Proverbs 22 Devotional Commentary

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Proverbs 22:6

While many regard this proverb as a precious promise, others consider it a severe warning, but all would be wise to recognise the godly principle on which this word of wisdom is founded.

Children are a gift from God and to dedicate time and patience in the child-training process is the right, responsibility, and joy of all parents. All children are born with a propensity towards evil, and training infants and young people in godly read more...

Proverbs 22:11

Perhaps one of the more important areas in most lives is relationships - our communion with God and affinity with others - and the book of Proverbs contains a wealth of advice and information on maintaining fellowship with the Father and our relationship with one another. Here, we discover that the one who loves purity of heart and is gracious in their speech is a friend of the King, and honours the Lord.

Despite its simplicity,