Proverbial Wisdom and Common Sense: A Messianic Jewish Approach to Today's Issues from the Proverbs
by Derek Leman
Proverbial Wisdom and Common Sense makes the wisdom of Proverbs accessible, understandable, and usable. Written in devotional style and divided into chapters suitable for daily reading, it organizes the many sayings and explains their meanings.
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- Insights from rabbinic and Messianic Jewish sources
- A compilation of sayings on love, money, family relationships, kindness, laziness, kindness, dieting, anger, etc.
- A ten-minute-a-day devotional plan for grasping the book and its wisdom
- New Testament references to Proverbs' principles
Praise for the Print Edition
. . . welcome addition that will help both Jew and Gentile grow in their spiritual walk with God through a Jewish understanding of this vital part of Holy Scripture.
—Barney Kasdan, Former President, Union of Messianic Jewish Congregations
. . . a bite-sized chunk of wisdom every morning.
—Rr. Jeffrey Feinberg, Leader, Etz Chaim Messianic Congregation
. . . combines the insights gleaned from academic study with the down-to-earth challenges that stimulate people to godly living . . . a gold mine of provocative studies.
—Dr. John Walton, Professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College
- Title: Proverbial Wisdom and Common Sense
- Author: Derek Leman
- Publisher: Messianic Jewish Publishers
- Publication Date: 1999
- Pages: 248
About Derek Leman
Derek Leman is a staff worker with Light of Messiah Ministries and a consultant on Jewish evangelism to the Georgia Baptist Convention. He holds a BA from Moody Bible Institute and a ThM from Emory University, and has authored nine books.