Seeking Wisdom 10 Jun

(Message 1) I pity the fool! This catchphrase, once trademarked by Mt. T, captures the essence of so many of the proverbs recorded in the Book of Proverbs. The secret to not being a fool, isn’t simply gaining more knowledge. Fearing God and seeking wisdom is where it all begins. #gcpitythefool

Proverbs Caveats:

  • Proverbs are not promises

 

Proverb:

A short statement about how life generally works.

 

Proverbs Challenge:

Read 1 chapter of Proverbs per day for the next 2 months.

 

How do we gain wisdom?

  1. Fear the Lord
  2. Seek wisdom

 

Scripture used: Proverbs 26:3; Proverbs 1:1-2; Proverbs 22:6; Proverbs 10:4; Proverbs 9:10; Proverbs 1:7; Proverbs 2:1-6

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  1. Read Proverbs 26:3, Proverbs 1:1-2, Proverbs 22:6, Proverbs 10:4, Proverbs 1:7, Proverbs 9:10, Proverbs 2:1-6. As you reflect on these verses, what stands out the most to you? Why?
  2. As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
    1. helpful?
    2. insightful?
    3. difficult to grasp?
    4. challenging?
  3. What do the passages and the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
  4. How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?

DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS:

Troy challenged us to read 1 chapter in Proverbs every day. The easiest way to do this is to read the chapter that coincides with the calendar date.

Day 1: Proverbs 10

Day 2: Proverbs 11

Day 3: Proverbs 12

Day 4: Proverbs 13

Day 5: Proverbs 14

Day 6: Proverbs 15

Day 7: Proverbs 16

Other messages in this series: