Proverbs invites us to live with wisdom and in the fear of the Lord.
Proverbs is a collection of generations of wisdom. It brilliantly describes God’s wisdom and applies it to life on Earth, warning of what it looks like to live by our own wisdom instead of by God’s. Ultimately, this book is a guide for how to flourish and thrive in God’s world. By allowing the reader to understand the fear of God and how to live by his wisdom, Proverbs shows people from every generation what it looks like to live morally and ethically no matter the situations we may face
God's Wisdom Personified
Who is Lady Wisdom? Proverbs introduces this fascinating character, who is God’s wisdom personified. She says that she was present with God in the beginning, helping to bring order to chaos and allow a place where humans can flourish. Wisdom is one of God’s attributes, but it’s not an impersonal force. His wisdom still guides us today, showing us the way to a life lived well and offering the choice between living by divine or human wisdom.