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 Post subject: Wise in your eyes
PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:07 pm 
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In The Book of Proverbs, Chapter 3 Verse 7 states: Be not wise in your own eyes, fear the Lord and turn away from evil;
Why would a man want to be wise in his own eyes and in his eyes alone?


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 Post subject: Re: Wise in your eyes
PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:36 pm 
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It doesn't say "in your eyes alone."

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 Post subject: Re: Wise in your eyes
PostPosted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:15 pm 
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Petronius wrote:
In The Book of Proverbs, Chapter 3 Verse 7 states: Be not wise in your own eyes, fear the Lord and turn away from evil



In other words, don't conform your life to the standards of the world, conform to God's standards.

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 Post subject: Re: Wise in your eyes
PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 6:20 am 
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Eyes and evil both start with the letter "e". Hmmm...

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 Post subject: Re: Wise in your eyes
PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:57 pm 
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TreeBeard wrote:
Eyes and evil both start with the letter "e". Hmmm...

TreeBeard, What are you contemplating?


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 Post subject: Re: Wise in your eyes
PostPosted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:58 pm 
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Location: The carrefour of ignorance is bliss & knowledge is power.
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Alliteration.

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- I try to have a little something for everybody in my posts. If you notice a spelling, grammar, or punctuation error... well... I put that in for you.

- I remember a lot of things. (Some of which actually happened.)

- Even the best of men may be born in times unsuited to their virtues.


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 Post subject: Re: Wise in your eyes
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