In the crucible and the furnace (verse 3), silver and gold lose their form and become the pure element of what they were meant to be. In the LORD, I lose my individual form and impurities, becoming the pure element of who I really am.
…and the glory of children is their fathers.
I know it warms me with joy when my children rejoice with me. I want to be their joy — and I want their joy to be Christ in me.
Bribes (verse 8) are a wise thing. I feel like that sentence should have more explanation, but that’s what it says.
Shut up if you want to look intelligent (verse 28).
God redeems. I rejoice and am glad. Rejoice with me, that the LORD redeems!