Day of Rest 1-13-13

Thomas Watson – 1686

“If Christ appears for us in heaven, then we must appear for Him upon earth. Christ is not ashamed to carry our names on His breast, and shall we be ashamed of His truth? Does He plead our cause, and shall we not stand up in His cause?  What a might argument is this to stand up for the honor of Christ in times of apostasy!  Christ is interceding for us.  Does He present our names in heaven, and shall not we profess His name on earth?” – Body of Divinity, pg 185

Jeff, Sarah, and Mike
Jeff, Sarah, and Mike

January: A Proverb a Day – Keeps Stupidity at Bay!

Pro 13:1  A wise son {accepts his} father’s discipline, But a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.

Pro 13:2  From the fruit of a man’s mouth he enjoys good, But the desire of the treacherous is violence.

Pro 13:3  The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Pro 13:4  The soul of the sluggard craves and {gets} nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.

Pro 13:5  A righteous man hates falsehood, But a wicked man acts disgustingly and shamefully.

Pro 13:6  Righteousness guards the one whose way is blameless, But wickedness subverts the sinner.

Pro 13:7  There is one who pretends to be rich, but has nothing; {Another} pretends to be poor, but has great wealth.

Pro 13:8 The ransom of a man’s life is his wealth, But the poor hears no rebuke.

Pro 13:9  The light of the righteous rejoices, But the lamp of the wicked goes out.

Pro 13:10 Through insolence comes nothing but strife, But wisdom is with those who receive counsel.

Pro 13:11 Wealth {obtained} by fraud dwindles, But the one who gathers by labor increases {it.}

Pro 13:12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, But desire fulfilled is a tree of life.

Pro 13:13 The one who despises the word will be in debt to it, But the one who fears the commandment will be rewarded.

Pro 13:14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, To turn aside from the snares of death.

Pro 13:15 Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the treacherous is hard.

Pro 13:16 Every prudent man acts with knowledge, But a fool displays folly.

Pro 13:17 A wicked messenger falls into adversity, But a faithful envoy {brings} healing.

Pro 13:18 Poverty and shame {will come} to him who neglects discipline, But he who regards reproof will be honored.

Pro 13:19 Desire realized is sweet to the soul, But it is an abomination to fools to turn away from evil.

Pro 13:20 He who walks with wise men will be wise, But the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Pro 13:21 Adversity pursues sinners, But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.

Pro 13:22 A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, And the wealth of the sinner is stored up for the righteous.

Pro 13:23 Abundant food {is in} the fallow ground of the poor, But it is swept away by injustice.

Pro 13:24 He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him diligently.

Pro 13:25 The righteous has enough to satisfy his appetite, But the stomach of the wicked is in need.