Teachings tagged with ‘proverbs’

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The Wise, The Fool, & The Wicked

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The book of Proverbs tells us that its purpose is for “attaining wisdom and discipline,” which it does by showing people what is “right, just, and fair.” One of the principle ways it does this is by showing us the ways of the wise and comparing them to the fool and the wicked. In this […]

Living Wisely

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Far too often people endure hardship and difficulty because of the foolish choices they make. Despite God clearly telling us that “Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom” (Prov. 4:7), there is not nearly as much talk about, or pursuit of wisdom in Christianity as there ought to be. For example, when was the last time […]

Proverbs: Wisdom for All Ages

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This teaching examines some of the structure of Proverbs, and show that the famous section of chapter 31:1-31 is not speaking about a “virtuous woman,” but is rather figurative language regarding “women” called “Wisdom and “Folly.”