Behold, I stand at the door, and knock if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. Jesus Christ. John 1:17
The ransom of a man’s life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
Sandor Viczian

Sandor Viczian

The ransom of a man’s life are his riches but the poor heareth not rebuke.

Proverbs 13:1 – 13:25

  1 A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.
  2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
  3 He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
  4 The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
  5 A righteous man hateth lying: but a wicked man is loathsome, and cometh to shame.
  6 Righteousness keepeth him that is upright in the way: but wickedness overthroweth the sinner.
  7 There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
  8 The ransom of a man’s life are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
  9 The light of the righteous rejoiceth: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
  10 Only by pride cometh contention: but with the well advised is wisdom.
  11 Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.
  12 Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.
  13 Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.
  14 The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
  15 Good understanding giveth favour: but the way of transgressors is hard.
  16 Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
  17 A wicked messenger falleth into mischief: but a faithful ambassador is health.
  18 Poverty and shame shall be to him that refuseth instruction: but he that regardeth reproof shall be honoured.
  19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
  20 He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
  21 Evil pursueth sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repayed.
  22 A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.
  23 Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.
  24 He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
  25 The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.

STATEMENT OF FAITH
We Believe…

In one God, eternally existent in three persons – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit;

In the absolute deity and full humanity of our Lord Jesus Christ, God the Son, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His substitutionary and atoning death for all through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His personal return in power and glory to judge the living and the dead;

In the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is empowered to live a holy life, to witness and work for the Lord Jesus Christ;

In the divine inspiration of all 66 books of the Old and New Testaments as originally given, guaranteeing their infallibility, entire trustworthiness, and supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct;

That all people are sinners and cannot save themselves. Salvation is received as a free gift of God’s grace, apart from works, through repentance and personal faith in the redemptive work of Christ and the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit;

In the bodily resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the eternal blessedness of the saved, and the eternal punishment of the lost;

In the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ who are thus members of His Body, the Church, whose work is the worship of God, perfecting the saints, and evangelization of the world.

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