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Proverbs 2:7-8

7 He stores up sound wisdom for the upright;
He is a shield to those who walk uprightly;
8 He guards the paths of justice,
And preserves the way of His saints.



God is a shield to those whose walk is blameless.

God guards the course of the just.
God protects the way of His faithful ones.

1 Corinthians 13:7

bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.



Love always protects.
Love bears all things regardless of what comes.

Love always trusts.
Love believes all things looking for the best in each one.

Love always hopes.
Love hopes all things remaining steadfast during difficult times.

Love always perseveres.
Love endures all things without weakening.

Psalm 146:8-9

8 The Lord opens the eyes of the blind;
The Lord raises those who are bowed down;
The Lord loves the righteous.
9 The Lord watches over the strangers;
He relieves the fatherless and widow;
But the way of the wicked He turns upside down.



God gives sight to the blind.
God opens the eyes of the blind.

God lifts up those who are bowed down.

God loves the righteous.
God loves the righteous, the upright in heart.

God watches over the foreigners.
God protects the strangers.

God sustains the fatherless and the widow.
God supports the fatherless and the window.

God frustrates the ways of the wicked.
God makes crooked the ways of the wicked.