Topic: Book of Proverbs
They make the uneducated smarter and give knowledge and sense to the young. Wise people can also listen and learn; even smart people can find good advice in these words. Then anyone can understand wise words and stories, the words of the wise and their riddles. (Proverbs 1:4-6)
Have you think the young children are smarter than the adults do? Sometimes, youngsters have knowledge of good advice from what they've learned. Not long ago, I received a book called Journey through Heartsong on Christmas. It is written by a 11-year-old boy, Mattie Stepanek, who born with muscular dystrophy. As I read his book, his words of the poetry were amazing. Amazing that how God could use this boy in the best-selling author of the book. If God can use Mattie, how come the world doesn't know about the movement of weakness people?
"God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise, and he chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong. He chose what the world thinks is unimportant and what the world looks down on and thinks is nothing in order to destroy what the world thinks is important. God did this so that no one brag in his presence." (I Corinthians 1:27-29)
In Proverbs 1:4, Solomon pointed that the Book of Proverbs is also for those uneducated people. This also means that the Bible is both the poor and rich people, and Christians and non-Christians. God's Word is for everybody.
Look in the verse 4 again. Listen to Solomon's advice. Not only for the people to read, but they also give knowledge and sense to the young. Sense to the young would probably means to be active to learn as children. Children go to the school to learn the value of living. Even as we are adults, we still need to learn the value of godly living.
We need to have the knowledge and faith for our daily walk with Jesus Christ. This part of the Bible section will lead us into what God wants from us-our personal relationship with Him.
I believe God choose Mattie Stepanek to write a poetry book on wisdom from Him. Wisdom is the precious gift from God. Proverbs will teach us that wisdom-God's wisdom. Even those who are well-educated and smart people can learn from the Book of Proverbs (Proverbs 1:5). Then anyone can understand wise words and stories, the words of the wise and their riddles. (Proverbs 1:6)
Take a moment to read the chapter of Proverbs from God's own perspective. It will encourage you daily to stand against your daily problem.