“It’s a biological principle that you will increasingly value whatever you make it a habit to pursue.” - Chuck Swindoll
Today we cover an overview of Proverbs chapter 2 and the big picture for the verses we’ll be looking at this week. Plus we dig in to the verses below.
Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 2:1-2.
My son, if you accept my words
and store up my commands within you,
listening closely to wisdom
and directing your heart to understanding; (CSB)
Good friend, take to heart what I'm telling you;
collect my counsels and guard them with your life.
Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom;
set your heart on a life of Understanding. (MSG)
Raymond C Ortland Jr says, “Proverbs 2 is one of the most helpful passages in the Bible, because it explains what growth and sanctification and renewal--what all of that feels like. This passage explains the psychology of change.”
Today and tomorrow we’ll cover the first four verses which are a series of instructions
John Phillips outlines these verses as:
Chuck Swindoll divides it into four disciplines
If you want a place to see and answer the questions I ask in the episode and to keep track of the discoveries you make as we study Proverbs, we include a set of free journal pages for this devotional series in each of our Sunday emails
Free journal pages to follow the study: www.getwisdom.link/email