Share an “iceberg” that you wish you had be wise enough to avoid earlier in your life.
What do you know about Proverbs and what are you feelings about it heading into this sermon series?
What are your biggest questions about Proverbs?
What Wisdom Looks Like
READ Proverbs 1:1-6.
Pastor Thomas briefly explained the words that Solomon used to describe various facets of wisdom in v.2-5. Use the list below to answer:
Discernment: being able to tell between good and evil as God sees it
Wise Dealing: knowing AND acting on the right thing
Prudence: careful planning for the future based on what’s truly valuable
Discretion: good judgment to not proceed with harmful plans
Living with ‘The Fear of the LORD’ (FOL)
READ Job 28:28. What does the second phrase teach us about FOL?
READ Psalm 111:10. What does the second phrase teach us about FOL?
READ Proverbs 1:7. What does the second phrase teach us about FOL?
Read these verses to saturate your mind with the beauty of cultivating FOL. What do these verses say that FOL looks like and how does it bless those who seek it?
Conclude your FOL inquiry by meditating on Proverbs 16:6.
Close in prayer:
Speaking with God the Father about how this study has challenged and encouraged you.
Praising Jesus for bringing you into the Father's steadfast love and faithfulness through His death and resurrection.
Petitioning the Holy Spirit for growth in wisdom and FOL.