Tags archives: wisdom

  • 1 Samuel 13:1-7 1Saul was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned over Israel forty- two years. 2Saul chose three thousand men from Israel; two thousand were with him at Mikmash and in the hill country of Bethel, and a thousand were with Jonathan at Gibeah in Benjamin. The rest of the ... [read more]
  • Genesis 47:27-31 27Now the Israelites settled in Egypt in the region of Goshen. They acquired property there and were fruitful and increased greatly in number. 28Jacob lived in Egypt seventeen years, and the years of his life were a hundred and forty-seven. 29When the time drew near for Isra... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:19 19Wisdom makes one wise person more powerful than ten rulers in a city. King Solomon was considered the wisest king of Israel. There was peace in Israel during his reign. It says in 1 Kings 4:21, Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates River to the land of the P... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:14 14When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other.                 Therefore, no one can  discover anything about their future.  It’s autumn! Winter is just around the corner. Snow is coming sooner than many wish ... [read more]
  •  Ecclesiastes 7:12 12Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this:   Wisdom preserves those who have it. A former NBA player has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for gun possession. He was convicted of criminal possession of a weapon afte... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 7:11 11Wisdom, like an inheritance, is a good thing and benefits those who see the sun.  King Solomon inherited a kingdom and wealth from his father King David. It would have been enough. He would have been satisfied to live a lifestyle he desired to have. Yet, it says in 2 C... [read more]
  • Genesis 44:1-13 1Now Joseph gave these instructions to the steward of his house: “Fill the men’s sacks with as much food as they can carry, and put each man’s silver in the mouth of his sack. 2Then put my cup, the silver one, in the mouth of the youngest one’s sack, along with the silver for hi... [read more]
  • Judges 20:21-28 21The Benjamites came out of Gibeah and cut down 22,000 Israelites on the battlefield that day. 22But the Israelites encouraged one another and again took up their positions where they had stationed themselves the 1st day. 23The Israelites went up and wept before the Lord until even... [read more]