Daily Bible Reading “Get Wisdom” (Proverbs 16:10-17)

Get Wisdom

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Proverbs 16:10-17. The verse we will focus on in this passage of Scripture is verse 16 which says, “How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!”

A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth does not transgress in judgment.

A just weight and balance are the LORD’S: all the weights of the bag are his work.

It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.

Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love those who speak right.

The wrath of a king is like messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.

In the light of the king’s countenance is life; and his favor is like a cloud of the latter rain.

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: those who keep their way preserve their soul.

One of the benefits of studying the book of Proverbs is to get wisdom. There are tried and true sayings and principles shared in this book.

Wisdom and understanding are more treasured than gold or silver. Wisdom and understanding come from the LORD.

You could be wealthy, but be foolish, and what good is the wealth to you. There are many people who are wealthy that make foolish decisions.

Learning wisdom from the Word of God will help you to make wise decisions in your life. Turning your life over to God and asking Him to direct your path will lead to a life of victory.

 

Daily Bible Reading:

Proverbs 16:10

10 A divine sentence is in the lips of the king: his mouth transgresseth not in judgment.
11 A just weight and balance are the LORD’S: all the weights of the bag are his work.
12 It is an abomination to kings to commit wickedness: for the throne is established by righteousness.
13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings; and they love him that speaketh right.
14 The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: but a wise man will pacify it.
15 In the light of the king’s countenance is life; and his favour is as a cloud of the latter rain.
16 How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!
17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul.

 

Things to think about:

  • Who is the righteous judge?
  • What did we learn in this Scripture about kings?
  • Why are wisdom and understanding more valuable than gold?

 

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

As we read and study this Scripture in the book of Proverbs we are reminded that wisdom and understanding are more valuable than gold or silver. Help us to seek after wisdom from Your Word. Help us to make wise decisions and follow Your ways. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

 

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Daily Bible Reading “Wealth is Fleeting” (Psalm 49:1-10)

 Psalm 49 - money wealthWealth is Fleeting

Today’s Daily Bible Reading is from Psalm 49:1-10. Psalm 49 is a Psalm to the Chief Musician for the sons of Korah. The psalmist calls out, “Hear this” to all the people of the world. He speaks in wisdom and understanding. He shares a great truth on the harp. He has learned a lesson about life and shares it in the form of a song.

He warns us that we can’t trust in our wealth and riches of this world. He reminds us we can’t redeem ourselves or our brothers with our money and the redemption of the soul is precious. It would be nice if we could live forever and not see corruption, but at some point both the rich and poor will die and leave their belongings to others.

In other words, he is telling us not to put our faith and trust in our wealth, because we can’t take it with us when we die. The only thing that is eternal is our relationship with Christ. He is the only one who can redeem our soul. We can’t redeem our soul or our brother’s soul with our wealth.

When we put our faith and trust in wealth and our positions in this world we are apt to be disappointed. In the end, both our wealth and position may fail us and we will die and leave it all behind, for what? Colossians 3:2 tells us, “Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.”

 

Daily Bible Reading:

Psalm 49:1-10

1 [[To the Chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah.]] Hear this, all ye people; give ear, all ye inhabitants of the world:
2 Both low and high, rich and poor, together.
3 My mouth shall speak of wisdom; and the meditation of my heart shall be of understanding.
4 I will incline mine ear to a parable: I will open my dark saying upon the harp.
5 Wherefore should I fear in the days of evil, when the iniquity of my heels shall compass me about?
6 They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;
7 None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:
8 (For the redemption of their soul is precious, and it ceaseth for ever:)
9 That he should still live for ever, and not see corruption.
10 For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.

 

Things to think about:

  • What do we learn about wealth in this Scripture?
  • What will happen to our earthly treasures when we die?
  • Can we purchase ransom for our souls or for the souls of our loved ones?
  • Who is the only one who can be the ransom for our souls?

 

Prayer of the Day:

Dear Heavenly Father,

We thank You for this Scripture in Psalm 49. The Psalmist reminds us our wealth is only for this earth. It isn’t eternal and we can’t take it with us. Neither can we redeem our souls with our riches. Thank You for Your Son, Jesus who paid the ransom for our souls. Help us to accept Your gift of salvation. Help us to get the right perspective on life and build our lives more on things that are eternal. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

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