Wisdom is the combination of knowledge and skills which enables a person to make right choices. But it goes beyond that. Wisdom involves the practical use of that knowledge to deal with life’s issues in a way that honors God.

1. Where does true wisdom begin? (Proverbs 1:7)

2. How do we passionately pursue God's wisdom? (James 1:5)

3. What one thing would you ask of God if you knew absolutely that it would not be refused? Solomon had such a choice. What did he ask for? (1 Kings 3:9) 

4. God was pleased by what Solomon asked for, because He knew Solomon had a great need for wisdom, discernment, and understanding in guiding the kingdom. What three things was God pleased that Solomon did NOT ask for? (1 Kings 3:11)

5. The Lord granted Solomon's request, and Solomon valued this gift above things others might put first in their lives. In Proverbs 3:13-15, Solomon said that wisdom is better than

6. According to Proverbs 2:7, the Lord lays up sound wisdom for the

7. Read Luke 21:14-15. In verse 14, Jesus warned his disciples not to spend hours in their prison cells preparing eloquent speeches, so they could recite them, word perfect, to their judges. Instead, in verse 15, what did He say He would do for believers?      

8. Read James 3:16-18. In verse 16, James identified the end results of worldly wisdom as confusion and every evil thing. But in verses 17 and 18, James listed the fruit of godly wisdom.
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