We’ve been noticing that each proverb has two parts, a positive and negative. Each one is very short—usually just one verse. There’s a certain kind of swing to them, which you can feel if you shift the weight of your body from one foot to the next. You might try saying each of these doing that, swaying from side to side to catch the rhythm. This going back and forth can help the wisdom in the proverbs to sink deeper into your soul—like moving a beach umbrella back and forth as it gradually sinks into the sand.
Are there some proverbs that touch you in a special way? Jot them down on post-it notes and put them in a place where you’ll often see them. Take a drink from their wisdom many times in the course of the day.
Tuesdays are dedicated to the Writings in the Hebrew Scriptures, those books with the exception of the Torah (the first five books of the Bible)
the Prophets and the Psalms.
In the season of Easter we read Proverbs 17 to 19 and Ezra.
This is a sample of a new version of The Bible Through the Seasons as a daily family devotion. An ebook is planned. I’ll keep you posted! –Pastor Nick