Wisdom's Value

June 9, 2019 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Proverbs: Knowing Wisdom

Passage: Proverbs 3:13–18

Wisdom’s Value Found as the Source of Salvation

Proverbs 3:13-18

  • Wisdom that leads to salvation is the greatest treasure on earth
    • Proverbs 3:13-15             
  • Wisdom that leads to salvation is the only source of eternal life
    • Proverbs 3:16-18
    • Genesis 3:22-24


Wisdom’s Value Found in the Foundation of the World

Proverbs 3:19-20

  • The Wisdom of the Lord has been with Him since the beginning
    • Proverbs 3:19
    • John 1:1-3
  • To understand the Wisdom of the Lord is to understand the ways of the Lord’s created order
    • Proverbs 3:20


Wisdom’s Value Found in Security for Those Who Find Her

Proverbs 3:21-26

  • Constant attention to the Lord’s Wisdom is required to reap its full value
    • Proverbs 3:21-22
  • The Lord secures the earthly path for those who find Wisdom
    • Proverbs 3:23-24
  • The Lord secures the eternal destiny for those who find Wisdom
    • Proverbs 3:25-26


Wisdom’s Value Found in the Blessing of Loving Others

Proverbs 3:27-35

  • Those who find Wisdom will love others
    • Proverbs 3:28-30
    • Leviticus 19:17-18
  • There is blessing in doing good to others according to the Lord’s Wisdom
    • Proverbs 3:31-35


So What?

Knowing Wisdom should be our greatest desire because she offers the greatest value.

  • Proverbs 16:16


Further Discussion

  • Am I trusting in my own wisdom or in knowing true Wisdom (Christ alone) for salvation?
  • Are there earthly treasures or pleasures that I have valued over knowing Wisdom?
  • Is the Wisdom of God evident in my life by how I love and treat others?

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