PROVERBS 30

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Proverbs 30:1-14

BE WARNED!

 

A CURSING GENERATION - Vs. 11

A CORRUPT GENERATION - Vs. 12

A CONCEITED GENERATION - Vs. 13

A CONFRONTATIONAL GENERATION - Vs. 14

 

 

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Proverbs 30:11-14

THERE IS A GENERATION

 

There is a generation:

 

THAT IS DISRESPECTFUL - Vs. 11

There is a generation that curseth their father, and doth not bless their mother.

   

THAT IS DISGRACEFUL - Vs. 12

There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.

 

THAT IS DECEIVED - Vs. 13 (They are deceived by their pride.)

There is a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.

 

THAT IS DESTRUCTIVE - Vs. 14

 There is a generation, whose teeth are as swords, and their jaw teeth as knives, to devour the poor from off the earth, and the needy from among men.

 

 

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Proverbs 30:11-31

AGUR’S MATH

 

King Agur used a lot of numbers in Proverbs 30.  Here is an example of Agur’s math.

FOUR UNWISE GENERATIONS (THINGS) – Vss. 11-14

1.     A Rebellious Generation – Vs. 11

2.     A Self-Righteous Generation – Vs. 12

3.     A Proud Generation – Vs. 13

4.     A Merciless Generation – Vs. 14

FOUR UNSATISFIED THINGS – Vss. 15-16

1.     The Grave

2.     The Barren Womb

3.     The Earth Not Filled With Water

4.     The Fire

FOUR UNBELIEVABLE THINGS – Vss. 18-19

1.     The Way of an Eagle in the Air

2.     The Way of a Serpent Upon a Rock

3.     The Way of a Ship in the sea

4.     The Way of a Man with a Maid

FOUR UNSETTLING THINGS – Vss. 21-23

1.     A Servant That Reigns

2.     A Fool Filled with Meat

3.     An Unloved (Odious) Woman When She is Married

4.     An Handmaid That is Heir to Her Mistress

FOUR UNPRETENTIOUS THINGS – Vss. 24-28

1.     Ants – Vs. 25

2.     Conies – Vs. 26

3.     Locusts – Vs. 27

4.     Spiders (Lizards) – Vs. 28

FOUR UNSTOPPABLE THINGS – Vss. 29-31

1.     A Lion

2.     A Greyhound

3.     An He Goat

4.     A King

 

 

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Proverbs 30:24-28

LEARNING FROM THE ANIMALS

 

These small animals have much to teach us.

 

I CAN BE PREPARED LIKE AN ANT - Vs. 25

Just as an ant is prepared for winter, I can be prepared for any situation, when I learn and heed the Word of God. Matthew 7:24-27

 

I CAN BE PROTECTED LIKE A CONEY (ROCK BADGER) - Vs. 26

The Coney hides in the rocks. I can hide in the Lord as my rock. Psalm 27:4-5, Psalm 18:2

 

I CAN PARTICIPATE LIKE A LOCUST - Vs. 27

The locust is often part of a swarm. Locusts operate as a team.  I have a team of which I am a member. It is called the church, or the family of God. God has called me to participate on His team.

Hebrews 10:24-25, Ephesians 2:10

Although the locust has no king, we serve the King of Kings and Lord of Lords! Colossians 1:18

 

I CAN POSSESS LIKE A SPIDER - Vs. 28

A spider can possess a king's palace, but does not deserve to be there.

I possess Heaven if my faith is in Christ. And I don't deserve to be there! John 14:1-6

 

 

 

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