Get Smart : Pearls of Wisdom from Proverbs
Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding - Proverbs 4:7 (KJV)
Our world is getting more complicated, confused, and crisis-riddled. Even personal life decisions of education, career, marriage and family, can be daunting. Whether in the public or private sphere, we desperately need some insight, direction .. in a word, wisdom. We need to 'get smart' by 'getting wise.' People pay consultants literally $100s and $1000s of dollars for seasoned advice. Yet within the pages of your own Bible is the greatest treasure chest of wise counsel.
The Book of Proverbs is our handbook to wisdom -- divine wisdom. It makes some superlative promises. To the person who lays hold on wisdom, they are guaranteed to gain riches, honour, and life (3:16;22:4). Are these not the very things many people in the world seeks after? Proverbs says you can have it all (10:22), without the bitter aftertaste.
In Proverbs, you will discover that God is your Divine Consultant, who charges nothing for His counsel, yet offers you everything in return.
In Get Smart: Pearls of Wisdom from Proverbs, you will be given an inspiring introduction to the book that will change your life. Within its pages, you will discover:
- What is the true meaning of wisdom
- What are some of the benefits of wisdom
- What is folly and why is it so lethal
- What is the 'Fear of the LORD' and its relationship to true wisdom
- Practical steps on how to grow in wisdom