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Proverbs 2:1

Proverbs 2:1

King Solomon was the man to whom is attributed the book of Proverbs, and its contents give an abundance of sound advice on how to live an honourable, productive and rewarding life.

The first section, which covers about nine chapters, starts with a loving lecture of a father to his dearly beloved son. It is the first, in a series of proverbs on accumulating wisdom and avoiding folly. It outlines the differences between a wise read more...

Proverbs 2:2

Proverbs 2:2

Both parents and children would do well to review the wise instructions, given by one father to his son, in the book of Proverbs. Those who pay attention to his words, and apply his directives are wise indeed, and will gain a right understanding, a clear direction and a respect for justice and equity - as they journey along the path of life.

In this verse, we are to make our ear attentive to wisdom, and incline our heart to read more...

Proverbs 2:5

Proverbs 2:5

We are charged in many places to seek after wisdom and to ask the Lord for wisdom – to rejoice in wisdom… and to get wisdom, for wisdom brings with it strength and shelter, help and hope. Indeed Scripture often reminds us that the fear of the Lord is the foundation of wisdom. Reverencing the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and that knowledge of the Holy One gives us understanding.

So how do we understand what the fear of the read more...

Proverbs 2:6

Proverbs 2:6

How we should rejoice when we consider the wonderful wisdom, vast knowledge and unsurpassed understanding of our God and all that it means to us. He gave us life when He spoke the worlds into being, He made us a new creation in Christ when we first believed. He has lavished on us every spiritual blessing, even seating us in heavenly places together with Christ. And His future plans for us are beyond our widest imaginings.

The Lord is the source of read more...