Some early morning thoughts from Proverbs 3:1-10

I’m teaching the men’s Sunday School class in our congregation this month. So Wednesday morning I decided to read over the Scripture text for next Sunday’s lesson. Here you have a selection of hasty, preliminary notes I jotted down for myself on the first ten verses. I’m sure I’ll develop some further for possible use in my class. In fact, I already added a line or two here and there.

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee (Proverbs 3:3)

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Does the Master endure a resentful hard worker?

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler,

Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 6:6-8

I don’t want to be one who is unwilling or slow to the task assigned to me by the Master.

Neither do I want to be as one who works free from oversight and accountability.

And I certainly don’t want to be one of those who plays or lazes in the season to work.

May the harvest not go to waste when it is my duty to reap!

I purpose to…

  • work while it is day.
  • reap while it is harvest.
  • labor joyfully and faithfully.

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“Be wise” (Proverbs 6:6)

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