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Proverbs 18 - AMP

2 A fool has no delight in understanding but only in revealing his personal opinions and himself. 3 When the wicked comes in , he becomes a contemptuous despiser , and with inner baseness comes outer shame and reproach. 4 The words of a man's mouth are like deep waters , and the fountain of skillful and godly Wisdom is like a gushing stream . 5 To respect the person of the wicked and be partial to him, so as to deprive the righteous of justice, is not good. 6 A fool's lips bring contention, and his mouth invites a beating. 7 A fool's mouth is his ruin, and his lips are a snare to himself. 8 The words of a whisperer or talebearer are as dainty morsels; they go down into the innermost parts of the body. 9 He who is loose and slack in his work is brother to him who is a destroyer and This verse so reads in The Septuagint (Greek translation of the Old Testament). Its statement squarely addresses the problem of whether one has a moral right to neglect his body by ``letting nature take its unhindered course" in illness.he who does not use his endeavors to heal himself is brother to him who commits suicide. 10 The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe, high and strong. 11 The rich man's wealth is his strong city, and as a high protecting wall in his own imagination and conceit. 12 Haughtiness comes before disaster, but humility before honor. 13 He who answers a matter before he hears the facts--it is folly and shame to him. 14 The strong spirit of a man sustains him in bodily pain or trouble, but a weak and broken spirit who can raise up or bear? 15 The mind of the prudent is ever getting knowledge, and the ear of the wise is ever seeking (inquiring for and craving) knowledge. 16 A man's gift makes room for him and brings him before great men. 17 He who states his case first seems right, until his rival comes and cross-examines him. 18 To cast lots puts an end to disputes and decides between powerful contenders. 19 A brother offended is harder to be won over than a strong city, and contentions separate them like the bars of a castle. 20 A man's self shall be filled with the fruit of his mouth; and with the consequence of his words he must be satisfied . 21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they who indulge in it shall eat the fruit of it . 22 He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord. 23 The poor man uses entreaties, but the rich answers roughly. 24 The man of many friends will prove himself a bad friend, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.



Sermons on Proverbs 18 More sermons: Proverbs 18

Rev.Andrew B Natarajan avatar
Name of God is fortress
Shared by: Rev.Andrew B Natarajan on Nov, 2016
Summary: The name of God is a Fortress to live safely. Always be under the wings of God.
Series: Name of God
Scripture: Proverbs 18:10
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 15
David Radcliff avatar
THE DEAREST FRIEND I EVER HAD
Shared by: David Radcliff on Jul, 2016
Summary: Man was not made for solitude. He has a craving for fellowship and sympathy which can be satisfied only in the conscious possession of the affection of another. A true friend therefore, is one of the best of blessings. I rejoice that in Jesus we have a friend that stays closer than a brother.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:24
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 210
Tim Pollock avatar
Let God Help You Decide on a Spouse
Shared by: Tim Pollock on May, 2016
Summary: Sermon Series by Dr. Tim Pollock
Scripture: Proverbs 18:22
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 144
Tim Pollock avatar
Think Before You Speak
Shared by: Tim Pollock on May, 2016
Summary: Sermon Series by Dr. Tim Pollock
Scripture: Proverbs 18:13-14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 270
John McCormack avatar
THE PERIL OF BIAS
Shared by: John McCormack on Mar, 2016
Summary: BIAS IS PROBLEMATIC AND DANGEROUS.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:17
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 109
Dr. Ronald Shultz avatar
Hell Fire, Judgment or Mercy?
Shared by: Dr. Ronald Shultz on Mar, 2016
Summary: Is there something worse about Hell than the flames?
Scripture: Proverbs 18:14
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 169
Gregory Thomas avatar
The Power of Verbiage
Shared by: Gregory Thomas on Jan, 2016
Summary: There is power in what you speak, so we have to remember to use our words carefully
J Jeffrey  Smead avatar
Speak Life / Taming The Tongue
Shared by: J Jeffrey Smead on Sep, 2015
Summary: Abraham Lincoln said, "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt." Beloved, you can speak life or death. Tame the tongue...and speak life.
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
The Power of Words
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul, 2015
Summary: Wise people learn words have power... The conjuction and --- The power of life and death? Learn to release life words not poison.
Series: Two part
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 18:21
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,906
Larry Turner avatar
Dad in the Mirror
Shared by: Larry Turner on Jun, 2015
Summary: It seems dads get beat up a lot for failing to be the perfect father. We forget that dads are fallen men like all others. This message is designed to encourage dads and others in their daily walk.
Rainer Reddy avatar
Declaring God's Word and promises over our lives.
Shared by: Rainer Reddy on May, 2015
Summary: The power of speaking God's Word and promises over our lives, over our homes and families, over our churches and ministries, over our bodies and our health and over our finances and possessions.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:21
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 2,620
William R. Nabaza avatar
Name of the LORD is a strong tower
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Feb, 2015
Summary: To show that the name of the LORD is our strong tower or Divine Protection and we can use the Name of the LORD anytime we're in trouble.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:10
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 6,220
William R. Nabaza avatar
Did you find a true wife?
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Dec, 2014
Summary: To show that only the LORD can grant us a good, true wife and the LORD will secure the wife for the husband.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:22
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 566
Charlie Roberts avatar
Your Testimony..What's In Your Wallet?
Shared by: Charlie Roberts on Sep, 2014
Summary: This is a word..God wants you to get your arms around.. A to him who has ears, let him hear moment.. And music to Gods ears is.."I hear you Lord..I hear you" I get what your saying
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 18:24
Views: 2,484
Greg Brown avatar
Theology Proper: Names of God
Shared by: Greg Brown on Aug, 2014
Summary: In the Scripture one's name is more than simply something you call someone, it is a reflection of their person--their character. By knowing the names of God, we can understand him better, and therefore, more fully worship and pray to him.
Troy Borst avatar
Seeds of the Mouth
Shared by: Troy Borst on May, 2014
Summary: This picture in Proverbs 18:20-21 of planting seeds in our lives from our mouths. We are given the choice of either planting bad seeds which planting bad seeds which produce poisonous fruit or good seeds which produce good fruit.
Travis Hearn avatar
Yo Wife Is Not Yo Mama! Mother's Day
Shared by: Travis Hearn on Nov, 2013
Summary: A sermon including six ways to love your wife.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 18:22
Views: 6,079
James Lee avatar
I've Found a Friend in Jesus
Shared by: James Lee on Nov, 2013
Summary: I love the old Hymn "The Lily of The Valley," I've found a friend in Jesus and He is everything to me. I used some the words of this wonderful hymn for the outline.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:24
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,676
Dr. Ronald Shultz avatar
Healing War Wounds
Shared by: Dr. Ronald Shultz on Nov, 2013
Summary: Are you part of the healing or are you hinder it?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 18:19
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 1,239
bala samson avatar
Perverse mouth
Shared by: bala samson on Sep, 2013
Summary: Let your words be few and true!
Scripture: Proverbs 18:13
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 740
suresh manoharan avatar
Tongue: It's "ALL" there...
Shared by: suresh manoharan on Sep, 2013
Summary: To focus on the Creative force of the tongue
Scripture: Proverbs 18:21
Denomination: *other
Views: 387
John McCormack avatar
GOD'S GREATEST GIFT TO YOU!
Shared by: John McCormack on Aug, 2013
Summary: GOD'S GREATEST GIFT TO YOU IS JESUS CHRIST!
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 18:6
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 311
Clay Gentry avatar
8 Keys To Fighting Fair
Shared by: Clay Gentry on Aug, 2013
Summary: This lesson is about not fighting because hey let's face it well all fight. Rather, using biblical principles let's learn how to fight fair.
Mike Fogerson avatar
Boy's & Girl's Hell in the Hall
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Jul, 2013
Summary: Each of us have experience with bullying: either as the one wounded or the one doing the wounding.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:14
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,090
Mike Fogerson avatar
Can Satan Read Your Mind
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Jun, 2013
Summary: God knows the thoughts of your heart. But does Satan?
Scripture: Proverbs 18:21
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,076
ralph juthman avatar
Finding Gods Will For Marriage
Shared by: ralph juthman on May, 2013
Summary: Second in marriage series, focusing on finding God's will in marriage
Selwyn Robins avatar
The Word
Shared by: Selwyn Robins on May, 2013
Summary: How the word Destroys and Creates life.
Scripture: Proverbs 18:20-21
Denomination: Charismatic
Views: 808
Rev Oke Omezi avatar
Sister, you can make it happen
Shared by: Rev Oke Omezi on Apr, 2013
Summary: The role of a woman in initiating the marriage process.
based on 1 rating
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,298
Bishop Lalachan Abraham avatar
A True friend stays closer than a Brother
Shared by: Bishop Lalachan Abraham on Mar, 2013
Summary: “A man who has friends must himself be friendly, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” (Proverbs 18:24NKJV)
based on 13 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 18:24
Denomination: *other
Views: 4,619
Juan Quintero avatar
DECLARANDO VIDA
Shared by: Juan Quintero on Feb, 2013
Summary: Hay poder en nuestras declaraciones. De vida o muerte..
Scripture: Proverbs 18:21
Views: 709