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Tag: Wisdom

General Wisdom – Proverbs 29

Read the Passage: Proverbs 29 Righteous Relationships (29:1–7) As is the case in the larger section of this book (i.e., Prov. 10–29), so here in this chapter we see that […]

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 […]

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; […]

Paul’s Prayer – Ephesians 1:15–23

Read the Passage: Ephesians 1:15-23 Declaration (1:15–16) This passage contains the first of two prayers that Paul gives in the book of Ephesians, the other being at Eph. 3:14–21. Initially, […]

Psalms: Introduction – Psalm 1

Read the Passage: Psalm 1 Authorship and Date – While the ultimate author of the Book of Psalms is the Lord, humanly speaking, there are at least seven different named […]

James: Introduction – James 1:1-18

Read the Passage: James 1:1-18 Authorship and Date – There are four men in the Bible named “James,” which is the Greek equivalent of the Hebrew name “Jacob.” These are: […]