By: Steve Negley

Posted: June 12, 2023

Category: Daily Devotional

Proverbs 30:29-31

29 Three things are stately in their stride;
four are stately in their gait:
30 the lion, which is mightiest among wild animals
and does not turn back before any;
31 the strutting rooster,[
a] the he-goat,
and a king against whom none can stand.

According to the website, there are about 200 references to lion or lions in the Bible. And these stories go all over the place. “The enemy” roars like a lion. The Lord is referred to as the Lion of Judah.

The writer of Proverbs called lions stately. They know who they are, and they don’t turn back.

I like to look for lions when I go to the zoo. They are marvelous animals to behold. They may also deserve some emulation.


God, ground me in my relationship with you so that I might adopt a stately stature to my faith. Let that be my reason to stand my ground and roar. In Jesus’ name I pray. Amen.