Proverbs 1:23

Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you.
– Proverbs 1:23

Reproof is a correction and a refutation. Wisdom is ever present to refute the reason of folly. The urging to turn is to turn back from the way of folly and embrace wisdom. Wisdom is not natural to man but can be had. The repenters receive the Spirit of God and thereby the spiritual faculty to understand wisdom (1 Corinthians 2:14). This is where the difficulty comes in for foolish men. God is not stingy to distribute wisdom (Jame 1:5), but men are stingy with their repentance.

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