Digging Deeper in Proverbs 7(c)

Proverbs 7:18 “Come, let us take our fill of love till morning; let us delight ourselves with love.” Indwelling sin will do anything is can to thrive and survive. It is as though it has a mind of its own. … Continue reading

Digging Deeper in Proverbs 7(b)

Proverbs 7:6–9 “For at the window of my house I have looked out through my lattice, 7 and I have seen among the simple, I have perceived among the youths, a young man lacking sense, 8 passing along the street … Continue reading

Digging Deeper in Proverbs 7(a)

Proverbs 7:1–5 My son, keep my words and treasure up my commandments with you; 2 keep my commandments and live; keep my teaching as the apple of your eye; 3 bind them on your fingers; write them on the tablet … Continue reading

Digging Deeper in Proverbs 17(e)

Proverbs 17:9 Whoever covers an offense seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates close friends. Heavenly Father, guard my lips in this matter. Make me compassionate over the sins and failings of others, rather than indulging my flesh … Continue reading

Digging Deeper in Proverbs 17(d)

Proverbs 17:8 A bribe is like a magic stone in the eyes of the one who gives it; wherever he turns he prospers. Proverbs contains many sayings like this one which need to be thought about carefully. The idea here … Continue reading

Digging Deeper in Proverbs 17(c)

Proverbs 17:3 The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the Lord tests hearts. It is in the heat, only in the furnace, that our hearts will reveal the dross still in them. It is only … Continue reading

Digging Deeper in Proverbs 17(b)

Proverbs 17:2 A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers. The obvious first application to be noticed here is how this pictures redemption. Those who … Continue reading