Daily Wisdom: Proverbs 17:14

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

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Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
— Proverbs 17:14

More Daily Wisdom

"Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness."
1 John 2:9
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Hebrews 11:6
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Illustration of Proverbs 17:14 — Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.

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Daily Wisdom is a free daily devotional for Christians featuring wise counsel found in Scripture.