Daily Bible Reading “Get Wisdom” (Proverbs 19:8-15)

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Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Proverbs 19:8-15. In this Scripture we are reminded that those who get wisdom love their own soul: those who cherish understanding will prosper.

A false witness will not go unpunished, and those who speak lies will perish. The truth will eventually come out.

Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

The discretion of a person defers their anger; and it is their glory to overlook a transgression.

The king’s wrath is like a roaring lion; but his favor is like dew drops spread over the grass.

A foolish child is the calamity of their father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.

House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

Laziness casts into a deep sleep; and an idle soul goes hungry.

Wisdom and understanding are not something that everybody has. It is something to be sought after. We can gain insight and wisdom through studying God’s Word.

We should always be in a state of learning. We should always seek to gain wisdom and knowledge. Life is a continual process of learning, both from our experiences and from constantly studying. We can’t expect wisdom to come knocking on our door. We have to pursue wisdom, knowledge and understanding.

 

Daily Bible Reading:

Proverbs 19:8-15

8 He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
9 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall perish.
10 Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
11 The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
12 The king’s wrath is as the roaring of a lion; but his favour is as dew upon the grass.
13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping.
14 House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.
15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

 

Things to think about:

  •  What does this Scripture say about those who get wisdom?
  • What do we learn about a false witness in this Scripture?

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

As we read this Scripture in the book of Proverbs we are reminded those who get wisdom love their own soul. Help us to seek Your wisdom as we study Your Word and learn Your ways. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

 

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