Proverbs 3:27-35; Relational responsibilities

In these verses Solomon gives reminders for interactions with friends/neighbors.  5 “do nots” are commanded so that we can not be charged with “being devious” (verse 32) and thus “an abomination to the Lord” (also verse 32).  Do not withhold good from whom it is due when a neighbor deserves/needs congratulations, encouragement or assistance.  Do not delay in giving up the component of an agreement, making your neighbor go away then come back to retrieve it when you had it all the time.  Do not argue without cause.  Do not envy or emulate a man of violence.  Blessings await those able to apply these principles…intimacy with the Lord and blessing, grace and honor from the Lord (vss. 32-35)… 

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