Bible Study Notes on Proverbs 24 – 20170514

Proverbs 24:1  "Do not be envious of evil men..." Sometimes it seems like the wicked have everything they want even though they are ungodly.  Writer of Psalm 73 wondered about that.  It is possible to acquire what you desire in this world without concern for truth or godliness.  But you will have missed the point …

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Bible Study Notes on Proverbs 23 – 20170512

Proverbs 23:1-3  "...Consider carefully what is before you...For they are deceptive food" Speaks of food, but I think is referring to motives.  Pay attention to what is happening, and guard your words.  What is before you may look and taste wonderful, but there is an ulterior motive behind it. 4  "Do not overwork to be …

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Bible Study Notes on Proverbs 22 – 20170510

Proverbs 22:1  "A good name...Loving favor..." Reminder that some things are more important than money.  This is mentioned several times in the Proverbs. 2  "...The LORD is the maker of them all" Everyone is on equal footing with God.  He shows no partiality.  He's the only one in the universe that can do so. 3  …

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Bible Study Notes on Proverbs 21 – 20170508

Proverbs 21:1  "The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD...He turns it wherever He wishes" Doesn't matter who the government is, God is still in control.  He can direct the heathen just as much as the saved.  His purposes will be accomplished. 2  "...the LORD weighs the hearts" Only He can see the …

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Bible Study Notes on Proverbs 20 – 20170505

Proverbs 20:1  "...whoever is led astray by it is not wise" Interesting that the Scripture doesn't say to not drink wine, but expresses the wisdom of not doing so to excess or to the point of being controlled by it.  We should use the same wisdom to know when to drink it or if at …

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Bible Study Notes on Proverbs 19 – 20170503

Proverbs 19:1  "Better is the poor who walks in his integrity..." Content of the heart is more important than the content of the pocket. 2  "...he sins who hastens with his feet" Getting in a hurry without checking things out first.  Being without knowledge. 3  "The foolishness of a man twists his way, And his …

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Bible Study Notes on Proverbs 18 – 20170501

Proverbs 18:2  "A fool has no delight in understanding, But in expressing..." One way conversation.  Do you listen to what the other person is saying or are you too busy thinking about what you're going to say next. 4  "...wellspring of wisdom is a flowing brook" Continually flowing to provide water, what is needed. 5  …

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