Proverbs 1:8-9 (Part 2): A Message to the Child of Godly Parents

In Part 1 of this study, we discussed the parental duty of godly instruction. Parents have an obligation to train a child in the way he should go (Prov. 22:6). Parents should grow in grace and knowledge of the Living God and the Lord Jesus Christ (II Peter 3:18) and discuss God’s ways with their children (Deut. 6:6-9). If trained correctly, young people can grow … Continue reading Proverbs 1:8-9 (Part 2): A Message to the Child of Godly Parents

Proverbs 1:7 (Part 2): Fools Despise Knowledge

In Part 1, we discussed the first half of Proverbs 1:7. In this installment, we will discuss the second half. Remember, the road to obtaining knowledge begins with deep respect for the one true God. It is impossible to acquire the necessary knowledge for a happy prosperous life if you do not respect the Lord God and His instructions. (For more on this topic, read … Continue reading Proverbs 1:7 (Part 2): Fools Despise Knowledge

Scrutinize Your Associations: Proverbs 1:10-19

Considering the concepts we have discussed so far, we want to discuss associations. Remember Proverbs was written by Solomon who was gifted wisdom from God. Therefore, Proverbs is wisdom from God. In this installment, we want to explore the guidance Solomon gives regarding who we associate with.                 Read Prov.1:10-19. Notice these verses are discussing sinners approaching you to violate clear commandments of God for … Continue reading Scrutinize Your Associations: Proverbs 1:10-19

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Proverbs 1:8-9 (Part 1): A Message unto Parents

Welcome to the 4th installment our Proverbs series. We hope this series has been a blessing to all our readers. We thank God for His word and the blessing of understanding. Want to encourage you to retrieve your bible before proceeding to read this installment. Digging Deep into Bible Verses Remember the bible is translated from Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek. We must dutiful study God’s … Continue reading Proverbs 1:8-9 (Part 1): A Message unto Parents

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Proverbs 1:7 Reverence for God (Part 1)

Welcome to the third installment in our Proverbs series. This installment will be accompanied by an additional installment due to two major concepts included in the verse we are about to explore. Again, we want to encourage you to retrieve your bible and read it along side this document.   A Well Know Memory Verse If you have been following this series, then you know … Continue reading Proverbs 1:7 Reverence for God (Part 1)

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Proverbs 1:5-6 : Culmination of Proverbs’ Purpose

In our second installment in our Proverbs series, we will explore the admonishment of Solomon following his statement of purpose. The following is an infographic showing the verses and the Strong’s Concordance numbers associated with each noun and verb: Note: the infographic above includes the definitions of the words in the original language based on the Strong’s Concordance. Remember, never assume you have a full … Continue reading Proverbs 1:5-6 : Culmination of Proverbs’ Purpose

Keeping Your Mind on Righteous Things

Today I read an article by Stephen Flurry on the theTrumpet.com about focusing our thoughts on the righteous things of God which helped me correct a behavior that I needed to correct. Sometimes I allow my mind to focus on things that aren’t righteous and I desire to change that. If you have a similar problem and want to solve it, then this article is … Continue reading Keeping Your Mind on Righteous Things