Monthly Archives: August 2019

Strike The Fool 26:3

Strike The Fool
Proverbs 26:3

A whip for the horse,
a bridle for the donkey,
and a rod for the backs of fools!

PCdc Commentary

Horses need a whip.
Donkeys need a bridle.
Fools need a rod to the back.

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Wicked Officials And What To Do About Them 25:4-5

Wicked Officials And What To Do About Them
Proverbs 25:4-5

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Remove the dross from the silver,
and a silversmith can produce a vessel;
5
remove wicked officials from the king’s presence,
and his throne will be established through righteousness.

PCdc Commentary

Purity is a requirement for good government.
What to do with the wicked officials:
Ignore them?
Transfer them?
Promote them?
No, REMOVE these wicked officials.

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Governmental Leadership 24:5-6

Governmental Leadership
Proverbs 24:5-6

The wise prevail through great power,
and those who have knowledge muster their strength.

Surely you need guidance to wage war,
and victory is won through many advisers.

PCdc Commentary

Wisdom brings power.
Knowledge brings strength.
Having many advisers bring victory.

One measure of the leadership of a government
is its international success.

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Beware The Begrudging Host 23:6-8

Beware The Begrudging Host
Proverbs 23:6-8

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Do not eat the food of a begrudging host,
do not crave his delicacies;
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for he is the kind of person
who is always thinking about the cost.
“Eat and drink,” he says to you,
but his heart is not with you.
8
You will vomit up the little you have eaten
and will have wasted your compliments.

PCdc Commentary

Do not waste your time with the stingy.
They portend to be generous, but they are disingenuous.

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Self-Defense 22:3

Self-Defense
Proverbs 22:3

The prudent see danger and take refuge,
but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.

PCdc Commentary

Self-defense is prudent.
Some are criticized for owning firearms.
Some are criticized for preparing for the unexpected.
Some are criticized for defending themselves and others.
This criticism comes from the Simple,
who are victims by choice.

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