July 22, 2021
DAY 201: JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE IN A YEAR
Today our journey explores Proverbs 11-12.
Ask God for His understanding of Proverbs 11-12. Read Proverbs 11-12. Let’s journey!
King Solomon, son of King David, is believed to be the wisest man who ever lived, with the exception of Jesus Christ. King Solomon is the author of most of the book of Proverbs, which means wisdom. Solomon, upon being crowned king, was offered a gift from the Lord. Already showing wisdom, Solomon asked that the Lord bestow upon him wisdom to rule wisely. Wisdom is about how to live in a way that honors God and all wisdom comes for the Lord.
Proverbs 11-12: Here we find Solomon contrasting wisdom with folly. He contrasts the rewards for pursuing wisdom with the destruction folly brings. (Proverbs 11:1-12:28)
Following today’s reading, take some time and meditate on a piece of wisdom that stood out to you. Consider why you are drawn to that piece of wisdom? Does it go against what the secular world teaches? What is God trying to teach you through this piece of wisdom? How can that wisdom be applied to your life?
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