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Proverbs 27:17

Proverbs 27:17

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Proverbs 30:8-9 – Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches

Posted: 09 Oct 2019 09:15 PM PDT

Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the Lord?’ Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.

Today’s commentary by Dave Whitehead, Author of Making Sense of the Bible

Are we satisfied with what we have? We are bombarded with messages that we need more things, better clothes, or fresher skin. Yet the Psalmist asks God for daily provision and nothing more. The Biblical narrative tells us that too much or too little causes us to stumble, and our quest for more leads us into dysfunction.

How does the Bible affect the condition of your heart? Learn more in Pastor Dave’s book, Making Sense of the Bible.

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