Studying the Bible: To Love It is To Know It

To really know someone or something one must first love that someone or something. This applies both to human relationships and to Bible study.

Bite-Sized Exegesis – Proverbs 10:21

What a righteous person says is food for the souls of all those around them, while a fool cannot even feed his own soul. Taken with Proverbs 10:20, a progression appear: a wicked person’s thoughts might be worthless, but a fool is completely thoughtless.

Bite-Sized Exegesis – Proverbs 10:22

Whether you fear God or not, your hard work is not guaranteed to provide for your needs, let alone make you wealthy. God, who honors hard work, causes it to rain on the just and the unjust alike. It is the fool who says, “God did not make me wealthy. I made myself wealthy through hard work.”