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08/28/2019

Practicing Proverbs, chapter 3

7 points to get you started practicing the book of Proverbs, from chapter 3.

7 points to get you started practicing the book of Proverbs, from chapter 3.

We’ve published a few of these on the Forthright Press blog, and here’s yet another one — out of order as far as the book’s chapters, but within, we hope, the great order of God’s wisdom. So here are 7 important points of wisdom from chapter 3 of Proverbs.Read More

11/08/2017

Practicing Proverbs, chapter 2

This is an exercise we’ve done with several chapters in the book of Proverbs for our own edification. This seven-fold list might encourage you.

  1. Wisdom (and the truth behind it) is discoverable, 1-11. We can know the truth, Jn 8.31-32. Pilate’s question, “What is truth?” has an answer.
  2. To “call out for” discernment and “raise your voice” for understanding, 3, indicate the intensity of desire for wisdom, reinforced by verse 4. The search must be real and all-consuming, or “extreme” (now a positive quality).
  3. Wisdom must enter the heart, 10. Truth comes from outside man, Ps 51.6. The popular idea of looking within oneself for truth and guidance is terribly misguided.
  4. Wisdom is a savior from evil men and immoral women, 12-19. It works powerfully in a fallen world.
  5. The marriage covenant is “made before God” 17. It is more than a contract between two people. God unites them, so it ought not to be broken.
  6. The upright who reside in the land, 21, are those who prosper and have peace by seeking God’s wisdom. See Mt 5.5.
  7. Wisdom and wickedness are two ways of life—and the only two that exist—that lead to two different destinies, 21-22. Which will you choose? 20.

02/15/2012

Quick Bible Truths gets own website

QBT has a new website, and offers multiple ways to connect.

QBT has a new website, and offers multiple ways to connect.

Bible wisdom

It’s short, it’s pithy, it’s Bible, it’s true.

Quick Bible Truths is great for personal edification, for church bulletin zingers, for posting on the Internet.

http://quickbibletruths.com

You can sign up to the website by RSS or by following the site and getting QBT by email.

Designed for Twitter’s 140-character limit, QBT also offers its truths through WordPress and Facebook. So you can follow it in whatever medium you prefer.

Please share with your friends and Christian family through newsletters, email lists, and bulletins.