Proverbs 4:20-27

(Proverbs 4:20-27) - "Let your eyes look directly ahead and let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you." My favorite hymn of all time goes like this... "Turn your eyes upon Jesus, Look full in His wonderful face, And the things of earth will grow strangely dim, In the light of His glory …

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Proverbs 4:10-19

(Proverbs 4:10-19) - The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn. Yesterday, we read comments from King David, passed down to King Solomon, which he then passed to his own son. Today, we're back to Solomon. This section begins a series of comments contrasting the lives of the wise and the wicked. …

Proverbs 4:1-9

(Proverbs 4:1-9) - Hear, O sons, the instruction of a father... Proverbs is a book that was written by a father as a gift to his son(s). It's filled with wisdom from a life full of experience in King Solomon. Solomon is really just seeking to disciple his kids the way his own father did …

Proverbs 3:27-35

(Proverbs 3:27-35) - "Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it." We shouldn't say "somebody will help them" when we ourselves have the ability to do it. We should step up and be the "somebody". This verse seems to give the indication that …

Proverbs 3:1-8

(Proverbs 3:1-8) - "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and do not lean on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge him and he will direct your paths." Trust - Depend on, put your full weight on, All - not part, all. All is all and that's all. Heart - The center …

Proverbs 2:10-22

(Proverbs 2:10-22) - The power of discretion Discretion is defined as prudence, or deliberation, specifically over circumstances of life. Discretion is when you make a decision to do or to not do something because of how it will affect your purpose in life. Discretion allows someone to make decisions that will help them accomplish a …

Proverbs 2:1-9

(Proverbs 2:1-9) - "Then you will understand the fear of the Lord." Proverbs is one of my favorite books. There is so much application for life found in the divine wisdom of these chapters. Mostly written by Solomon, these verses are filled with ideas, principles, and truths that can revolutionize the way we see and …