Posts Tagged ‘ Wisdom ’

VerseD: Matthew 10:16

“Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.”

Matthew 10:16, ESV

We must understand this w world, but we are to be better than the world. Only with the help of the Holy Spirit and because of Christ can we do this.

VerseD: Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 1:7, ESV

We like to think we know enough or can figure everything out ourselves, but if we don’t start with God, knowing He has a standard that we fail to meet without Him, we are fools. Yet God can make us wise and loving if we trust in Him.

VerseD: Proverbs 12:25

Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Proverbs 12:25, ESV

Our fears and anxieties make us feel like the weight of the world is on our shoulders, but a simple compliment, encouragement, and especially the gospel of Jesus Christ can make all the difference.

VerseD: Philippians 1:9-10

And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ

Philippians 1:9‭-‬10, ESV

It is the love and grace of God that helps us see the world’s schemes as well as beauty, helping us want to choose His good and perfect way.

VerseD: 2 Peter 1:3

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence

2 Peter 1:3, ESV

We like to think we understand life and our world, but it is only in Christ that we find true knowledge and love truly good lives.

VerseD: Proverbs 23:24

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.

Proverbs 23:24, ESV

We all make mistakes, but wisdom is learning from mistakes: our own and those of others. It is also learning from our Heavenly Father, bringing joy to our earthly family.

VerseD: Proverbs 11:24

One gives freely, yet grows all the richer; another withholds what he should give, and only suffers want.

Proverbs 11:24, ESV

God blesses us, and we bless others with those blessings. Most importantly, God gives us the blessing of grace and forgiveness, and if we hold onto for ourselves we stagnate. If we pass on that blessing, we find more than we can fathom.

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.