September 30, 1998 = = Prov 2:17
Discernment will safeguard you to deliver you from the strange woman who is leaving the confidential friend of her youth and who has forgotten the very covenant of her God.
September 29, 1998 = = Prov 2:16
Discernment will safeguard you to deliver you from the strange woman, from the foreign woman who has made her own sayings smooth.
September 28, 1998 = = Prov 2:15
Discernment will deliver you from those whose paths are crooked and who are devious in their general course.
September 27, 1998 = = Prov 2:13,14
Discernment will deliver you from those leaving the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness,
from those who are rejoicing in doing bad, who are joyful in the perverse things of badness.
September 26, 1998 = = Prov 2:12
Discernment itself will safeguard you, to deliver you from the bad way, from the man speaking perverse things.
September 25, 1998 = = Prov 2:10,11
When wisdom enters into your heart and knowledge itself becomes pleasant to your very soul,
thinking ability itself will keep guard over you, discernment itself will safeguard you.
September 24, 1998 = = Prov 2:9
In that case you will understand righteousness and judgment and uprightness, the entire course of what is good.
September 23, 1998 = = Prov 2:7,8
And for the upright ones he will treasure up practical wisdom; for those walking in integrity he is a shield,
by observing the paths of judgment, and he will guard the very way of his loyal ones.
September 22, 1998 = = Prov 2:6
For Jehovah himself gives wisdom; out of his mouth there are knowledge and discernment.
September 21, 1998 = = Prov 2:1-5
My son, if you will receive my sayings and treasure up my own commandments with yourself,
so as to pay attention to wisdom with your ear, that you may incline your heart to discernment;
if, moreover, you call out for understanding itself and you give forth your voice for discernment itself,
if you keep seeking for it as for silver, and as for hid treasures you keep searching for it,
in that case you will understand the fear of Jehovah, and you will find the very knowledge of God.
September 20, 1998 = = Prov 1:33
As for the one listening to me, he will reside in security and be undisturbed from dread of calamity.
September 19, 1998 = = Prov 1:32
For the renegading of the inexperienced ones is what will kill them, and the easygoingness of the stupid is what will destroy them.
September 18, 1998 = = Prov 1:31
So they will eat from the fruitage of their way, and they will be glutted with their own counsels.
September 17, 1998 = = Eccl 5:8
If you see any oppression of the one of little means and the violent taking away of judgment and of righteousness in a jurisdictional district, do not be amazed over the affair, for one that is higher than the high one is watching, and there are those who are high above them.
September 16, 1998 = = Eccl 5:7
For because of abundance [of occupation] there are dreams, and there are vanities and words in abundance. But fear the [true] God himself.
September 15, 1998 = = Eccl 5:6
Do not allow your mouth to cause your flesh to sin, neither say before the angel that it was a mistake. Why should the [true] God become indignant on account of your voice and have to wreck the work of your hands?
September 14, 1998 = = Eccl 5:4
Whenever you vow a vow to God, do not hesitate to pay it, for there is no delight in the stupid ones. What you vow, pay.
September 13, 1998 = = Eccl 5:3
For a dream certainly comes in because of abundance of occupation, and the voice of a stupid one because of the abundance of words.
September 12, 1998 = = Eccl 5:2
Do not hurry yourself as regards your mouth; and as for your heart, let it not be hasty to bring forth a word before the [true] God. For the [true] God is in the heavens but you are on the earth. That is why your words should prove to be few.
September 11, 1998 = = Eccl 5:1
Guard your feet whenever you go to the house of the [true] God; and let there be a drawing near to hear, rather than to give a sacrifice as the stupid ones do, for they are not aware of doing what is bad.
September 10, 1998 = = Prov 6:30,31
People do not despise a thief just because he commits thievery to fill his soul when he is hungry.
But, when found, he will make it good with seven times as much; all the valuables of his house he will give.
September 09, 1998 = = Eccl 5:5
Better is it that you vow not than that you vow and do not pay.
September 08, 1998 = = Prov 21:9
Better is it to dwell upon a corner of a roof than with a contentious wife, although in a house in common.
September 07, 1998 = = 1Sam 10:12
Then a man from there answered and said: "But who is their father?" That is why it has become a proverbial saying: "Is Saul also among the prophets?"
September 06, 1998 = = Eccl 1:18
For in the abundance of wisdom there is an abundance of vexation, so that he that increases knowledge increases pain.
September 05, 1998 = = Eccl 1:17
And I proceeded to give my heart to knowing wisdom and to knowing madness, and I have come to know folly, that this too is a striving after wind.
September 04, 1998 = = Eccl 1:16
I, even I, spoke with my heart, saying: "Look! I myself have greatly increased in wisdom more than anyone that happened to be before me in Jerusalem, and my own heart saw a great deal of wisdom and knowledge."
September 03, 1998 = = Eccl 1:14
I saw all the works that were done under the sun, and, look! everything was vanity and a striving after wind.
September 02, 1998 = = Eccl 1:13
And I set my heart to seek and explore wisdom in relation to everything that has been done under the heavens--the calamitous occupation that God has given to the sons of mankind in which to be occupied.
September 01, 1998 = = Eccl 1:12
I, the congregator, happened to be king over Israel in Jerusalem.