Tag Archives for " Wisdom "

Should You Answer a Fool?

    Proverbs 29:9

    Many people who do not know or understand God’s Word claim the Bible is full of contradictions (even though they can’t name any). One seeming contradiction is this pair of verses from the book of Proverbs: •   “Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself.” (Prov. 26:4 / […]

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    Seek Wisdom and Live

      Seek Wisdom and Live

      Wisdom is Calling You Proverbs 8:32-36 on Wisdom In Proverbs 8, Solomon personifies Wisdom.  Throughout this chapter, the speaker is Wisdom. Proverbs 8:1-11 says: Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She standeth in the top of high places, by the way in the places of the paths. She crieth at the […]

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      Does Your Life Need Sharpening?

        Proverbs 27:17 Sharpening generates friction and heat

        The wisest man who ever lived said, “Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another“ (Proverbs 27:17) Solomon used an interesting analogy in this Proverb.  Because sharpening metal requires friction,  it always generates heat, and often causes sparks to fly! God often uses other people to work in our lives.  Our friends and family may […]

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        Hasty Feet Miss the Way!

          Wrong Way

          Fools do not pause to gain knowledge, understand, and plan.  Instead, they just foolishly chase their desires without getting knowledge first.  They act without understanding, so their foolish actions lead to disaster and result in ruin.  As the old saying goes, “Haste makes waste.” Desire without knowledge is not good– how much more will hasty […]

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