Strengthen Yourself For Issues Of Life
10 If you falter in a time of trouble,
how small is your strength!
Life is a series of ISSUES.
Forget words like:
Prepare yourself for issues.
Prove your God-given
knowledge and wisdom
through your issues.
Apply Your Ears And Heart
12 Apply your heart to instruction
and your ears to words of knowledge.
Gather relevant information
and commit to administer it.
Prepare Your Children For Adulthood
6 Start children off on the way they should go,
and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
There is no formula here.
Study your children.
Teach them good from evil.
Show them how to help others.
Concentrate on their strengths
while improving their weaknesses.
They will be prepared
to walk in the way of the Lord.
Ill Gotten Booty
6 A fortune made by a lying tongue
is a fleeting vapor and a deadly snare.
A liar’s wealth is transitory and pernicious.
Claims Versus Realization
6 Many claim to have unfailing love,
but a faithful person who can find?
Although often pledged,
fidelity is rarely found.