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Diligence vs Slothfulness 13:4

Diligence vs Slothfulness
Proverbs 13:4

A sluggard’s appetite is never filled,
but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.

PCdc Commentary

The Sluggard has unfulfilled desires
because he is too lazy to pursue them.

The Diligent works until his desires are realized.

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Guarded Lips 13:3

Guarded Lips
Proverbs 13:3

Those who guard their lips preserve their lives,
but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

PCdc Commentary

Loose Lips Sink Ships.
That is what they taught me in the Navy.

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The Fruit Of The Lips 13:2

The Fruit Of The Lips
Proverbs 13:2

From the fruit of their lips people enjoy good things,
but the unfaithful have an appetite for violence.

PCdc Commentary

Words are the fruit of the lips.
Words can bring good things to enjoy.

An appetite is a desire to eat.
The words of the unfaithful reveal their immoral cravings.

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Honor Your Father 13:1

Honor Your Father
Proverbs 13:1

A wise son heeds his father’s instruction,
but a mocker does not respond to rebukes.

PCdc Commentary

The Scriptures command us to honor our parents.
There is an old saying that when I was 16, I thought my dad was foolish.
When I was 26, I was shocked by how wise he had become in just 10 years.
Rare is the father’s advice that should not be heeded.

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