The Voice of Wisdom

By Kurt Selles

January 30, 2023

Have you ever noticed how connected the Proverbs are with the teachings of Jesus? It’s something that this month’s author, Jenna Fabiano, found in studying God’s Word.

Previously, she had avoided the book of Proverbs because it didn’t seem to apply to her life. In addition, there was very little or no storytelling, and she had trouble seeing how it related to the rest of the Bible. But a few years ago, she was struck by how often Jesus’ words are reflected in the words of Proverbs. The reason, Jenna says, is because the wise sayings and general wisdom in Proverbs flow from the wisdom of God, made clear to us in the gift of Jesus Christ, God’s Son, our Lord and Savior.

For the month of February, let’s rediscover the book of Proverbs and reflect on some of the treasures it offers. We’ll focus on a number of proverbs in the first half of the book, with the hope that these pages will inspire you to explore the book of Proverbs further. May Jesus grant us the Spirit of wisdom as we seek to know him more!

Jenna Fabiano is an ordained minister and pastor at Willoughby Church in Langley, British Columbia. She and her family live in nearby Coquitlam, B.C.

As you read the Today devotions this month, may you be refreshed, refocused, and renewed in God’s Word!

Begin with day one of The Voice of Wisdom here or download the full PDF.

About the author — Kurt Selles

Kurt Selles is the director of ReFrame Ministries and serves as the Executive Editor of Today. He is a graduate of Calvin College and Seminary, and received his PhD from Vanderbilt University. Before coming to ReFrame, he served 19 years in Taiwan and China with CRC World Missions. Kurt later taught missions at Beeson Divinity School, where he also acted as the director of the school’s Global Center. Kurt and his wife, Vicki, reside in Grand Rapids and have three adult children.

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