June 18: Proverbs 19; 1Chronicles 23-26

Song for today: From The Inside Out and Hear My Prayer

Today’s country: Aruba

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity
Than one who is perverse in his lips, and is a fool.
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The foolishness of a man twists his way,
And his heart frets against the Lord.
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The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger,
And his glory is to overlook a transgression.
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Houses and riches are an inheritance from fathers,
But a prudent wife is from the Lord.
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Chasten your son while there is hope,
And do not set your heart on his destruction.
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There are many plans in a man’s heart,
Nevertheless the Lord’s counsel—that will stand.
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What is desired in a man is kindness,
And a poor man is better than a liar.
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The fear of the Lord leads to life,
And he who has it will abide in satisfaction;
He will not be visited with evil.
from Proverbs 19

when David was old and full of days, he made his son Solomon king over Israel.
And he gathered together all the leaders of Israel, with the priests and the Levites. Now the Levites were numbered from the age of thirty years and above;
from 1Chronicles 23

these are the divisions of the sons of Aaron. The sons of Aaron were…
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This was the schedule of their service for coming into the house of the Lord according to their ordinance by the hand of Aaron their father, as the Lord God of Israel had commanded him.
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the rest of the sons of Levi:..
from 1Chronicles 24

David and the captains of the army separated for the service some of the sons of Asaph, of Heman, and of Jeduthun, who should prophesy with harps, stringed instruments, and cymbals. And the number of the skilled men performing their service was:..
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they cast lots for their duty, the small as well as the great, the teacher with the student.
from 1Chronicles 25

Concerning the divisions of the gatekeepers:..
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they cast lots for each gate, the small as well as the great, according to their father’s house.
from 1Chronicles 26

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