The Proverbs Project
Having a rough day? Place your hand over your heart. Feel that? That’s called purpose, you’re alive for a reason. You have a mission in life. It’s called your DESTINY.
Hey there, I’m Gregory L and I’m here to give you some insight on living the happy abundant life Jesus Christ speaks of in John 10:10 when he said “I have come that they (you) may have life, and that they (you) may have it more abundantly.”
In the history of the world it has never been more prosperous than it is today. Yet there have never been so many discontent unhappy individuals trying to make sense of all the chaos in their lives. You would think with all the revolutionary discoveries in technology over the last few decades everyone would have found happiness by now. Sadly, that isn’t the case.
The answer for happiness, peace, and love have been found in a book that has been around for some 2000 pus years and those who have read it, it has been a life-changer. The Book of Wisdom - God's Handbook, the Holy Bible the guide to living and loving life to the fullest. The way it was meant to be.
Proverbs 1 – The beginning of Wisdom & Knowledge
The beginning of wisdom and knowledge starts here with the wise sayings of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel.
Written down so we'll know how to live well and right, to understand what life means and where it's going. A manual for living, for learning what's right and just and fair. To teach the inexperienced the ropes and give our young people a grasp on reality.
There's something here also for seasoned men and women. Still a thing or two for the experienced to learn. Fresh wisdom to probe and penetrate, the rhymes and reasons of wise men and women starts with the Fear of God.
The first step in learning is bowing down to God, FEAR GOD; only fools thumb their noses up at such wisdom and learning.
Fear God: meaning here used for a person in an exalted position, yare' (yaw-ray’ Hebrew word for fear) the meaning is "standing in awe." This is not simple fear, but reverence, whereby an individual recognizes the power and position of the individual (God) revered and renders him proper respect as the creator.
Pay close attention friend to what your father tells you. Never forget what you learned at your mother's knee. Wear their counsel like flowers in your hair, like rings on your fingers.
Note 1: The Proverbs of Solomon is a guide for learning what is right, fair, and just for living in this world of chaos today. It speaks for everyone no matter your age you will find Wisdom helps you find peace and fulfillment.
Dear friend, if bad companions and so-called friends tempt you, don't go along with them. If they say - "Let's go out and raise some hell. Let's beat up some old man, mug some old woman.
Let's pick them clean and get them ready for their funerals. We'll load up on top-quality loot. We'll haul it home by the truckload. Join us for the time of your life! With us, it's share and share alike!"
Oh, friend, don't give them a second look; don't listen to them for a minute. They're racing to a very bad end, hurrying to ruin everything they lay hands on. Nobody robs a bank with everyone watching. Yet that's what these people are doing - they're doing themselves in.
When you manipulate, cheat and steal to grab all you can get out of life, that's what happens: the more you get, the less you are.
Note 2: Pick your friends and people you hang out with carefully because you will become just like them. Don’t hang around those who seek undeserved gain and wealth by ill-suited means. When you do it’s a path to self-destruction.
Wisdom Is Calling You All The Time
Lady Wisdom goes out in the street and shouts. At the town center she makes her speech. In the middle of the traffic she takes her stand. At the busiest corner she calls out: "Simpletons!
How long will you wallow in ignorance? Cynics! How long will you feed your cynicism? Idiots! How long will you refuse to learn?
About face I say!
I can revise your life. Look, I'm ready to pour out my spirit on you; I'm ready to tell you all I know. As it is, I've called, but you've turned a deaf ear; I've reached out to you, but you've ignored me. "Since you laugh at my counsel and make a joke of my advice. How can I take you seriously?
Note 3: Wisdom has called you to her attention many times telling you what’s right and wrong. That gut feeling deep inside is her voice and you’ve heard her call over and over but have labeled it as a gut feeling. Need to listen a little deeper because the next time your Gut speaks it maybe wisdom’s call.
Don’t Listen and Guess What Happens
I'll turn the tables and joke about your troubles! What if the roof falls in, and your whole life goes to pieces? What if catastrophe strikes and there's nothing to show for your life but rubble and ashes?
You'll need me then. You'll call for me, but don't expect an answer. No matter how hard you look, you won't find me. "Because you hated Knowledge and had nothing to do with the Fear-of-God. You wouldn't take my advice and brushed aside all my offers to train you.
Well, you've made your bed - now lie in it. You wanted your own way - now, how do you like it?
Don't you see what happens, you simpletons, you idiots? Carelessness kills, complacency is murder.
Note 4: If you’re traveling down the wrong path beware sooner or later, you will fall into the pit. Now, when you call out for help, she will not be there to help.
“First pay attention to me, and then you’ll be able to relax. Now you can take it easy - you're in good hands."
Note 5: “On the plus side, the one who heeds Wisdom will live in safety and in freedom from fear. Those who are Wisdom's disciples enjoy the good life, escaping the sufferings, sorrows, and shame that dog the footsteps of the willful and the wicked.”
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Scripture has been taken from ESV (English Standard Version) translation from the Hebrew to English in the Bible then you have been give my take on it and the explanation of others so you can get a better grip on what it means to you in this chaotic world we now live in.
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