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Proverbs Project: Avoiding Evil & Seeking Good

Proverbs related to the the theme of Avoiding Evil & Seeking Good:


Proverbs 4:14-16
14        Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men.
15        Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.
16        For they cannot sleep till they do evil; they are robbed of slumber till they make someone fall.


Proverbs 5:7-10
7          Now then, my sons, listen to me; do not turn aside from what I say.
8          Keep to a path far from [the adulteress], do not go near the door of her house,
9          lest you give your best strength to others and your years to one who is cruel,
10        lest strangers feast on your wealth and your toil enrich another man’s house.
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New Overflow Series: The Proverbs Project

For the past month, I have been on a mission to lose weight.

Amazingly, putting down the fork and picking up an exercise regime bears fruit – who’d have thunk it?

Sometimes we want less of something – sometimes less is good.

I want to weigh less. I want less stress. I wish there were less boy bands, less reality shows, and less references to Snooki in the media.

Often, less is good – great, in fact.

But sometimes less is not good.
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