Proverbs 4 Devotional Commentary

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Proverbs 4:4

Godly wisdom comes from the Lord and enables the one who is endowed with wisdom to discern what is good, to distinguish between what is true and what is false, and to judge that which is godly and righteous. The principles of gaining godly wisdom are laid down in Scripture, for we are told to trust in the Lord with all our heart and to seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all we need will be provided - including godly wisdom.


Proverbs 4:5

The wise words that are found in the book of Proverbs come as advice from the God-given wisdom of King Solomon to his son, and we would do well to take note of some of the pearls of grace and truth that are therein contained.

This short, simple little verse instructs us to "get wisdom and to gain understanding." We are to acquire wisdom and to develop good judgement, but we must be aware that there are two read more...

Proverbs 4:23

There is an intensity and urgency in this earnest pleading to guard your heart about all else, and in Scripture, the heart is the seat of the thoughts, the will, the conscience, and the emotions. The heart is the storehouse for wisdom and all that influences the life and character of an individual, and Jesus reminds us that we should love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, with every part of our inner being. We have been endowed with read more...