Considering Proverbs 8:24

24 When there were no depths, I was brought forth; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Genesis opens with: 1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved uponContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:24”

Considering Proverbs 8:22-23

22 The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old. 23 I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was. The subject of these verses is wisdom personified, and in this we can see that all things are set in motion according to God’s will and wisdom—and thisContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:22-23”

Considering Proverbs 8:17

17 I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. This verse makes me think of something that is somewhat controversial, but if we can consider this idea openly and conscientiously, then I think we will find that we believe in this idea already. The idea I refer to isContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:17”

Considering Proverbs 8:14-16

14 Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength. 15 By me kings reign, and princes decree justice. 16 By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth. This morning I’m thinking about the topic of God’s sovereignty. Who can really know the wisdom of God and His sovereignty overContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:14-16”

Considering Proverbs 8:13

13 The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate. Yesterday, I mentioned that fear of man over fear of the Lord is one of the biggest issues we have today, and it is a problem we can sympathize with. I think this problemContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:13”

Considering Proverbs 8:1-3

Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? 2 She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. 3 She crieth at the gates, at the entry of the city, at the coming in at the doors. One of the first things that comes to mind isContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 8:1-3”

Considering Proverbs 7:24-27

24 Hearken unto me now therefore, O ye children, and attend to the words of my mouth. 25 Let not thine heart decline to her ways, go not astray in her paths. 26 For she hath cast down many wounded: yea, many strong men have been slain by her. 27 Her house is the way to hell, going downContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 7:24-27”

Considering Proverbs 7:1-5

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee. 2 Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye. 3 Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. 4 Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman 5 That they may keepContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 7:1-5”

Considering Proverbs 6:27-35

27 Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned? 28 Can one go upon hot coals, and his feet not be burned? 29 So he that goeth in to his neighbour’s wife; whosoever toucheth her shall not be innocent. 30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soulContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 6:27-35”

Considering Proverbs 6:20-22

20 My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother: 21 Bind them continually upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck. 22 When thou goest, it shall lead thee; when thou sleepest, it shall keep thee; and when thou awakest, it shall talk with thee. This idea is found in earlierContinue reading “Considering Proverbs 6:20-22”