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Discretion's Foundation - Article
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Connie J. Horn - ... shall preserve thee, understanding shall keep thee” (Proverbs 2:11). Discretion is a plan for righteous living, a blueprint designed by God. Discretion is always closely linked with wisdom. “The proverbs of...
Who Is The Strange Woman? - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword” (Proverbs 5:3). The “strange woman” is actually any woman not instructed in the laws of God, as were the women of Israel, and consequently who tend to practice and...
No False Witness - Article
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Henry Morris III, D.Min. - ... no doubt rendering the lying tongue an abomination to God (Proverbs 6:17-19; 12:22). The willing false witness will not escape punishment (Proverbs 19:5, 9). Indeed, such a person may die prematurely (Acts 5:4-10). Untruth is not overlooked by...
Get Wise - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding” (Proverbs 4:7). As used in Proverbs, which is the book of divine wisdom, “knowledge” is awareness of facts. “Understanding” is comprehension of the meaning...
A Tree Of Life - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... upon her: and happy is every one that retaineth her” (Proverbs 3:18). The tree of life in the Garden of Eden was a literal tree, whose marvelous fruit apparently had the medicinal ability to retard the aging process indefinitely, even...
The Instruction Of Thy Father - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother” (Proverbs 1:8). The purpose of the Book of Proverbs is: “To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding” (Proverbs 1:2). Then, the...
Commendation For The Copiers - Article
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David Woetzel, B.S. - ... are also proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out” (Proverbs 25:1). Often history records only the leaders and superstars of a given era. Yet every venture of any significance has a supporting...
No Chastening Seems Joyous - Article
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Connie J. Horn - ... with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from hell” (Proverbs 23:13,14). The word “beat” does not mean to club someone, as perhaps is the present-day usage. Rather, it carries the idea of a small, slender switch, and the goal...
God's Favor To The Righteous - Article
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Norman P. Spotts, D.D. - ... a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favor" (Proverbs 14:9). The proverbs are designed to bring stability to those who heed them. These wise sayings cover many subjects; one of which is God's attitude toward those who are...
Proverb's Promises - Article
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Connie J. Horn - ... knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:7). The above verse has often been quoted as a proof text for the necessity of salvation as a prerequisite to true knowledge, and rightly so. But how does one arrive at...
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