WISDOM



Job 28:28  And he said to man, “The fear of the Lord--that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.”

Psa. 19:7  The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the Lord are trustworthy, making wise the simple.

Psa. 111:10  The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding.

Prov. 2:6  For the Lord gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Prov. 2:10  For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul.

Prov. 3:7  Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil.

Prov. 3:13  Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding,

Prov. 4:5-7   Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or swerve from them.  6 Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you.  7 Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.

Prov. 4:11  I guide you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths.

Prov. 8:11  for wisdom is more precious than rubies, and nothing you desire can compare with her.

Prov. 9:8,9  Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you.  9 Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning.

Prov. 10:19  When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.

Prov. 14:16  A wise man fears the Lord and shuns evil

Prov. 15:33  The fear of the Lord teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.

Isa. 11:2  The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him-- the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord --

Isa. 33:6  He will be the sure foundation for your times, a rich store of salvation and wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the Lord is the key to this treasure.

Dan. 2:20,21,23  …and said: “Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his. 21 …He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning. 23 I thank and praise you, O God of my fathers: You have given me wisdom and power, you have made known to me what we asked of you…”

1 Cor. 1:24  but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

1 Cor. 1:30  It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God…

Eph. 1:17  I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better.

Col. 1:9  For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding.

Col. 2:2,3  …that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, 3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.

James 1:5  If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.

Confession
“Lord, you said if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him, so I ask you now and I believe I receive wisdom.  The Spirit of the Lord rests on me -- the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of power, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord!”



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