The Rod and Reproof

“The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.  When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.  Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. Where there is no vision, the people … More The Rod and Reproof

Wisdom From an Ant

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of … More Wisdom From an Ant

The Student

“The words of Agur the son of Jakeh, even the prophecy: the man spake unto Ithiel, even unto Ithiel and Ucal, surely I am more brutish than any man, and have not the understanding of a man. I neither learned wisdom, nor have the knowledge of the holy. Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? Who … More The Student

Envy, and Sinners

Have you ever had envy for the wealthy, or envy for their wealth?  Maybe just a small portion of it?  I have.  The Lord of all grace and mercy has kept me and is getting me, and has gotten me to a place where rather than envy I can appreciate the wealthy, and even pity … More Envy, and Sinners

Knowledge, Understanding, Wisdom; the Fool and Silence

“He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is esteemed a man of understanding.”  Proverbs 17:27-28  (KJB) I will let the commentary of Matthew Henry speak today as well; it … More Knowledge, Understanding, Wisdom; the Fool and Silence