Category: Proverbs
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Proverbs 28.26 – The folly of following our own hearts.
Posted: 6 September 2014 in Proverbs

He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered. We can look to our heart, and there we will discover what we would like to be true. Alternatively, we can look to the Word of God, and there discover what is true. Even if what we […]

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Ecclesiastes 2.14-15 and Proverbs 3.7 – Foolish pride
Posted: 31 January 2013 in Ecclesiastes, Proverbs

“The wise man’s eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all. Then said I in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool, so it happeneth even to me; and why was I then more wise? Then I said in […]

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Proverbs 19.3 and Isaiah 2.10-11 – Pride and fretting against the will of God
Posted: 16 February 2012 in Isaiah, Proverbs

The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD. Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty. The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the […]

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Proverbs 22.2 – The implications of Divine Providence
Posted: 7 April 2011 in Proverbs

The rich and poor meet together: the LORD is the maker of them all. Verses such as the one above tend to be unpopular in our day. It is easy to see why, because it is an open invitation for people to complacently say that the poor should be “content with their station in life,” […]

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Matthew 11.25-26 and Proverbs 9.10 – The dubious wisdom of modern man
Posted: 3 March 2011 in Matthew, Proverbs

“At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes. Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.” “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom” […]

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