Sep 26, 2022
Woops. Asa didn’t end nearly as well as he started. And his son Jehoshaphat starts out well, but makes unfortunate alliances.
Today and tomorrow are our last two days in Proverbs. Verses 10-31 of chapter 31 comprise a Hebrew acrostic poem; each verse begins with a successive letter of the Hebrew alphabet. Our highlighted verse today is verse 10. I like NLT’s translation for this verse because the Hebrew word describing a good wife means more than just capable. It also includes valor and virtue.
31:10 NLT Who can find a virtuous and capable
She is more precious than rubies.
Yesterday we heard the first two major parables in Jesus’ teaching, and the reason why He spoke in parables.
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