Posted here are scriptures that grew my understanding (often counter to the tradition), helped my walk with God, appeared in my art, indicated what to do if others seem wrong, worshipping God inappropriately, priorities... ahhhhh. I will keep working on this, mostly I have come to understand that I should rarely use the word therefore, never make a string of therefores, or cherry pick texts to prove a point in the face of real world evidence (cause the earth is not flat). You can click on the link above to see other and often non-scriptural 'Words' things I've written like poems, verse, prose, and books.
Proverbs 14:1 Bible Gateway
The wisest women build up their home.
The foolish pull them down with their own hands.
Proverbs 12:4: Scripture from Bible Gateway
A capable wife is her husband’s crown; one who disgrace's him is like rot in his bones.
Genesis 5:21-24 (New International Version, BibleGateway.com)
21 When Enoch had lived 65 years, he became the father of Methuselah. 22 And after he became the father of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God 300 years and had other sons and daughters. 23Altogether, Enoch lived 365 years. 24 Enoch walked with God; then he was no more, because God took him away.
Mark 6:8-11 (New International Version, BibleGateway.com)
8These were his instructions: "Take nothing for the journey except a staff—no bread, no bag, no money in your belts. 9Wear sandals but not an extra tunic. 10Whenever you enter a house, stay there until you leave that town. 11And if any place will not welcome you or listen to you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave, as a testimony against them."
Leviticus 10:1-3 (New International Version, BibleGateway.com)
1 Aaron's sons Nadab and Abihu took their censers, put fire in them and added incense; and they offered unauthorized fire before the LORD, contrary to his command. 2 So fire came out from the presence of the LORD and consumed them, and they died before the LORD. 3 Moses then said to Aaron, "This is what the LORD spoke of when he said:
" 'Among those who approach me
I will show myself holy;
in the sight of all the people
I will be honored.' "
Aaron remained silent.
Genesis 38:24-36 (New International Version, BibleGateway.com)
24 About three months later Judah was told, "Your daughter-in-law Tamar is guilty of prostitution, and as a result she is now pregnant." Judah said, "Bring her out and have her burned to death!" 25 As she was being brought out, she sent a message to her father-in-law. "I am pregnant by the man who owns these," she said. And she added, "See if you recognize whose seal and cord and staff these are." 26 Judah recognized them and said, "She is more righteous than I, since I wouldn't give her to my son Shelah." And he did not sleep with her again.
·1 Chronicles 22:8 (New International Version, BibleGateway.com)
8 But this word of the Lord came to me: ‘You have shed much blood and have fought many wars. You are not to build a house for my Name, because you have shed much blood on the earth in my sight.
Genesis 6:1-4 Bible Gateway
In those days, when the sons of God had intercourse with the daughters of men, and got children by them. the Nephilim were on earth. These were the heroes that were of old, men of renown.
Proverbs 22:2 Bible Gateway
Rich and poor
have this in common:
The Lord made them both.