PENTECOST 25 - Proverbs 1:20-33; Mark 9:30-37

In this sermon, Rev Derwyn quotes from a number of places in the book of Proverbs. These are listed here in the order in which they are referred to. With the exception of the reading of chapter 1 from The Message translation of the Bible, all of these quotes come from the New Revised Standard Version.

    • 1:24, 26, 28 (references to the first reading in the liturgy)
    • 1:1-33 (The Message - modified to reflect the original male reference)
    • 3:19 ("The Lord by wisdom founded the earth...")
    • 9:10 ("The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom...")
    • 3:5-6 ("Trust in the Lord with all your heart...")
    • 6:6-11 ("Go to the ant, you lazybones...")
    • 11:22 ("Like a gold ring in a pig's snout...")
    • 12:1 ("...he who hates to be rebuked is stupid.") - modified rom the NRSV to reflect the original male reference
    • 16:18 ("Pride goes for before destruction...")
    • 22:1 ("A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches...")
    • 23:13-14 ("Do not withhold discipline from your children...")
    • 23:29-35 ("...Who has redness of eyes?...")
    • 26:4-5 ("Do not answer fools in their folly..." / "Answer fools in their folly...")
    • 27:14 ("Whoever blesses a neighbour with a loud voice...")