Some Words on Wisdom – Proverbs 29

Some Words on Wisdom - Proverbs 29Today’s chapter has much to say about “wise” men. I thought I’d list all the verses that had to do with “wise” or “wisdom” today:

3 The man who loves wisdom brings joy to his father, but if he hangs around with prostitutes, his wealth is wasted.

8 Mockers can get a whole town agitated, but those who are wise will calm anger.

9 If a wise person takes a fool to court, there will be ranting and ridicule but no satisfaction.

11 A fool gives full vent to anger, but a wise person quietly holds it back.

15 To discipline and reprimand a child produces wisdom, but a mother is disgraced by an undisciplined child.

Anything strike you as applicable today? I know they did for me.

Read through this chapter and meditate on these verses. Let the Lord speak to you through His Word. Find one or two points that really seem to jump out at you and memorize them. This is wisdom. Hide God’s Word in your heart.

Lord, You say that whoever wants wisdom, they only have to ask. So I ask You, Lord for wisdom. Help me to understand Your Word – and hunger after it. Help me to bring glory to Your Name today. -amen

peace,
e

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