An Idea Borrowed

Years ago on a radio program someone shared that they read a chapter in Proverbs every day. Since there are 31 chapters and the longest month has 31 days it allows you to read through Proverbs on a regular basis. I use it as the launch pad for my personal worship time and branch out from there. On this blog I will try to share some of the insights I have in the Word. I will try to organize them in the archive by reference.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Wasting Promise

(Pro 29:3 KJV) Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.

Certain types of people suck the life out of you.  Here the reference is to “harlots” (2181).  It brings to my mind the prodigal son who “wasted his substance with riotous living”.  There are many ways in which you can throw away your inheritance.  We hear about young people going into a business with no idea of how to make it work and losing a fortune.  We know of people who spend too much on fast cars and expensive bistros.  This is the opposite of “wisdom” (2451).

So?  Proverbs seems to say that our needs will be met but I don’t think that promise applies if we waste what God provides us. 

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