Proverbs 2:9 “Then you will understand … ”
When will we have proper understanding. Today we will meditate Proverbs 2 : 1-8. I want to divide the study into two sections.
Section 1: Our Responsibility
Accept [Lord’s words]: v1 My son, if you accept my words A child of Almighty will always be a diligent learner of the word of God. He will read and meditate on it day and night.
Store [Lord’s instructions] v1 store up my commands within you We have to live every moment according to the standards of the word. And always depend and trust the word of God.
Listen [Lord’s corrections] v2 turning your ear to wisdom When we go wrong make sure we listen and receive the convictions from God by confession and committing our lives to live as per the corrections.
Walk [Lord’s directions] v2 applying your heart to understanding We are called by the Almighty, so we should always walk according to the Call. We should lead our life only after getting the direction from the Lord. Our life should be to fulfill the purposes of God. And His plans is always for our good.
Look [Lord’s revelations] v3,4 if you call out for insight ..search for it as for hidden treasure Know the heart of God, His plans and purpose will be shared to His partners. Live in partnership with the Almighty.
Section 2 : Lord’s Response
Understand [Fear of God] v5 then you will understand the fear of the LORD Lord revealing Himself to us, will make us fall face down and we will truly have the right fear for God.
Find [Knowledge of God] v5 find the knowledge of God. Mysteries of God greatness known is the greatest strength for a child of God.
Receives [Wisdom of God] v6 For the LORD gives wisdom … When wisdom is given from God, every step will be His will and successful.
Future [Victory of God] v7 He holds victory in store for the upright, … We overcome this world by the blood of Jesus and by the testimony of our mouth. Yes, I am more than a conqueror.
Course [Protection of God] v8 for he guards the course of the just … Lord watches over His precious children, they are always safe for He has send His angels before His little ones.