Thinking Out Loud - Ms. Green

Commentaries from a female, conservative Christian worldview. Intermittent observations on human behavior and current events. Occasional bursts of personal tirades,confessions, and discoveries. Frequent discussions about my "Narrow-Minded Faith".

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Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Fools

Today is April Fool’s Day.

God has a lot to say about fools.

The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God...” Psalms 14:1

“O LORD, how great are thy works! and thy thoughts are very deep. A brutish man knoweth not; neither doth a fool understand this.” Psalms 92:5-6

“The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall.” Proverbs 10:8

“He that hideth hatred with lying lips, and he that uttereth a slander, is a fool.” Proverbs 10:18

It is as sport to a fool to do mischief…” Proverbs 10:23

“He that troubleth his own house shall inherit the wind: and the fool shall be servant to the wise of heart.” Proverbs 11:29

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.” Proverbs 12:15

“A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.” Proverbs 14:16

A fool despiseth his father's instruction…” Proverbs 15:5

“Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly.” Proverbs 17:12

A fool hath no delight in understanding, but that his heart may discover itself.” Proverbs 18:2

A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.” Proverbs 18:7

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.” Proverbs 23:9

Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.” Proverbs 26:4

“As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.” Proverbs 26:11

“A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.” Proverbs 27:3

A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.” Proverbs 29:11

“The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself.” Ecclesiastes 10:12

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.” I Corinthians 3:18

“And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits? And he said, This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and build greater; and there will I bestow all my fruits and my goods. And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry. But God said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided? So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.” Luke 12:16-21

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