The Way of the Lord

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The way of the Lord is strength to the upright, but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity (Proverbs 10:29).

The Lord possessed me (wisdom) at the beginning of His way, before His works of old. I have been established from everlasting, from the beginning, before there was ever an earth (Proverbs 8:22 - 23).

They that are of a froward heart are abomination to the Lord: but such as are upright in their way are his delight (Proverbs 11:20).

The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but He loves him who follows righteousness (Proverbs 15:9).

The mind of man plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps (Proverbs 16:9).

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The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way aright, but the wicked will fall by his own wickedness (Proverbs 11:5).

He (the Lord) guards the paths of justice, and preserves the way of His saints. Then you will understand righteousness and justice, equity and every good path (Proverbs 2:8 - 9).


Jesus blessing meal at Emmaus
Jesus blessing meal at Emmaus
Caravaggio, 1601 - 02

He who walks with integrity walks securely, but he who perverts his ways will become known (Proverbs 10:9).

All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits (Proverbs 16:2).

He who keeps instruction is in the way of life, but he who refuses correction goes astray (Proverbs 10:17).

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding (Proverbs 3:5).

In the way of righteousness is life, and in its pathway there is no death (Proverbs 12:28).

Righteousness guards him whose way is blameless, but wickedness overthrows the sinner (Proverbs 13:6).


World's Wit and Wisdom
Make me chaste and
continent, but not just yet.
Saint Augustine, 354 - 430

By night, an atheist
half believes in God.
Edward Young, 1683 - 1765

The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way, but the folly of fools is deceit (Proverbs 14:8).

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil . . . (Proverbs 16:17).

Ponder the path of your feet, and let all your ways be established. Do not turn to the right or the left; Remove your foot from evil (Proverbs 4:26 - 27).

I have taught you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in right paths. When you walk, your steps will not be hindered, and when you run, you will not stumble (Proverbs 4:11 - 12).

He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, but he who is careless of his ways will die (Proverbs 19:16).

A wicked man hardens his face, but as for the upright, he establishes his way (Proverbs 21:29).


World's Wit and Wisdom
God does not pay weekly,
but he pays at the end.
Dutch proverb

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than one perverse in his ways, though he be rich (Proverbs 28:6).

For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; and reproofs for discipline are the way of life (Proverbs 6:23).

Forsake your folly and live, and proceed in the way of understanding (Proverbs 9:6).

The way of life winds upward for the wise, that he may turn away from hell below (Proverbs 15:24).

For the ways of man are before the eyes of the Lord, and He ponders all his paths (Proverbs 5:21).

Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the hearts (Proverbs 21:2).

Man's steps are ordained by the Lord, how then can man understand his way? (Proverbs 20:24).

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