Proverbs 29 Devotional Commentary

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Proverbs 29:23

The Bible tells us much about pride, and together with a devious heart, dishonest scales, lying lips, and the lifestyle of the wicked, we discover that pride is detestable to the Lord. The sin of pride is placed at the head of a list of matters that God hates, for pride is spawned by an unhealthy presumption of superiority that is far removed from reality. Indeed, prideful arrogance has precipitated the downfall of individuals and nations, as can be attested in read more...

Proverbs 29:25

There are many pressures in life that make us fearful, and all too often it is fear that causes man to seek to escape life's problems through ungodly means. If anxiety or worry causes a man to be controlled or restricted by his circumstances, or if he seeks to escape the consequences of life's pressures by committing some sort of evil act, then that man sets a trap for himself. He becomes embroiled in his own wrong responses. However, the Word of God gives read more...