Tag Archives: wisdom

Proverbs Project: Children & Parenting

Proverbs related to the theme of Children & Parenting:

NOTE: These are selected Proverbs related to the theme of Children & Parenting, though all of Proverbs 1:1-9:18 is made up of advice a father is leaving for his son. Also, these Proverbs assume parents are wise because they fear the Lord, but that is not always true. Keep that in mind as you read.

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Proverbs 1:8-9
Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction
and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
They are a garland to grace your head
and a chain to adorn your neck.
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Proverbs Project: Avoiding Evil & Seeking Good

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

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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.

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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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Proverbs Project: God’s Wisdom & Sovereignty

Proverbs related to God’s Wisdom & Sovereignty:

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Proverbs 2:6-8
6      For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.
7      He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless,
8      for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.

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Proverbs 3:5-6
5 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
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