Nabal lived up to his namesake. He was a fool! But to this day Nabal’s foolishness thrives and remains undetected among the modern-day “believer.”
Just like a steady diet of tasty junk food can kill a person, so to can “spiritual” junk food kill you in the End. What is “spiritual” junk food and what does it taste like? How does it affect us today?
. . . and what does all this have to do with the “strange woman” in the book of Proverbs?
Wisdom speaks directly to the simple in the book of Proverbs, but who are the simple? Are they people who don’t know very much? Are they just naive? The answer hits a little closer to home than you might think.
A faith that claims to know and understand Wisdom should have her at the forefront of their religious structure. Unfortunately, this has not been the case for over 2000 years. But Wisdom still cries out, beckoning to those who would want to forsake their ways and align themselves with the Father.
If we can find Wisdom . . . If we can peel back layers of generational bias and man-made dogma . . . we can begin our quest for “the knowledge of G-d.”
Translators of the Scriptures (both present and past) added (and will continue to add) text to the various translations of the Bible in an effort to make it “easier” for us laymen to understand what is being said. These “assists” by translators are sometimes helpful, but more often than not, I’ve found them to be a huge detriment to my understanding – especially in our conventionally accepted versions of the Bible. Let me show you an example.