The Way of Wisdom – Proverbs 14

Read the Passage: Proverbs 14 Reverence and Speech (14:1–10) The material in Proverbs chapters 10–29 is to some extent more scattered than the content of Proverbs 1–9, 30–31. This not […]

Excellence of Wisdom – Proverbs 8

Read the Passage: Proverbs 8 Availability of Wisdom (8:1–11) As he had done back in Prov. 1:20–21, so here in Proverbs 8:1–3 Solomon personifies wisdom as a wise woman standing […]

Perils of Foolishness – Proverbs 5

Read the Passage: Proverbs 5 Present Temptation (5:1–6) Back in Prov. 2:16 Solomon had noted that wisdom will “deliver you from the immoral woman, from the seductress who flatters with […]

The Security of Wisdom – Proverbs 4

Read the Passage: Proverbs 4 Heritage of Wisdom (4:1–13) Thus far in the book of Proverbs, Solomon has used the term “son” nine times, “father” two times, and “mother” one […]

Application of Wisdom – Proverbs 3

Read the Passage: Proverbs 3 Personal Benefits (3:1–12) After describing the value of wisdom in Proverbs 2, in Proverbs 3 Solomon details some of the benefits of wisdom—both personal and […]

Value of Wisdom – Proverbs 2

Read the Passage: Proverbs 2 Availability of Wisdom (2:1–9) In Prov. 1:20–23 Solomon had described the availability of wisdom. All throughout this book Solomon will personify wisdom as a herald […]

Proverbs: Introduction – Proverbs 1

Read the Passage: Proverbs 1 Authorship and Date: King Solomon is noted as the main author of the book of Proverbs three times in this text (cf. Prov. 1:1; 10:1; […]

New Heavens and New Earth – Isaiah 65

Read the Passage: Isaiah 65 Superficial Worship (65:1–7) In the final nine chapters of this book (cf. Isa. 58–66), Isaiah confronts the false religion of some within Israel, exhorts the […]

Fasting and the Sabbath – Isaiah 58

Read the Passage: Isaiah 58 Counterfeit Religion (58:1–5) The first half of the book of Isaiah is largely focused upon messages of rebuke and judgment (cf. Isa. 1–39), while the […]

The Abundant Life – Isaiah 55

Read the Passage: Isaiah 55 Invitation (55:1–5) This chapter begins with an invitation to “everyone who thirsts” (Isa. 55:1), which includes both Jew and Gentile. In giving and describing an […]