Proverbs Challenge (Day 12)

Thank you for joining me for Day 12 of the Proverbs Challenge! I am so encouraged by you all, in how God is allowing us to go deeper into His Word, so thanks again for sharing with me

Today, the very first verse struck a chord with me, so I will go through Proverbs 12:1:

“To learn, you must love discipline; it is stupid to hate correction.”

Proverbs 12:1

My Thoughts: You know, as a child, I loved to learn. I was the child who did all of her homework by herself. My mum was talking to Sarai (my daughter) about this the other day, with how my mum never did any homework with me. As a child, I wanted to find the books (before the internet) and research what I needed to learn. But, in fact, since finding God, I have realised that fourteen years on, that thirst to be taught about God’s ways, is still as strong as when I first found Christ

I love to learn, and explore God’s truths, but I also find it exciting to challenge my way of thinking, and to ask “why” I think and/or feel the way I do? (As I mentioned the other day)

This is what I love about the Proverbs Challenge because it requires discipline to continually press into God, and to seek Him, daily. But, to also become vulnerable with allowing God to challenge our thinking – that is how I think, we grow

My Reflection: If we are someone who doesn’t want to learn, then our school-life will teach us very little over time. However, if we are someone who desires to be taught, then there is no end to what can be learnt

This verse talks about discipline because being able to accept correction from others is another method of obtaining wisdom. Therefore, on the other hand, a person who refuses this “wisdom” can have a problem with pride, because they always want to be right, and this is what Solomon states as stupid

I’d love to hear what verses, or couplet, spoke to you?

Categories: Proverbs ChallengeTags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Rebecca Brand

My hearts desire is for everyone to have an intimate relationship with Christ. To hear the voice of God and to experience His presence. Also, to help disciple others to discover their purpose within the body of Christ - through the power of the Holy Spirit.

My God-given dream is to break down barriers within life and the Church as a whole to strengthen and develop relationships within every denomination and bring unity - so that we will collectively raise up together and fulfil the Great Commission, within this lifetime.

I am living proof that no matter what your past was or whatever your life has become - God will use you to fulfil what He created you to do, when you step out in obedience and faith.

Leave a Reply