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Proverbs

Wisdom for Growing

The Embodiment of Wisdom

August 9, 2020 • Matt Smith

Proverbs 31:10-31 [10] An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. [11] The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. [12] She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. [13] She seeks wool and flax, and works with willing hands. [14] She is like the ships of the merchant; she brings her food from afar. [15] She rises while it is yet night and provides food for her household and portions for her maidens. [16] She considers a field and buys it; with the fruit of her hands she plants a vineyard. [17] She dresses herself with strength and makes her arms strong. [18] She perceives that her merchandise is profitable. Her lamp does not go out at night. [19] She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle. [20] She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy. [21] She is not afraid of snow for her household, for all her household are clothed in scarlet. [22] She makes bed coverings for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple. [23] Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land. [24] She makes linen garments and sells them; she delivers sashes to the merchant. [25] Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. [26] She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. [27] She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. [28] Her children rise up and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her: [29] “Many women have done excellently, but you surpass them all.” [30] Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised. [31] Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her works praise her in the gates. (ESV)

The Grace of Friendship

August 2, 2020 • Jay Thomas

Proverbs 27:17 [17] Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. (ESV)

Wisdom for Growing In Humility

July 26, 2020 • Roddy Dinsmore

This Sunday marks the start of a three week series in the book of Proverbs as we continue to grow in wisdom. We start things off by taking a look at Proverbs 22:4, focusing on humility, something we all need more of. We will see that humility is the road to riches, honor, and life - things we all long for and that God promises us. Proverbs 22:4 [4] The reward for humility and fear of the LORD is riches and honor and life. (ESV)