Zoom Bible Study For 20th July 2021

Bible Study for 20th July 2021

WISDOM

  1. What is wisdom?

The purpose of the first 4 Proverbs is to ‘impart wisdom for godly living’

Here are some quotes:

Knowledge is proud that he has learned so much; wisdom is humble that he knows no more. -Cowper

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. -James

God grant me the serenity to accept things I cannot change, courage to change things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. -Niebuhr

No man is wise enough by himself. -Plautus

He who provides for this life, but takes no care for eternity, is wise for a moment, but a fool forever. -Tillotson

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. -Spurgeon

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is knowledge of our own ignorance. -Spurgeon

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. . . . -Tennyson

True wisdom consists not in seeing what is immediately before our eyes, but in foreseeing what is to come. -Terence

 

  1. How do we gain wisdom, how many ways can you think of?
  2. How does worldly wisdom differ from God’s wisdom? I Kings 3:5-12 Is worldly wisdom enough? Obadiah 1:2-8
  3. How should we use the wisdom God gives us? Proverbs 3:13-26, 2 Chronicles 1-13
  4. What does the Bible say we should do if we lack God’s wisdom and what do we have to do to gain it? James 1:5
  5. Does the amount of God’s wisdom that you have depend on how old you are or how long you have been a Christian? Why? 2 Chronicles 34:1-3


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