The purpose of the book of Proverbs is to take practical ideas of life on earth and find ways of given them a scent of heaven itself right now. Today we have instruction from everyday life—how everything that we see, taste, touch, smell and hear is meant to move us beyond the five senses into the sixth sense of Faith. That’s what John Wesley called faith—a sixth sense…despite the modern movie of the same name. Everything that happens to us can be shaped by God into an experience of grace and blessing
Matthew 12:42 recalls Jesus saying that he is greater than Solomon. Now in his Spirit, Jesus can share his wisdom with you. By the Spirit, you become greater than Solomon too! So spend some of your prayer-time inviting the Spirit to have you write some words of wisdom. These will be personal proverbs for you!
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