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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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Proverbs 4 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Get Wisdom at Any Cost

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:1 - Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:2 - I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:3 - For I too was a son to my father, still tender, and cherished by my mother.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:4 - Then he taught me, and he said to me, “Take hold of my words with all your heart; keep my commands, and you will live.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:5 - Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:6 - Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:7 - The beginning of wisdom is this: Get[fn] wisdom. Though it cost all you have,[fn] get understanding.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:8 - Cherish her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:9 - She will give you a garland to grace your head and present you with a glorious crown.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:10 - Listen, my son, accept what I say, and the years of your life will be many.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:11 - I instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:12 - When you walk, your steps will not be hampered; when you run, you will not stumble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:13 - Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:14 - Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evildoers.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:15 - Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:16 - For they cannot rest until they do evil; they are robbed of sleep till they make someone stumble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:17 - They eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:18 - The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:19 - But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:20 - My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:21 - Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:22 - for they are life to those who find them and health to one’s whole body.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:23 - Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:24 - Keep your mouth free of perversity; keep corrupt talk far from your lips.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:25 - Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:26 - Give careful thought to the[fn] paths for your feet and be steadfast in all your ways.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:27 - Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil.
NIV Footnotes
Or Wisdom is supreme; therefore get
Or wisdom. / Whatever else you get
Or Make level
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