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OT Vol. 17 – Proverbs

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: CHAPTER 9 Wisdom Versus Stupidity

Many times, when we face a difficult decision in life, we seek out a second opinion from another, going to the wisest person we know. Wisdom is the ability to take the knowledge and understanding that we have acquired and... Continue Reading →

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THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: CHAPTER 8 The Blessings of Wisdom

King Solomon, son of the renowned King David, was not only very wise, but constructed some buildings that are wonders of the ancient world, wrote poetry, penned thousands of proverbs, built a kingdom up that was truly a foretaste of... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: Chapter 7 Warning Against the Adulteress

Solomon sets out on the difficult task of helping his son (in essence all you people), to see that marriage is a beautiful arrangement, while a life of immorality will only bring pain and difficulty, if not death. The reality... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: Chapter 6 Wisdom Warns of Six Pitfalls to Avoid

Again, Solomon is offering advice or counsel to his son, which if heeded, will not only help him avoid the pitfalls of life, leading to a far more peaceful life but will also enhance his character among the people. Hence,... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: Chapter 5 The Pitfalls of Immorality

What can Christians do to stay safe in such an influential world that caters to the fallen flesh? We might have thought that a book, like Proverbs that is 3,000 years old would be out of date on such modern... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: Chapter 4 A Father’s Wise Instruction

On a deeper level, where a young one's character is formed, children want to be told what they can and cannot do. They need guidance to help them adapt themselves to the world without becoming part of the world. Children... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: Chapter 3 Trust in Jehovah with All Your Heart

Scripture makes it all too clear that Jehovah’s desire is that he has a close relationship with his human creation. For example, James 4:8 tells us, if we ‘draw near God, he will draw near us.’ However, many who are... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: Chapter 2 The Value of Wisdom

We live in a world that is far different from the days of Solomon. We have so many things in life that beg for our attention, education, a career, a spouse’s possible career, child education, family and friends, fitness, doctor’s... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK OF PROVERBS: Chapter 1 The Beginning of Knowledge

In ancient times when books were scarce, it was only natural that views on life and manners should be reduced into the fewest words possible, which could then be more easily committed to memory. In those days, people carried wise... Continue Reading →

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