Tag Archives: Wisdom

Ecclesiastes

The name of the OT book comes from the Hebrews “Qoheleth” often translated “Preacher” or “Teacher” but apparently more immediately means “gatherer”, I suppose gatherer of true and wise sayings. Ecclesiastes is therefore a collection of wise sayings. I have … Continue reading

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Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established

“Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.” Proverbs 16:3 Here’s Charles Bridges’ profound commentary on this verse: “An unsettled mind is a serious evil–a canker to Christian peace. Every faculty is thrown into disorder. The memory is … Continue reading

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No one is established by wickedness

No one is established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will never be moved. (Proverbs 12:3) My Bible reading plan has me going through the book of Proverbs right now.  My prayer is that God would impress on … Continue reading

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Morning Selections: Proverbs 3-5

let your heart keep my commandments let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you (cp. Exodus 34:6; i.e. don’t forsake God; don’t forsake godliness; don’t forsake Christ) fear the Lord, and turn away from evil Blessed is the one who … Continue reading

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