A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word! (Proverbs 15:23)
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. (Proverbs 15:1)
In your experience, when someone offends you, what happens when you respond with with your own angry or hurtful words?
Ask God to give you the strength to resist repaying “evil for evil”.
Righteousness exalts a nation, But sin is a disgrace to any people. (Proverbs 14:34)
How would you define a “righteous nation”?
Ask God to guide our nation’s leaders to lead according to His word.
A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil, But a fool is arrogant and careless. (Proverbs 14:16)
In our world of technology, evil influence can be difficult to avoid; it can come at us from any and every direction.
Ask the Lord for discernment so that you will be armed against Satan’s wiles.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad. (Proverbs 12:25)