Nick’s video of a spider making a web at evening You Tube
Beneath the proverbs of Agur, the unknown writer of this chapter, there lies a method to open yourself to the inward rush of wisdom. The writer is a contemplative. There are five groups of sayings, each characterized by the way that simple observation of God’s creatures brings the sacred writer to applications in human life.
Listen to Agur as he speaks to you while he is observing creatures, commenting to you about each one. The Holy Spirit teaches you to do the same. Look about your life, your day—the simple details you may overlook or even resist that can teach you about God’s ways. That spider of which you are afraid …Look at the web. What is God telling you about patience, delicacy, method, weaving, silence, planning, the Bible: The Word-Wide Web!
Every word of Yours proves true. v. 5
Remove lying far from me. v. 8
Make me neither rich nor poor. v. 8
“I am weak, but Thou Art Strong.” v. 25
This is the first of thirteen weeks in Kingdomtide,, Year C.
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Tuesdays are dedicated the Hebrew “Writings.”
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