Prov 3:1-12 True Wisdom

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Prov 3:1-12 True Wisdom

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Prov 3:1-12 True Wisdom

  1. 1.  Peace & Longevity › … length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you (v.2)  Favor with God and man › … you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man (v.4)  Straight Path in life › … He will make your paths straight (v.6)
  2. 2.  Physical Health › … It will be healing to your body And refreshment to your bones (v.8)  Financial Prosperity › … your barns will be filled with plenty And your vats will overflow with new wine (v.10)  Divine Correction › … whom the Lord loves He reproves (v.12)
  3. 3.  Peace & Longevity WHO WOULDN’T  Favor with God and man WANT THESE?  Straight Path in life  Physical Health the key: Financial Prosperity WISDOM   Divine Correction
  4. 4. TRUE WISDOME comes NOT from the right achievements BUT from the right attitudes!
  5. 5. 1. Steadfastness in God’s Word › 1 My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments; › 3 Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart. 2. Dependence on God alone › 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. › 6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. › 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes;
  6. 6. 1. Fear God › 7 … Fear the Lord and turn away from evil. › “For wisdom will enter your heart And knowledge will be pleasant to your soul; Discretion will guard you, Understanding will watch over you, To deliver you from the way of evil, From the man who speaks perverse things” (Prov. 2:10-12) 2. Give Generously › 9 Honor the Lord from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;
  7. 7. 1. Accept Divine Discipline › 11 My son, do not reject the discipline of the Lord Or loathe His reproof, › 12 For whom the Lord loves He reproves, Even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.
  8. 8. 1. Steadfastness in God’s Word 2. Dependence on God alone rea ea on life Fear God ich ur 3. Wh yo u like in yo e? Give Generously uld ang 4. wo ch to 5. Accept Divine Discipline

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