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We are going to be looking into God’s Wisdom for us in both the Morning and Evening services. In the Morning from the inspiring book of James which is in the New Testament and in the Evening service from the thought provoking book of Proverbs from the Old Testament. Our Key text for this time as we look into God’s wisdom is: By Wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. Proverbs 24:3-4 The book of Proverbs is a Wisdom book in the Old Testament.

Part 1: Purpose of the Book

by Dave King September 17, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 1:1-19

Solomon sets out the purpose of this thought provoking book and how it is used and applied by us in our lives.

Part 2: Wisdom's Rebuke

by Chick Yuill September 24, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 1:20-33

Here Solomon writes of wisdom’s rebuke for the fact people don’t listen when she (wisdom) calls and the consequences of not listening to wisdom. He also finishes off with what happens when we listen to wisdom and the blessings that come our way.

Part 3: Moral Benefits of Wisdom (Part 1)

by Marijke Hoek October 1, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 2:1-11

The Wisdom of how to understand what is right and just is explained here by Solomon. Here also the links between Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge are starting to be opened up to us.

Part 4: Moral Benefits of Wisdom (Part 2)

by Leon White October 8, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 2:12-22

What will Wisdom save you from? Some of these things are shown to us in this passage but then Solomon goes on to show a glimpse of what is for those who choose wisdom and keep to the paths of the righteous.

Part 5: Wisdom's Benefits

by Dave King October 15, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 3:1-8

The benefits of wisdom are starting to be opened up and explained by Solomon here at the start of Chapter 3. Here we are encouraged not to forget the teachings of wisdom and also the benefits that come from this.

Part 6: Blessings of Finding Wisdom

by Tom Ward October 22, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 3:9-20

Those that find wisdom will be blessed Solomon tells us in this passage. Here he expands on the blessings that come from finding wisdom and applying it into our lives

Part 7: Keep Wisdom and Understanding in Sight

by Chick Yuill October 29, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 3:21-35

Here Solomon reminds us to keep Wisdom and understanding in our sight. There are many things that flow from doing this. Solomon unpacks some of these in this passage.

Part 8: Get Wisdom

by Eddy Inglis November 5, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 4:1-9

“The beginning of Wisdom is Get Wisdom”” Solomon says . Here Solomon opens up the Getting of Wisdom and Looking After Wisdom once you have it

Part 9: Walk in the Path of Wisdom

by Tom Ward November 19, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 4:10-19

Journeying on the path of wisdom is opened up to us in this passage in a way that excites and challenges us. There is also another path: that of the wicked. Here the pit falls of this path are shown for what they are

Part 10: Keeping Wisdom in You

by Dave King November 26, 2017 6:30pm

Proverbs 4:20-27

There is a great need for us to keep the words of wisdom in our hearts. Here Solomon opens up for us the need to guard our hearts and be careful as to what flows from it