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
What comes into your mind when you think of wisdom? Perhaps wisdom connotes ideas of abstract insight and knowledge, of sages and professors, men and women way beyond my age. What comes into your mind when you think of wisdom? Let’s consider this question as
I feel quite confident in assuming that everyone reading this owns a mirror of some description. We use a mirror to see what we look like, to shave the right portion of our beard, or to make sure our hair lies in the right direction.
This psalm is one of several in this section of the “the Lord reigns” variety (see Psalms 93, 96, 97). It is another of the royal psalms (93–100). But this one, in a particular way, emphasises the holy reign of the Lord. It emphasises what