Proverbs 3:5-6 – April 6, 2019

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, on your own intelligence do not rely; In all your ways be mindful of him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 NABRE      The third proverb attributed to King Solomon, known for his wisdom, exhorts the reader to remember the Lord’s teachings. This is a wisdom teaching on the readiness and willingness to acquire wisdom. To acquire wisdom we must be upright and trust in…

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Ecclesiastes 11:5 – November 4, 2018

Just as you do not know how the life breath enters the human frame in the mother’s womb, So you do not know the work of God, who is working in everything. Ecclesiastes 11:5 NABRE      Ecclesiastes is a wisdom book. Someone who calls them self the Preacher has inspirational thoughts that are shared with the reader. Nothing about these thoughts indicate it is from anything more than human knowledge. Chapter eleven opens with the suggestion that…

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Proverbs 13:20 – November 3, 2018

Walk with the wise and you become wise, but the companion of fools fares badly. Proverbs 13:20 NABRE      This proverb is from Solomon, son of David and King of Israel. He is considered one of the wisest men because he asked God for wisdom and it was given him. This proverb’s message seems obvious. “Walk with the wise and you become wise, but the companions of fools fares badly.” To walk with someone is to…

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