Growing in Wisdom through Proverbs

Growing in Wisdom through Proverbs

Wisdom is not about how smart you are—after all, there are a lot of smart fools. Instead, the book of Proverbs teaches us that wisdom is a matter of moral excellence. This involves practical application that stems from a radical dependence on God. Preparation for...
Growing in Wisdom through Proverbs

Watching Your Words

You can never outgrow the wisdom in the books of the Bible. Instead, every time you read them,  your understanding will increase. The book of Proverbs is no exception, particularly in its presentation of how to walk in wisdom through trusting in God and watching...
Growing in Wisdom through Proverbs

Cultivating Character

The book of Proverbs contains wisdom for every aspect of life, and much of it is countercultural. You will either judge Scripture according to your culture, or you will judge your culture according to Scripture. We are immersed in chaos in our culture in many ways....
Growing in Wisdom through Proverbs

The Details of Life

True heavenly fame is compatible with earthbound anonymity. Our lives do not consist in what is visible on this earth; instead, we are storing up treasure in heaven (Matthew 6:19–21). Part of the way we do so is by seeking after spiritual wisdom. Small Details The...
Growing in Wisdom through Proverbs

Sharing Wisdom

Living wisely involves sharing wisdom with those in our lives. As we do so, we need to keep in mind the three levels of processing information: Knowledge has to do with the facts and information itself. Understanding involves the meaning of the facts....