Category Archives: Proverbs

Theological riches of Proverbs

I propose that the book of Proverbs as a whole is a poetically theological rich book that calls for us to not only be hearers of the word; rather to be appliers of the word. There is a call within … Continue reading

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Prophetic voice in Proverbs.

Pro 1:20  Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; Pro 1:21  at the head of the noisy streets she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: Pro 1:22  “How long, … Continue reading

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A few rambling thoughts about Wisdom Literature

I have been working through C.Hassell. Bullock “Ecclesiastes,” in An Introduction to the Old Testament Poetic Books, revised and expanded (Chicago: Moody Press, 1988)190 ..for my exegesis assignment. He makes an interesting point that the Wisdom books may be considered … Continue reading

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Week 2 reflections on Proverbs 1- 4 & Dell and Murphy’s readings.

One of the striking things that appeared to me in reading chapters 1-4 is how the themes of the 10 Commandments – fear God, honour your parents, don’t kill, steal, covet, commit adultery (both spiritual and physical), don’t bear false … Continue reading

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The Lessons of Every Day Experience

The people of Israel understood that God would speak to them through a variety of means. They expected to hear from God as their priests taught and interpreted the law of Moses, and their prophets brought the word of the … Continue reading

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Back to the books! – Wisdom Literature

I have had a somewhat eclectic few months of blogging while enjoying the summer break from study. Before then I had a regular blogging theme on the Minor Prophets, a subject that I really enjoyed.  Today marks the return to … Continue reading

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