Flashcards in Proverbs Deck (8):
What does Proverbs concern itself with?
Proverbs concerns itself completely with instructing people in the path of Godly wisdom.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
What is the main theme of Proverbs?
According to Proverbs, wisdom involves having a measure of humility both before God as well as before others.
What was the primary stated function of the book of Proverbs?
To instruct Youth.
What is important about how we apply Proverbs?
We need to understand Proverbs as wisdom not promises.
Also Proverbs is about probabilities rather than promises.
What is the percentage of the first 9 chapters that speaks of the value of wisdom?
What is the percentage of the first 9 chapters that warns young men against adultery?