Fool

Evil Men Seek Rebellion - Proverbs 17:10 – 17:14 (commentary)

No matter how much you beat on a fool he will not change; but gently rebuke a wise man and he will take it to heart (v. 10). The wise man realizes his limitations and is thankful for correction while a fool is unresponsive. Have you ever heard the expression, “There is no fo …

The Man of Wisdom Will Not Dispute a Fool - Proverbs 26:1 – 26:9 (commentary)

 The fool“ is mentioned several times in these verses. Fools are those who mock and make fun of sin and refuse to heed the voice of  wisdom. Just as snow in summer and rain at harvest are destructive so will putting a fool in a position of honor be injurious to th …

The Failures of Solomon - II Chronicles 9:22 – 9:31 (commentary)

Solomon was the richest and wisest king in the world (vv. 22-24). The promise was fulfilled, that God would give him riches and honor, such as no kings have had or shall have. As a summary, the writer points out Solomon’s military strength (v. 25) and his political power (v. 26) …