Which proverb especially speaks to your life situation today? How should you respond?
- Fear of the Lord – As Proverbs introduces its purpose of teaching wisdom, it proclaims the foundation of wisdom – the fear of the Lord. Four times it is mentioned in our passage today. True wisdom is more than common sense, it includes a sense of God and his commands. Does your life show a proper reverence for God?
- Seeking wisdom – Our passage today calls us to pursue wisdom, and outlines many benefits for doing so. Are you seeking wisdom? What wisdom are you hoping to gain from your study of this book?