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Passage: Selected Proverbs
Series: Proverbs
Speaker: Rev. Hunter Stevenson
Date: 01/11/2020
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Selected Proverbs


19:11    A man’s wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.

12:16    A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.

10:12    Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.

17:09 He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.


20:03 It is to a man’s honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.

17:14 Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks  out.

14:29 A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.

16:32 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.

15:18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.

15:01 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger


28:13 He who conceals his sins does not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them finds mercy.

14:09 Fools mock at making amends for sin, but goodwill is found among the upright.

11:27 He who seeks good finds goodwill, but evil comes to him who searches for it.

25:21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.

25:22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his heard, and the Lord will reward you.