Wisdom's House

July 28, 2019 Preacher: Ryan Brice Series: Proverbs: Knowing Wisdom

Passage: Proverbs 9

The Invitation to Wisdom’s House

  • Wisdom’s house has all we could ever need
    • Proverbs 9:1-3
  • Wisdom’s house is open to all
    • Proverbs 9:4-6

Evidence You Live in Wisdom’s House

  • Ability to distinguish between righteousness and wickedness
    • Proverbs 9:7-9
  • Fear of the Lord as your foundation
    • Proverbs 9:10-12

The Invitation to Folly’s House

  • Folly tempts the foolish with idolatry
    • Proverbs 9:13-16a
  • Folly’s house is only pleasing for a short time because it is a poor substitute that leads to death
    • Proverbs 9:16b-18

So What?

  • In which house does my life dwell - the house of wisdom or the house of folly?
    • Matthew 7:24-27

Further Discussion

  • How does this chapter serve to summarize how we can find true wisdom as taught in the previous eight chapters?
  • Is there evidence in my life that I’m living in Wisdom’s house?
  • What idolatry offered in Folly’s house am I most tempted to run after?

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