When you are seeking wisdom, direction or guidance, the book of Proverbs is a wonderful source of insight. Proverbs is full of God’s timeless wisdom, and it’s a book that is easy to understand and apply to your life. It contains advice for how to behave, how to act, and how to make decisions in everyday life. King Solomon received wisdom from God and is credited as one of the main authors of Proverbs.
If you struggle with judging others, for instance, here’s what Proverbs says:
“Fools find no pleasure in understanding but delight in airing their own opinions.”
If you think you may be too concerned with your image, consider this:
“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. “
Proverbs 31: 30
This book is ultimately a book of instructions on how to live a life pleasing to God. What a great goal; to live a life pleasing to God.
The book of Proverbs contains 31 chapters; join us in a 31 day journey as we read one chapter of Proverbs a day. Before you read each chapter, ask God to work in your life and help you live the life He has intended.
“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
Proverbs 3: 5-6