 Treat Others Fairly 27When it is in your power,3:27 Lit in the power of your hands don’t withhold goodGl 6:10 from the one to whom it belongs. 28Don’t say to your neighbor, “Go away! Come back later. I’ll give it tomorrow” — when it is there with you.Lv 19:13; Dt 24:15 29Don’t plan any harm against your neighbor,Pr 6:14; 14:22 for he trusts you and lives near you. 30Don’t accuse anyone without cause,Pr 24:28; Rm 12:18 when he has done you no harm. 31Don’t envy a violent manPs 37:1; Pr 23:17; 24:1,19 or choose any of his ways; 32for the devious are detestable to the Lord, but he is a friend3:32 Or confidential counsel to the upright.Ps 25:14; Pr 11:20; 12:22; 15:8–9 33The Lord’s curse is on the household of the wicked,Zch 5:3–4; Mal 2:2 but he blesses the home of the righteous; 34He mocks those who mock but gives grace to the humble.Jms 4:6; 1Pt 5:5 35The wise will inherit honor, but he holds up fools to dishonor.3:35 Or but haughty fools dishonor, or but fools exalt dishonor Dear friends, if God loved us in this way, we also must love one another. https://temtube.com/#bible#bibleverse#subscribe