But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in and steal; for where your treasure is,
From Handbook to Scripture, Day 164
READING: PROVERBS 9
The proverbs themselves do not begin until chapter 10, and in this last preparatory chapter, wisdom is personified as a virtuous woman who invites those who lack understanding to come to her well-provisioned table.
These pithy sayings of Solomon and others cover a wide variety of issues, though for the most part,