So is Solomon right? Is labor vain? Shall I endure hardship with no relief? Keep me from selfish vanity, Thy law purifies corrupt notions. Continually check me, For ever encourage me, And ever use me.
Virtue is the subject of this final chapter and we discover that virtue is rooted in the fear of the Lord. No surprise there.
What is a friend? Does your friend make you a better person, a better Christian?
Two more “My Son” sections divide chapter 24 into thirds. The chapter starts off with four wisdom statements and ends with a detailed look at the slothful man.