Posts Tagged 'Proverbs'

Anything Set Against God Will Fail

February 27th, 2019

Anything Set Against God Will Fail

Proverbs 21:30 (KJB) There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Anybody who is intimately familiar with the ways of God can personally relate to this wisdom found in the book of Proverbs.  In fact, this scenario is playing out all over this world as people line up their lives according to the fluctuating sense of mankind at work in this world.  These far-flung ideas stand in opposition to the will ...

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GRBC Bible Course Lesson 19

The Genesis To Revelation Bible Course

By WILLIAM M. GROOM, Th.M., D.D.

Lesson No. 19 – Proverbs
COPYRIGHT, 1921 BY THE BIBLE STUDY PUBLISHING CO.

The Book of Proverbs

* KEYWORD–“WISDOM.”
* KEY VERSE–Pr 9:10.
* KEY PHRASE–“HEAVENLY WISDOM FOR THE EARTHLY LIFE.”

Home Readings

Read the whole of Proverbs. Matthew Arnold says it is “a delicious book.” For the family altar read:–

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Proverbs Daily Reading Day 7

Proverbs Daily Reading Day 7

Keep My Commandments | Beware of Harlots

Chapter 7

Proverbs 7:1-27 (KJB) 

My son, keep my words, and lay up my commandments with thee. 2 Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye. 3 Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. 4 Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman: 5 That they may keep thee from the strange woman, from the stranger ...

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Proverbs Daily Reading Day 6

Proverbs Daily Reading Day 6

A few Things to Avoid

Chapter 6

Proverbs 6:1-35 (KJB) 

My son, if thou be surety for thy friend, if thou hast stricken thy hand with a stranger, 2 Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth. 3 Do this now, my son, and deliver thyself, when thou art come into the hand of thy friend; go, humble thyself, and make sure thy friend. 4 Give not sleep to ...

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Proverbs Daily Reading Day 5

Proverbs Daily Reading Day 5

The sheer foolishness of sexual immorality

Chapter 5

Proverbs 5:1-23 (KJB)

My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding: 2 That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge. 3 For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: 4 But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a twoedged sword. 5 Her feet go down to death; her steps ...

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Proverbs Daily Reading Day 4

Proverbs Daily Reading Day 4

Get Wisdom and Understanding; Detest Ungodly Companions; and Live a Righteous and Holy Life.

Chapter 4

Proverbs 4:1-27 (KJB)

Hear, ye children, the instruction of a father, and attend to know understanding. 2 For I give you good doctrine, forsake ye not my law. 3 For I was my father’s son, tender and only beloved in the sight of my mother. 4 He taught me also, and said unto me, Let thine heart retain my words: keep my commandments, ...

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Proverbs Daily Reading Day 3

Proverbs Daily Reading Day 3

Wisdom Manifest in Christ

Chapter 3

Proverbs 3:1-35 (KJB) 

My son, forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments: 2 For length of days, and long life, and peace, shall they add to thee. 3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart: 4 So shalt thou find favour and good understanding in the sight of God and man. 5 Trust in the LORD ...

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Proverbs Daily Reading Day 2

Proverbs Daily Reading Day 2

Listen to God’s Word

Proverbs Chapter 2

Proverbs 2:1-22 (KJB) 

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; 2 So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; 3 Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, Precepts in Proverbs

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Proverbs Daily Reading Day 1

Proverbs Daily Reading Day 1

Learn Wisdom and Avoid Sinners

Proverbs Chapter 1

Proverbs 1:1-33 (KJB) 

T Proverbs 1:1-33 (KJB) The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. 5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of ...

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How To Keep From Changing

Precepts In Proverbs

Devotional Number 2

How To Keep from Changing

It’s not necessarily the decisions that we make in life – it’s the direction of our heart.  If your heart is right with God you can make the wrong decision and God can make it still turn out right.  If there is nothing in your life hindering your prayers this proverb will teach us how to keep from changing.  This proverb was written by a father who loved his son enough ...

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