a mistake. It was just a foolish error, one common to young people. “You
just used foolish judgment,” my Dad said, “you need to stop and think
about what you’re doing.”
full of opportunities for judgments of various sorts—some are
little, seemingly insignificant, some are very important and may have
long lasting results. Every decision is important, none ever easy.
follow us wherever we go. The wise man urges us that we pay
careful attention to judgments and he says the book of Proverbs is given
in order that justice, judgment, equity, knowledge and discretion might
prevail in all areas of life, no matter your age. This revelation can
make the young man wise, even though he may not yet have much experience
with living life.
decisions are important. The word of God makes it possible for
you to make good decisions, not foolish ones. But in order to do so, you
will have to develop a familiarity with it. Make the word of God part of
who you are and what you decide and you will not render foolish
go about your activities today, look for ways to implement God’s word;
it will help you judge which way to go.
1:1-7) “The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:
To know wisdom and instruction, To discern the sayings of understanding,
To receive instruction in wise behavior, Righteousness, justice and
equity; To give prudence to the naive, To the youth knowledge and
discretion, A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of
understanding will acquire wise counsel, To understand a proverb and a
figure, The words of the wise and their riddles. The fear of the LORD is
the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction.”
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