What fruit do you produce? How do you determine the condition of your heart? Proverbs speaks of righteousness as a path, as we saw previously. It also says that those on this path will produce certain fruit. Those who are on the path of righteousness
What are you pursuing? What path are you on? Whose way are you following? Are you doing everything you can for the “pursuit of happiness,” as the United States Declaration of Independence puts it? Proverbs teaches that those who fear the Lord will pursue righteousness.
Psalm 18—the third longest in the Psalter—is a psalm of David, written, according to the inscription, “on the day when the LORD rescued him from all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul.” The psalm is recorded almost verbatim in 2 Samuel 22. David
In this sixth paternal appeal of Proverbs, the father tells his son that the key to a long and fulfilled life is obedience to the wise precepts grounded in God’s word. The key to living ethically is a healthy relationship between a loving father and