Here's how you can better understand the Book of Proverbs! MOST people think they understand the Book of Proverbs - but they really do not! Have you noticed that the first nine chapters of Proverbs are not the proverbs of Solomon at all? These chapters are only an introduction to them. Have you noticed, also, that in this introduction God is speaking to you direct, in the first person? Solomon was merely the instrument in Gods hand. Though Solomon wrote these words through the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, God nevertheless is speaking direct to YOU! Many who read the book of Proverbs fail to observe these facts. They fail to understand the significance of the first nine chapters. They misunderstand the first verse because it announces "the proverbs of Solomon." It is assumed that Solomon was writing especially to his own sons to introduce a series of disconnected proverbs.
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