Wisdom: The Conversation of the Wise

Proverbs Much of our relationships with others revolves around conversation. God teaches us how our talk can reveal wisdom. Can you recognize a wise person by what they say? If we call ourselves Christian, we want the world to hear what is godly and wise. By our words we reveal what is in our hearts. […]

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Wisdom: Wisdom

Proverbs This collection of wise sayings are meant to draw us into right living with God and people. How do we measure wisdom? How do we tell if we are wise? How do we keep our wisdom? In Proverbs God teaches justice, discipline, the treatment of the poor, and the difference between the foolishl and […]

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Wisdom: Bad Things; Good People

Job 2:10 Bad things have happened to Job. So why is the book of Job considered Wisdom teaching? He lost everything. His attitude is full of wisdom: All that I have had is God’s. God is still God. He didn’t think that he or his troubles were the center of the universe. God was his […]

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Wisdom: Fire in Your Lap

Proverbs 6:27; Proverbs 4 The Bible is very practical. God knows us very well. The wisdom literature is full of good advice. We live in a world today that takes wisdom advice very lightly. Something we wink at. Adultery destroys our society; it separates us from God. It creates distrust. Satan lies with persuasive arguments. […]

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Wisdom: Where There Are No Oxen

I Corinthians 1:17-21, Ephesians 5:21-33 God gives us His wisdom for healthy positive relationships, especially in family relationships. Submit to each other. Submission is hard for wives. Loving naturally is easy for them. Loving day in and day out is not a natural, deliberate act for husbands. Submitting is respecting. Respecting comes easily for husbands. […]

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Wisdom: Proverbial Anger

Psalm 37:8 God’s advice is worth our time to learn; especially when we deal with anger. Our sinful nature wants us to respond in anger that hurts ourselves and others. Emulate Christ: do not sin in your anger. He was angry with sin; but His response was controlled and wise. We can put off anger […]

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