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A wise person does not reject words of insight and understanding from someone else who knows better, and the Lord’s wisdom should never be rejected.

BibleGateway: Proverbs 1:1-7

ESV Text: Proverbs 1:1-7

KJV Text:

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     1 The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel; 2 To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4 To give subtlety to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. 5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels: 6 To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.

     7 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.(KJV)

Hymn: TLH 655 :
I Pray Thee, Dear Lord Jesus — Organ Audio

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1. I pray Thee, dear Lord Jesus, 
My heart to keep and train 
That I Thy holy temple 
From youth to age remain. 
Turn Thou my thoughts forever 
From worldly wisdom’s lore; 
If I but learn to know Thee, 
I shall not want for more.