Posts Tagged ‘ Wisdom ’

VerseD: Matthew 7:8

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.

Matthew 7:8, ESV

God wants to give us good things, most of all: wisdom and the forgiveness of sins through Jesus Christ. All we need do is ask.

VerseD: Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.

Proverbs 9:10, ESV

Knowing that God’s wrath and eternal power is revealed in all nature should push us to repentance and help us to truly understand our world.

VerseD: James 3:13

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.

James 3:13, ESV

A wise person knows that that strength is shown through kindness and love, as our Lord showed by becoming a man and dying on a cross.

May we have the Lord’s wisdom, strength, and love by the power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Proverbs 27:17

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:17, ESV

We were not meant to live life alone. We encourage and guide each other in the Lord.

VerseD: Proverbs 12:1

Whoever loves discipline loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

Proverbs 12:1

God has a standard, a perfect way He expects us to live. Not choosing to follow leads to pain and death. Accepting we can never attain perfection on our own, we turn to the Perfect One who made a way for us.

VerseD: Proverbs 16:3

Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.

Proverbs 16:3, ESV

When we live according to God’s will, we will be successful. It may not be the the success we expect, but being established in God makes everything work for His glory.

VerseD: Proverbs 13:20

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

Proverbs 13:20, ESV

We can choose to follow this world and its rejection of and rebellion to God, or we can follow God and His People – the Church – pursuing Christ, the Wosdom of God.

VerseD: Psalm 121:2

My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 121:2, ESV

Our Maker – who made everything – wants to give us all His love, wisdom, and grace to help us through this life and into the next.

Trust in God.

VerseD: James 3:13

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.

James 3:13, ESV

God has given us good works to do to share with the world the light and wisdom of God: Jesus.

VerseD: Proverbs 17:28

Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.

Proverbs 17:28, ESV

“If you can’t say nuthin’ nice, don’t say nuthin’ at all.”

Sometimes, the best thing to say is nothing. It can be the most loving and intelligent thing to say so that no one gets hurt.

Including yourself.