Proverbs 9:14 (Mini Sermon)


14. Pro 9:14 - "For she sitteth at the door of her house, on a seat in the high places of the city," A. For she sitteth at the door of her house, i. The foolish woman (Pro 9:13) who represents Satan and his church has a house, as does wisdom (Pro 9:1) who represents Jesus Christ and His church (see comments on Pro 9:1-3). a. Jesus' church is the house of God (Mat 16:18; Eph 2:19-22; 1Ti 3:15; Heb 3:6; 1Pe 2:5). b. Satan's church is represented by a whorish woman (a foolish woman) (Rev 17:1-6). (i) Satan's church is a house (a habitation) (Rev 18:2). 1. Habitation n. - 1. The action of dwelling in or inhabiting as a place of residence; occupancy by inhabitants. 2. concr. a. A place of abode or residence: either the region or country inhabited, or (now more usually) a house, cave, or other particular dwelling-place of man or animal. 2. Satan's church is a habitation/house of devils. 3. God's church/house is His habitation through the Spirit (Psa 26:8; Eph 2:22). (ii) Satan's various places of false religion are called "houses" (1Sa 5:2; 1Sa 31:9-10; 1Ki 16:32; 2Ki 5:18; 2Ki 19:37). (iii) Satanic religions are called "churches" to deceive the simple (Act 19:37). (iv) Satan has a synagogue where people who claim to be Jews worship (Rev 2:9; Rev 3:9). ii. The foolish woman sits at the door of her house to call men into it, while wisdom stands in the top of high places to cry unto men to repent (Pro 8:1-3). a. This signifies that the foolish woman is proud and lazy in contrast to wisdom who is humble and diligent. b. Satan's church sits on the beast (Rev 17:3). B. on a seat in the high places of the city, i. The foolish woman sits on a seat. a. A seat represents authority and power (Mat 23:2; Mat 27:19; Luk 1:52; Rev 16:10). b. The foolish woman's seat in her house is Satan's seat (Rev 2:13). c. Satan gives his power, authority, and seat to His servants (Rev 13:2). d. Satan's church is invested with the authority and power of Satan who is the god of this world (2Co 4:4). ii. Satan built his house in the high places of the city which is the same place wisdom sent out her maidens to call men into hers (Pro 9:3). a. Putting his house in the high places of the city accomplishes two purposes. (i) It provides a near-by alternative to God's church. (ii) It affords his false churches access to the most people possible (Pro 8:2-3).
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