Proverbs 17 Devotional Commentary

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Proverbs 17:6

There is a dignity and grace that accompanies a godly man into his old age, and one of the joys of being in one's twilight years is to have grandchildren. To see one's children's children born into this world and have an opportunity to interact with them and instruct them in godly living is a true joy.

From eternity to eternity, the Lord's faithful love is toward those that fear Him, and His read more...

Proverbs 17:17

The qualities of a true friend or a beloved brother are best exemplified in the life of the Lord Jesus. A true friend loves at all times, in good circumstances and during times of greatest difficulty and hardships, and Jesus reminded us that the greatest of all love is expressed when a friend is prepared to give up his own life for that of his friend - or to forego his own desires and needs for the sake of his dearly beloved friend.