More Wisdom to be Pondered
These expressions of practical wisdom are for meditation and incorporation in daily living. There is no substitute for quiet and prayerful reflection over each verse viewed in the light of the revelation given us in the person of the Lord Jesus.
Perhaps verse 6 needs to be seen as an encouragement for us who may be older to pray for our children and grandchildren.
Life in the Fellowship of the Redeemed
Prayer and praise are the warp and woof of living as the people of God. Neither is life in the fellowship a solitary existence. It is to be lived out in the embrace of a warm and sympathetic fellowship which can hear, help, and assist in healing. Prayer, both with others and alone, is a wonderful access to our Heavenly Father. Elijah’s experience is a great encouragement.
Verses 19 and 20 are a reminder of the obligation of love we all have to one another and particularly to any who may appear to be wandering from the truth. The need to care for one another in this regard is serious but can have wonderful consequences