Friday, March 9, 2018
BRAGADAYJAH 1614 Proverbs 25: Verses 1-28 Proverbs of Solomon. These are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah, King of Judah copied out. It is the glory of God to conceal a thing; but the honour of kings is to search out a matter. The heaven for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable. Take away the dross from the silver, and there shall come forth a vessel for the finer. Take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness. Put not forth thyself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men: For better it is that it be said unto thee, come up hither; than that thou shouldeth be put lower in the presence of the prince whom thine eyes have seen. Go not forth hastily to strive, let thou know not what to do, in the end thereof, when thy neighbor has put thee to shame. Debate thy cause with thy neighbour himself; and discover not a secret to another. Lest he that heareth it put thee to shame, and thy infamy turn not away. A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. As an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear. As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him; for he refresheth the soul of his masters. Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.