Who can find a virtuous woman? Proverbs 31:10
Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price [is] far above rubies. When you read a verse like this one of the first
things that comes to mind is what is meant by virtuous? As any person who
studies the word knows one of the keys to proper interruption is where a word
had been used before. We will get to that because first you should check out
the context that the word is used in, Proverbs is loaded with wisdom. It was written by
Solomon who had asked God for wisdom so he could be a good ruler over Israel.
Here at the end built upon the rest of the wisdom imparted in Proverbs we have
the virtuous women. 10Who
can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies. 11The
heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of
Sometimes the Old English is more difficult to understand so I will show you
the NIV translation. 11 Her husband has full
confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.
Hebrews Chapter 3All scriptures used in this teaching will be from The Revised English Versionunless otherwise noted . Note that the first word is Therefore which is an adverb. An adverb is defined as: nounnoun adverb plural noun adverbsa word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc. (e.g., <i>gently</i>, <i>quite</i>, <i>then</i>, <i>there</i> )
The Greek word is hothen It means for this reason. So you must know what came before to understand what comes after this word.
So it is referring to something that came before chapters 1 and 2. To understand that which follows you need to understand that which came before.
Don’t confuse being an heir with being saved. All joint heirs with Christ are saved, you have to be saved to achieve the position of joint heirs. You must already be saved to be an heir. So anytime it sa…
Some people may wonder why I enjoy the study of customs and mannerisms that I do. This morning I was reading in the book of Hebrews and there are things that if you don't understand this area of study as well as some of the law it will be meaningless to you. Now Hebrews was written to the Hebrew Christians. In fact it is no one knows who wrote the book of Hebrews. Like other sections if you don't understand how the Hebrews lived you miss truths that are sitting there for you to understand. We are coming up on the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and there are things that become meaningless if you don't understand them in light of the how the Hebrews lived. I will give you one example which many of you already know. Mat 27:50 Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. 51 And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; When Jesus died there was an …