Follow Me, Same Proposal – Two Vastly Different Results (Psalms 9:1-18) part 7

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Verse 18 also has one term in it that gives Christian’s trouble, that term is Sheol. Sheol is commonly translated as hell, hades, or gehenna. In the Christian tradition “it is usually associated with eternal punishment, particularly by fire” (Achtemeier, 413). In the Christian tradition Sheol is not normally associated with the righteous only the unrighteous. Because of the fact that Sheol or is equivalent hell
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Follow Me, Same Proposal – Two Vastly Different Results (Psalms 9:1-18) part 8

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CONCLUSION

 

SUMMATION

            Proverbs 9 is an allusion between Wisdom and Folly. Wisdom is representative of the “voice of the Lord” (Murphy, 138). We might even go as far as to say it is God’s word, his voice, and his righteousness. Thru wisdom men are able to live a full and productive life. In listening to wisdom men will not be tempted and fall for the moral traps that are laid before them. Once an individual
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Follow Me, Same Proposal – Two Vastly Different Results (Psalms 9:1-18) part 9

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We grow in knowledge and wisdom by seeking after the Lord.

            The individual needs to keep in mind that just because they are seeking after the lord they are not immune to folly. One bad decision, one bad step can begin you down a road that leads away from the Lord. It is imperative that as we seek to become wise we do not allow ourselves to become complacent and allow folly into our lives. It is easier to traverse the road of wisdom than to continue to move forward on it. The question to ask yourself is; how do you react when parent, teacher,
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