Category Archives: Proverbs

The Folly of Adultery, 1

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Solomon already warned his son of the dangers of adultery. There are some things worth saying again, and this is one of them. So, once more, the wise king focuses … Continue reading

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Things The LORD Hates

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs In the first part of chapter 6, Solomon warned us about the sluggard and the wicked man. But what types of things characterize the wicked man? The answer is in … Continue reading

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The Wise are Upright & Diligent

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 6:1-15 Every parent hopes their children will be wise in their approach to life. Beyond the moral implications that Solomon has already focused on in previous chapters, it is … Continue reading

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Beware of the Immoral Woman

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 5:1-23 Every child, at some point will have “the birds & the bees” discussion. If parents are not willing, there are several others ready to inform children about sex; … Continue reading

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Wisdom Is The Principal Thing

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 4:1-27 The wise king has stressed to his son the great importance wisdom holds. He continues to do so in our present text, going so far as to tell … Continue reading

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The Security of Wisdom

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 3:19-35 Solomon has been emphasizing to his son the need to pay attention to his wisdom. Every father wants his son to listen to his advice, but with Solomon, … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Wisdom

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 3:1-18 Every father wants what is good for his son. To that end, a father may give what he perceives to be words of wisdom to his son. In … Continue reading

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The Protection of Wisdom

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 2:1-22 Solomon started this book of Proverbs by emphasizing the importance of wisdom and how necessary it is for us to pursue it. The second chapter begins with the … Continue reading

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Wisdom Calls Out

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 1:8-19 Six times in the first seven verses, Solomon mentioned the importance of wisdom. Hear it, understand it, know it, receive it, apply it. A few into the book, … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Life & Death

William J. Stewart | Lessons from the Book of Proverbs Proverbs 1:8-19 The introduction to the book (1:1-7) was a generic call for the reader to get knowledge and wisdom. However, verse 8 reveals that Solomon had a specific recipient … Continue reading

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