I Kings 4:33 And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
The man who wrote the biblical book of Proverbs was a sagacious man. He not only spoke on spiritual truths but did tremendous as well as in-depth scientific study. Solomon studied and wrote about trees and the ecosystem. Solomon studied animals, birds, insects, and fish.
Pastor R G Lee said the following:
“Solomon knew everything as nearly as mortal man could know everything. His was no capsule brain capable of tidbits only. He was a scientist. He was a philosopher. He was a moralist and a historian. He was a publicist and a poet. He had a mind trained to observe…to meditate. He had an imagination by which he interpreted the facts of history and built upon the premise of these facts the deductions of science. He walked familiarly through the fields of botany. “He spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall” (I Kings 4:33). He brought forth the treasures of the mine. He knew nature’s choir made up of the voices of birds, the wind in the boughs, the sea on the shore. He interpreted the messages of the heavenly bodies. He sailed the seas. He knew the birds. He wrote parables from the fields and the forests. He gathered great wealth of gold and precious stones. He wrote and published books. He wrote thousands of imperishable proverbs. He interpreted human experience. He philosophized about divine revelation.”
I just want you to know that those that God used to write Scripture were by no means, ignorant men. They were accomplished and powerful. The most significant truth to remember though is that it was God that gave them the wisdom and the words to write His book.
Read the Bible knowing you have something that is unmistakably more than what any mortal man could give you. It is the word of God!
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