Proverbs Chapter 4 Discussion


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  • Jim53
    Folks,

    This Book of Wisdom tells us the importance of receiving God's Word and putting it into practice in our daily lives... What do we get in return according to Proverbs 4?

    V4. Life. V6 preservation and provision. V8. Promotion and Honor.

    V9. Grace. V10 length of days. V12. Less need of correction. No stumbles

    V13. Receiving Instruction equals Life. V14-17. Avoid evil; it is destruction

    V22. Keeping God' Word & Instruction gives Life and Health.

    God WANTS to BLESS your Life. Choose His word and wisdom!
  • Joshua
    This was a blessing chapter
  • Will we be shown the truth and will man return to our Lord ,God, and Savior. This world is being taken over by evil. When will the awakening happen? I feel it must be soon
  • Timmy for verse 23
    Wanted to introduce myself to the forum
  • Mickey for verse 23
    People may be awakening but many are falling away too. Grab onto God and hold fast to your faith. It's called the great falling away.
  • Who are the gentiles and Samaritans that Jesus instructs his disciples not to go near? and why does he instruct them to not go near them? When he himself spoke to a Samaritan woman and said if you know who this was, you would ask for living water?
  • Guiding and keeping our hearts with all diligence is very critical these days. Our heart can deceives and leads in the wrong way. So we have to read and apply the word of God and ask Him to guide us in all our ways. The word further tells us that the heart of men is desperately wicked. So if out of our hearts are the issues of life that means we have protect it.
  • AleranderJim for verse 7
    your day of love may bring the gratitude of others for life.
  • Disciple
    1,2,3, are a choice God and sin 4 reaffirms the stand for God
  • Brian Griffin
    The LORD GOD ALMIGHTY is worthy of all praises! LORD I want to praise you more and be more
    Obedient to you, remove everything that is displeasing to you far from me and LORD I thank you
    for not leaving me in the hands of the enemy or allowing me to be condemed when brought to
    Trial. The joy of the Lord is my strength! LORD may you receive the Glory and may you be exalted
    Forever and forever Amen and Amen!
  • Rebecca
    I Love this chapter of Proverbs! Thank God for his Word! God is So Awesome!!!
  • Patty Tozi
    God, l want to Live and Serve you. Make me strong and courageous when you show me!!! God says not to tremble or be dismayed-- for He is near you always.. Now, how are you ready to let God show you what He needs you to do? Or are you going toward the worldly way of evilness of Self?..
  • Patty Tozi
    God is good!!! thank him for being your heavenly father!!! praise him often!!!
  • Sharon
    proverb 4 :23 is very perfect word from god
  • Riikka
    Yes, I think so, too. I'm a very exact person detailed and also caring and it's nice to know that God likes me - or my doings. I love people, I do paintings, I like to study and teach. Sometimes I notice God is there with me.
  • Nthabiseng Madidimala
    I love Proverbs 4
  • Roland
    FRO'WARD, a. L. versus: turned or looking from. Perverse, that is, turning from, with aversion or reluctance not willing to yield or comply with what is required unyielding ungovernable refractory disobedient peevish as a froward child We must understand this Fro'ward there is so much of this going around today.
  • Geraldine cole
    First thing we must do when we study the word of Jesus ie pray for understanding. Before that we must believe a nd become a child of Jesus read Act chapter 2 and do what it said Keep in mind Jesus Love all of us so much he gave his life just for u
  • Robert
    This verse is so true
  • BSP
    Verse 21~We want to keep Jehovah God's words deep within our heart so that we can make wise decisions and be pleasing to him.
  • Sg
    For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence. Oh Doing God’s will is eating Godss meat.
  • Bill
    How wonderful is this chapter? How concise it is leaving nothing to doubt about the believer's response to evil and entering into or near to evil. Thank you Lord for these words.
  • Paul Mitchell
    Wisdom and understanding and applying it to your heart is the key.
  • BSP
    Verse 18~As we continue on our journey with Jehovah God, he continues to illuminate our path by providing us with clearer understanding of him and his Word.
  • BSP
    Verses 16,17~These verses describe the wicked and violent people we see in the world today. It is like they are sustained or fed by violence.
  • Irene Rogan
    Praying for you Love Joan
  • A disciple
    "Keep thy heart with all diligence for out of it are the issues of life." Proverbs 4:23 Whenever the Lord confronts those who love Him, or those who opposed Him, He never speaks in terms of "if" or "how possibly" they should keep God's commandments, but rebukes them for their empty outward show and misrepresenting religion, and for making their own thoughts more important traditions than doing what God commands and tells plainly how it is the inner man of the heart that God sees and knows, out of which all our doings are either accepted or rejected of Him. Always, and in every case, it is a matter of the heart either being good and honest and working out a course in life according to the fear of God or, a hardened and selfish unclean heart that only seeks the praise of men and lives entirely by outward appearance. Out of the abundance of the heart the manner of life, and the true nature of the man. How many times does the Spirit say to us, My son, Let thine heart keep my commandments, and LIVE! Our spirit directs our eyes and ears, and presides over every matter of our hearts. By these are our actions performed and the intentions of our heart weighed, showing what kind we are to God.
  • Solomon
    Hosea 4.6
    My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge. And I confess that most of the time I've been struggling to understand this verse. Which Knowledge the prophet is talking about? So, when reading the scriptures we must ask the Holy Spirit to help us to understand what God wants to say with that portion of Scripture, to avoid self interpretation and heresy. Very often we will need to compar
  • Alex
    The H.G. is the Granson, thats y Jesus refers to the H.G. as the Promise meaning mutiplication of himself by his seed. NO WAY AROUND IT, God has to be multiplied, the very fact that we have a Father and a Son begs the question of a Granson BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY an ISRAEL OF GOD MEANING THE MULTIPLICATION OF VERY GOD INHUMANITY Via that good seed th WORD,DAVIDS KINGDOM WAS FATHER SON AND GRANSON,GBU
  • Bruce
    Debra: Where in The Bible does it say The Holy Spirit is our mother? Blasphemy against The Holy Ghost is never Forgiving:Mark 3:29


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