“Listen carefully to my wisdom; take to heart what I can teach you. You’ll treasure its sweetness deep within; you’ll give it bold expression in your speech. To make sure your foundation is trust in GOD, I’m laying it all out right now just for you. I’m giving you thirty sterling principles— tested guidelines to live by. Believe me—these are truths that work, and will keep you accountable to those who sent you.”
Proverbs 22:17-21 MSG
Man says: Government leaders can be awful. God says: Trust Me, I haven’t lost control. Man says: The poor are getting what they deserve. God says: You don’t know that. Man says: Nothing calms her down once she gets started. God says: Gifts calm. Man says: What’s my first priority as a parent? God says: Train your children. Man says: I’m a pretty insightful and intelligent guy. God says: Make My words yours. Man says: I need to work this much so we can have a comfortable living. God says: Forget getting wealthy. Man says: Most people are honest. God says: You need to know their heart. Man says: Sometimes I wish I could do what bad people do. God says: Stay away from them. Man says: I think it’s great when bad guys are crushed. God says Don’t rejoice when your enemy falls.