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Wisdom

“I have worked with teenagers for more than twenty

years.  I have met intelligent teens, I have met many

who were clever, talented and even gifted.  I have not

met many who are wise. It is not because they are incapable of becoming wise. Most just do not see the pursuit of wisdom as being

important.”

 

Luke 2:52 “and Jesus increased in wisdom…

 

Source of Wisdom: God is the only source of true wisdom  Pro 9:10

 

Definition of Wisdom:   1Ki 3:9, 12

The skill of using knowledge to make the right and best decisions as one goes through life. The art of being successful by forming the correct plan to gain the desired results”

 

The World System excludes God’s Wisdom (1Co 1:20-21, 2:7-8, 12-14)

 

COMPARISON OF THREE PEOPLE IN PROVERBS

Simple: “ignorant of God’s Word”    Pro 7:6-7

Fool: “one who has been taught the principles of God’s word, but chooses to reject them”  Pro 1:7

Wise: “one who has been taught the principles of God’s Word, and chooses to believe and apply them”  Pro 8:33,  21:11

 

HOW TO GET WISDOM

Fear the Lord    Pro 1:7,  9:10,  15:33

Be Teachable   Pro 3:7,  23:4

Pray for Wisdom   Jam 1:5

Study the Scriptures    2Ti 2:15,  Pro 2:2-5

Receive Instruction   Pro 2:1-2,  9:9,  21:11b

Seek Counsel   Pro 19:20,  24:6

Accept Rebuke   Pro 9:8,  15:31,  25:12

Win Souls for Christ   Pro 11:30

Choose Wise Companions   Pro 13:20

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