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The purpose of Proverbs

Over the next week and a bit we shall be taking truths from Proverbs. The verses will speak for themselves.

Here is wisdom that will benefit you in many ways.
We start by looking at the purpose of Proverbs.


Proverbs 1:1-7

1 The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel:

2 for attaining wisdom and discipline;
for understanding words of insight;

3 for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life,
doing what is right and just and fair;

4 for giving prudence to the simple,knowledge and discretion to the young?

5 let the wise listen and add to their learning,
and let the discerning get guidance?

6 for understanding proverbs and parables,
the sayings and riddles of the wise.

7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline.

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