Proverbs 1:1-5 GNV
- 1 The proverbs of Solomon, son of David and king of Israel.
- 2 Here are proverbs that will help you recognize wisdom and good advice, and understand sayings with deep meaning.
- 3 They can teach you how to live intelligently and how to be honest, just, and fair.
- 4 They can make an inexperienced person clever and teach young people how to be resourceful.
- 5 These proverbs can even add to the knowledge of the wise and give guidance to the educated,
- 6 so that they can understand the hidden meanings of proverbs and the problems that the wise raise.
Knowledge is informative. Wisdom is application.
• Protects us (Proverbs 2:8)• Directs us (Proverbs 3:5-6)• Perfects us (Proverbs 4:18)
I. How to relate to GodProverbs 1:7
Proverbs 3:4 Proverbs 6:10-19 Proverbs 15:11 Proverbs 17:3 Proverbs 22:19
II. How to relate to ourselvesProverbs 12:27
III.How to relate to othersProverbs 8:17
The Upside of HateProverbs 6:16-19 GNV
- 16 There are seven things that the Lord hatesand cannot tolerate:
- 17 A proud look, a lying tongue, hands that killinnocent people,
- 18 a mind that thinks up wicked plans, feet thathurry off to do evil,
- 19 a witness who tells one lie after another, andsomeone who stirs up trouble among friends.
Amos 5:21 Amos 5:15 Ecclesiastes 3:8 Romans 12:9
The opposite of hate is indifference.
Purposes of Hate
1. To protect that which is good.2. To eliminate that which is evil.3. To define who we are.
• Hate where we are
• Love what you can become• Trust God to take you there
Things God Hates
1. Disdainful eyes (Proverbs 6:17) Luke 18:9-14
1 Corinthians 4:7
Romans 15:1 KJV2. Deceitful tongues (v. 17)
3. Deadly hands (v. 17)
4. Depraved hearts (v. 18)5. Delinquent feelings (v. 18)6. Dishonest witness (v. 19)7. Divisive attitude (v. 19)
1. Is Petty
2. Is Uncontrolled3. Is Misdirected4. Won’t forgive