Posts with the tag “solomon”
May 13th, 2021
Proverbs 9:13 "A foolish woman is clamorous." In this summarizing chapter of the contrast between the evil woman and Wisdom, Solomon adds an attribute to expound on what we already learned in chapter ...
May 6th, 2021
Proverbs 9:7-12 "He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot. Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he wil...
April 29th, 2021
Proverbs 9:1-6 "Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table. She hath sent forth her m...
April 22nd, 2021
Proverbs 8:22-36 "The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was...
April 1st, 2021
Proverbs 8:18-21 "Riches and honour are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness. My fruit is better than gold, yea, than fine gold; and my revenue than choice silver. I lead in the way of right...
March 25th, 2021
Proverbs 8:17 "I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me." Given his extensive knowledge of both romance and virtue, Solomon knew how many similarities the two shared. These...
March 18th, 2021
Proverbs 8:14-16 "Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the eart...
March 11th, 2021
Proverbs 8:13 "The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate." One of the most effective ways to teach is by using contrast. A young s...
March 4th, 2021
Proverbs 8:12 "I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions." All throughout chapter eight, Solomon contrasts Wisdom, personified as a safe woman, with the dangerous woman ...
February 25th, 2021
Proverbs 8:10-11 "Receive my instruction, and not silver; and knowledge rather than choice gold. For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it."...
February 18th, 2021
Proverbs 8:5-9 "O ye simple, understand wisdom: and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart. Hear; for I will speak of excellent things; and the opening of my lips shall be right things. For my mou...
February 11th, 2021
Proverbs 8:1-5 "Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. She crieth at the gates, at the entry of the ...
February 4th, 2021
Proverbs 7:21-27 "With her much fair speech she caused him to yield, with the flattering of her lips she forced him. He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to th...
January 28th, 2021
Proverbs 7:13-20 "So she caught him, and kissed him, and with an impudent face said unto him, I have peace offerings with me; this day have I payed my vows. Therefore came I forth to meet thee, dili...
January 14th, 2021
Proverbs 7:10-12 "And, behold, there met him a woman with the attire of an harlot, and subtil of heart. (She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house: Now is she without, now in the stree...
December 16th, 2020
Proverbs 7:8-10 "Passing through the street near her corner; and he went the way to her house, In the twilight, in the evening, in the black and dark night: And, behold, there met him a woman..." Sol...
November 12th, 2020
Proverbs 7:7 "And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding." There are a lot things that we can live without. There are a lot of things we can do ...
October 29th, 2020
Proverbs 7:6-7 "For at the window of my house I looked through my casement, And beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding..." One of the biggest mis...
October 22nd, 2020
Proverbs 7:4-5 "Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman: That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger which flattereth with her words." I have lo...
October 15th, 2020
Proverbs 7:1-3 "My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee. Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye. Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table...
October 1st, 2020
Proverbs 6:30-35 "Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry; But if he be found, he shall restore sevenfold; he shall give all the substance of his house. But whoso...
September 24th, 2020
Proverbs 6:27-29 "Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned? So he that goeth in to his neighbour's wife; whosoever touchet...
September 16th, 2020
Proverbs 6:25-26 "Lust not after her beauty in thine heart; neither let her take thee with her eyelids. For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hu...
September 3rd, 2020
Proverbs 6:23-24 "For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life: To keep thee from the evil woman, from the flattery of the tongue of a strange ...
July 15th, 2020
Proverbs 6:20-22 "My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. When thou goest, it shall lead thee...
July 8th, 2020
Proverbs 6:20 "My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother." Over and over throughout the Book of Proverbs, Solomon reminds his son to heed parental instruction. Beca...
June 24th, 2020
Proverbs 6:12-15 "A naughty person, a wicked man, walketh with a froward mouth. He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers; Frowardness is in his heart, he devis...
June 17th, 2020
Proverbs 6:6-11 "Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. How l...
June 10th, 2020
Proverbs 6:1-5 "My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger, Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth. Do th...
June 3rd, 2020
Proverbs 5:22-23 "His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins. He shall die without instruction; and in the greatness of his folly he shall go ...
May 20th, 2020
Proverbs 5:15-21 "Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well. Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets. Let them be only thine ow...
May 13th, 2020
Proverbs 5:9-14 "Lest thou give thine honour unto others, and thy years unto the cruel: Lest strangers be filled with thy wealth; and thy labours be in the house of a stranger; And thou mourn at the l...
February 27th, 2020
Proverbs 5:7-8 "Hear me now therefore, O ye children, and depart not from the words of my mouth. Remove thy way far from her, and come not nigh the door of her house:" Success in life has a lot to do ...
February 13th, 2020
Proverbs 5:5-6 "Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell. Lest thou shouldest ponder the path of life, her ways are moveable, that thou canst not know them." Although Solomon wasn’t a pr...
February 5th, 2020
Proverbs 5:1-4 "My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding: That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge. For the lips of a strange woman drop as ...
January 29th, 2020
Proverbs 4:25-27 "Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee. Ponder the path of thy feet, and let all thy ways be established. Turn not to the right hand nor to th...
January 9th, 2020
Proverbs 4:24 "Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse lips put far from thee." No one likes to use public restrooms. We only use them if and when we have to. From first-world countries to ...
December 18th, 2019
Proverbs 4:23 "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life." Proverbs 4 holds two of the greatest verses in all of Scripture. In verse seven, Solomon identified the most i...
November 20th, 2019
Proverbs 4:20-22 "My son, attend to my words; incline thine ear unto my sayings. Let them not depart from thine eyes; keep them in the midst of thine heart. For they are life unto those that find them...
November 13th, 2019
Proverbs 4:18-19 "But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. The way of the wicked is as darkness: they know not at what they stumble." As we re...