If the Creator of the Universe, publishes an owner’s manual, it stands to reason we would greatly benefit from reading it.
Have you ever read the book of Amos? It’s contents are pretty tough. God’s judgments on Israel’s neighbors and then Israel herself. For what?
Ah, my dear friends. We can’t avoid it. Here is one of the primary reasons why
we don’t simply study Proverbs and move on to our next study. It is because wisdom begins with the fear of the LORD. We can study the the definitions of what scholars tell us the fear of the LORD means, but because the fear of the ADONAI is intrinsically woven into our pursuit of wisdom, discernment, and knowledge, it is to be lived.
How many have a wise child? Not everyone, unfortunately. Hubby and I didn’t get the wisdom thing ourselves — even as believers — until our daughter was on her own. That meant the poor thing went through the same hard lessons we did. Even harder in some respects.
We’ve all felt it, that first sip of just-the-right-coolness water on a parched throat. That “ahhhh!” and gratitude for the miracle of water. Is it any wonder that water plays such an important role throughout Scriptures?
We have a choice to run to the LORD at the first sight of danger, fear, anger, need, want, loneliness, longing, temptation, desire, destruction — well, you get the idea.
If you have followed my Proverbs blogs over the years you’ve learned as I learned, about the medicinal properties of honey.
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