God’s Word Is Good Counsel! (Fact, Not Fiction or Opinion)

Hello Beautiful!


When you have a dilemma or serious issue, do you want someone’s opinion? I don’t. I am expecting some words of wisdom, some directions, or instructions. Let’s get into God’s word.


 

Where no counsel is the people will fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety. – Proverbs 11:14


Can you remember a time when you were faced with an issue that seemed pressing and you made a decision without time for reflection or advice? Those times did not end up well for me. If you get much counseling, not an opinion but strong, tried, and true words of life, you would be safe.


 

Only by pride cometh contention, but with the well-advised is wisdom. – Proverbs 13:10


Uh-oh. Give that some thought… contention is a heated disagreement because of pride. You will find wisdom in those that are well-advised. When we have many people, we can go to for good advice, we will learn some knowledge.


 

He that refuseth instructions despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth repoof getteth understand. - Proverbs 15:32


Have you ever witnessed a child refuse instruction? They think they know better, and then rebel. Ever heard the saying, “Some people learn the hard way.” A rebellious person learns this way. They reject what they were told, then make unwise decisions. Through consequences, they learn, but it doesn’t have to be this way. It’s harsh but true. They despise their own souls. If you hear a rebuke or scolding, you will gain insight and good judgment.


 

The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility. -Proverbs 15:33


God's (perfect) way is the opposite of the world. The world will honor those that are undeserving because of the