Wisdom's Call

July 21, 2019 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Proverbs: Knowing Wisdom

Passage: Proverbs 8

Wisdom Calls Aloud to All Who Will Hear

  • Wisdom publicly calls for all to come and hear
    • Proverbs 8:1-5
  • Wisdom’s call is the way to righteousness
    • Proverbs 8:6-11

 Wisdom Changes and Blesses Those Who Answer

  • Answering wisdom’s call creates radical transformation
    • Proverbs 8:12-17
  • Answering wisdom’s call provides earthly blessing
    • Proverbs 8:18-21

 Wisdom Reveals Eternal Truth to Those Who Answer

  • The Lord has eternally possessed wisdom and offers it to us
    • Proverbs 8:22-31
  • The personification of wisdom finds its fulfillment in Jesus
    • John 1:1-3
    • Isaiah 11:1-2

 Wisdom Promises Eternal Life to Those Who Answer

  • Only those who find wisdom will inherit eternal life
    • Proverbs 8:32-36


So What?

  • While the gospel may seem like foolishness to some, it is the wisdom of God that gives new life, blessing, and eternal salvation.
    • I Corinthians 1:18-25


Further Discussion

  • Which call am I more likely to listen to, the call of wisdom or the call of foolishness?
  • How have I seen transformation in my life after answering the call of Wisdom?
  • Why does the wisdom of God seem like foolishness to those who are still in their sin?

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