Posted on April 26, 2012
Proverbial Pensées, Part 28 of 31
Fear drives the wicked but courage is the lot of the wise (Prov 28:1).
Multiple leaders may intimate foolish followers (Prov 28:2).
Ignorance loves company (Prov 28:4) and riches can hinder objectivity (Prov 28:11).
Wealth is relative (Prov 28:6).
Moderation is a virtue….always (Prov 28:7).
Obedience is a necessary ingredient for an effective prayer life (Prov 28:9). How’s your prayer life going? Getting many answers? Feel like God is not listening? Check your obedience margin.
Facing our error is the only path to mercy (Prov 28:13).
The unjust killing of the innocent receive their due and no one should lament their loss (Prov 28:17). In other words, the death penalty can be just.
Diligence is the key to prosperity; idealism is the key to poverty (Prov 28:19).
No one likes to be unfairly treated and cries “It’s wrong!”, but anyone would quickly do the wrong thing if it yields favorable results (Prov. 28:21). Inconsistent human behavior.
Misplaced trust is a sure sign of foolishness (Prov 28:26).
A healthy nation is a signpost to health leadership (Prov 28:28).