PROVERBS 12

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Proverbs 12:1-8

CONTRASTS

 

There are many differences between a righteous man and a wicked man. These

contrasts are made very clear in our text.

 

CONTRASTING WISDOM - Vss. 1, 5

A righteous man loves instruction.

A wicked man hates instruction. Vs. 1

A righteous man thinks right thoughts.

A wicked man thinks deceitful thoughts. Vs. 5

 

CONTRASTING WORKS - Vs. 3

A wicked man is not established or settled by wickedness.

The righteous are established in their righteousness.

 

CONTRASTING WORDS - Vs. 6

The wicked attack with their words.

The righteous deliver with their words.

 

CONTRASTING WORTH - Vss. 2,4,7,8

The righteous have the Lord's favor.

The wicked face condemnation. Vs. 2

 

The righteous woman is of value to her husband.

The wicked woman is a blight to her husband. Vs. 4

 

The wicked are defeated.

The righteous stand. Vs. 7

 

The wisdom of the righteous is commended.

The wisdom of the wicked is despised. Vs. 8

 

 

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