PaperWisdom of Proverbs - Getting Wisdom
DescriptionThe book of Proverbs has numerous verses on the benefits of using wisdom. But how do we get wisdom? The answers are found throughout this rich book.
2:1 My son, if you receive my words
and treasure up my commandments with you,
2 making your ear attentive to wisdom
and inclining your heart to understanding;
3 yes, if you call out for insight
and raise your voice for understanding,
4 if you seek it like silver
and search for it as for hidden treasures,
5 then you will understand the fear of the Lord
and find the knowledge of God.
6 For the Lord gives wisdom;
from his mouth come knowledge and understanding;
7 he stores up sound wisdom for the upright;
he is a shield to those who walk in integrity,
8 guarding the paths of justice
and watching over the way of his saints.
5 Let the wise hear and increase in learning,
and the one who understands obtain guidance,
6 to understand a proverb and a saying,
the words of the wise and their riddles.
10 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom,
and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not lean on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make straight your paths.
5 Every word of God proves true;
he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
20 Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise,
but the companion of fools will suffer harm.
18 Plans are established by counsel;
by wise guidance wage war.
11 When a scoffer is punished, the simple becomes wise;
when a wise man is instructed, he gains knowledge.
12 Apply your heart to instruction
and your ear to words of knowledge.
23 Buy truth, and do not sell it;
buy wisdom, instruction, and understanding.
Created by Mark Doering on 01/05/2011 | 3002 views