September 2, 2021
DAY 243: JOURNEY THROUGH THE BIBLE IN A YEAR
Our journey continues today through the wisdom of Solomon in Proverbs 20-21.
Ask the Lord to grant you wisdom in understanding Proverbs 20-21. Read Proverbs 20-21. 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 20-21: The book of Proverbs is filled with comparisons of wisdom and folly. By careful study, we not only learn about wisdom, but how to obtain it and use it in everyday life. (Proverbs 20:1-21:31)
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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