Friday, January 20, 2012

Wisdom and Instruction

1. True or false? When Solomon advised, "Keep your heart with all diligence," he was concerned about emotional involvements of the heart.

2.  Multiple choice: What did Solomon in Proverbs say starts out honey but ends up wormwood?
(a) Pride; (b) the lips of an immoral woman; or (c) power and wealth.

3. About what was Solomon instructing with the proverb, "Drink water from your own cistern?
(a) Public health; (b) marital fidelity; or (c) borrowing and lending.

1. False.  Solomon was concerned with integrity (Prov. 4 : 23-27 ).

2. (b) The lips of an immoral woman (Prov. 5:3,4 ).

3.  (b) Marital fidelity (Prov. 5:15-20 ). The context emphasizes the superiority of fidelity over promiscuity.

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