Today’s reading: Proverbs 23, 24, 25
Highlights – More practical wisdom. In today’s reading are thoughts about adversity and loving our enemies, more about wealth, disciplining children, and laziness. There is advice about keeping a matter private when you learn something negative about your neighbor (25:8-10), similar to what Jesus taught in Matthew 18:15.
Today’s reading contains an extended warning about wine (23:29-35). What is Solomon’s point? What had he said about it in 20:1?