Measurements and Man’s Understanding

"Divers weights are an abomination unto the LORD; and a false balance is not good. Man's goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?" Proverbs 20:23-24 (KJB) In those days of King Solomon, and before and after, for many years trade was conducted with produce through the use of scales … Continue reading Measurements and Man’s Understanding

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 … Continue reading Knowledge, Understanding, Wisdom; the Fool and Silence

Confidence and a Place of Refuge

"In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and His children shall have a place of refuge. The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death."  Proverbs 14:26-27  (KJB) I will let a sage of the past comment on these verses.  Matthew Henry has written,  "In these … Continue reading Confidence and a Place of Refuge

The Marriage of Wisdom and Prudence

"I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions. The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate. Counsel is mine, and sound wisdom: I am understanding; I have strength." Proverbs 8:12-14 (KJB) In reading Proverbs 7 - 9 this … Continue reading The Marriage of Wisdom and Prudence

GOD… With Men on the Earth

"But will God in very deed dwell with men on the earth? Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens cannot contain Thee; how much less this house which I have built!"  2 Chronicles 6:18 (KJB) This is part of the  history of Israel as the remnant of returning Jews were reading it.  Preparing for their … Continue reading GOD… With Men on the Earth