Having experimented with wisdom and hedonism, Solomon reviews his experience and concludes that wisdom is better than folly but, in the end, both the wise and the fool die, so it really makes no difference how one lives because of the ever-present reality of death.
Proverbs 31:10–31—the famed passage about the ideal wife/woman—paints a picture of an honourable, rather than a dishonourable, life. It shows Lady Wisdom in living flesh. But while Proverbs 31 describes the ideal woman, this is not its main thrust. Its main thrust is to highlight
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
In much of modern evangelicalism, there is the erroneous idea that Christianity must be separated from politics: Christians should not enter the political realm and churches should never talk about politics. The problem is, the Bible addresses politics. The church that faithfully preaches the Bible