Come into my house

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Come into my house
For reading & meditation: Proverbs 9:1-9
“Wisdom has built her house; she has hewn out its seven pillars.” (v.1) We are ready now to begin focusing on our main theme. I would encourage you to read through the whole book of Proverbs, preferably in two or three sittings. This will better prepare you for the meditations that are coming up day by day. Our text for today tells us that wisdom is like a house built on seven pillars. There are two ways of interpreting this text. One view says that both wisdom and folly have a house to which humankind is invited. Wisdom has a much larger house than folly, being built upon “seven pillars” – a sign in ancient times of wealth, status and prestige. There is no doubt that this is one meaning of the text, but the other view – and this…

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