Proverbs 25-30: More Proverbs of Solomon and the words of Agur

There was already a huge list of proverbs by Solomon but they were apparently recorded differently, perhaps simply at a different time. This set opens in the first verse with that these were copied by Hezekiah. You might remember him from Kings. For the others, click here. Proverbs 25 I just wanna take a moment to point out how much I love the Bible’s use … Continue reading Proverbs 25-30: More Proverbs of Solomon and the words of Agur

Proverbs 10-22: The Proverbs of Solomon

Here we come across a collection of twelve chapters that all go together as the┬áProverbs of Solomon. They are written as short snippets but run together, so we’re going to cover all twelve chapters of them in one big go. I hope you’re ready. The good news is that they tend to be fairly commonly held beliefs about human behavior and what happens to good … Continue reading Proverbs 10-22: The Proverbs of Solomon

Proverbs 3-6: Wisdom about prosperity and against adultery

It’s been a while since I dug in and got back into my Bible reading, but I’m glad to be back at it. I know this project is a little daunting sometimes and not everything has to do with or mentions women specifically, so it may seem that reading and blogging through even those portions that don’t is unnecessary but sometimes there is something to … Continue reading Proverbs 3-6: Wisdom about prosperity and against adultery

Proverbs 1 & 2: The Beginning of Knowledge

As I mentioned in my Happenings post for April, I’m saving the Psalms for every April until the end of this endeavor. There are far too many and rather than get stuck and lose motivation as I was getting close, I thought the “poems” of the Bible can stay in National Poetry Month and we’ll divert yearly. That means that we are on to Proverbs! … Continue reading Proverbs 1 & 2: The Beginning of Knowledge