Today’s Text: Proverbs 29, 30, 31
Highlights of today’s reading: Proverbs 29 ends the wise sayings of Solomon. Chapter 30 contains the words of Agur. Chapter 31 contains the words of King Lemuel.
For the most part Proverbs was written from the perspective of a father speaking to his son (the expression “my son” is found 23 times). Young men especially should read it and apply its wisdom. The book also says much about the behavior of women and interestingly the book closes with a lengthy, beautiful praise of the godly woman.
In the beginning of chapter 31 what two things was King Lemuel warned about by his mother? Instead of pursuing these what was he told to pursue?