Honest Speech. Honest Work.
Proverbs 24:23-34 These also are sayings of the wise. Partiality in judging is not good...
Honesty was the underlying theme that stood out to me in Proverbs 24:23-34, and right away we see instruction concerning our speech. "An honest answer kisses the lips" (vs. 26) and "do not deceive with your lips" (vs. 28). But this passage also addresses the need for us to be diligent (honest) in doing our own work. "Prepare your work outside" (vs. 27) and "field of the sluggard" (vs. 30-34).
So what do you do to keep yourself on the right path when it comes to speaking with truth and honesty? What about being diligent in the area of work? Tami W.
P.S. As of today, I am in Israel as part of the Spring Back to the Bible Holy Land Tour with Dr. Kroll. So we'll be spending some time looking at scriptures that take place at certain places in Israel or that talk specifically about different places in Israel. I'll be blogging on the road and will do my best to post a few photos of some of these places.
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