The Reward of Wisdom

The Reward of Wisdom
Proverbs 2

  • Proverbs 2 Vss 1-5
    • The Condition of the Heart
  • Proverbs 2 Vss 6-8
    • The Definition of the Source
  • Proverbs 2 Vss 9-11
    • The Apprehension of the Reward
  • Proverbs 2 Vs 12-22
    • The Caution for the Wicked

What is A Proverb?

  • The Latin translation of pro-verba
    • = 'a word of a situation'
    • Proverbs 25:11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken in right circumstances.
  • The <Hebrew> maschal
    • = to resemble or be like something
    • A general observation of life
    • Jesus used proverbs in His parables, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like . . ."

The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Proverbs 9:10

The Condition of the Heart
Proverbs 2:1-5

  • Receive
    • This is a grace gift!
  • Listen
    • Isaiah 50:45
    • John 10:3-5; 5:30; 14:17,26
    • I Corinthians 2:10-16
  • Pray
    • I Kings 3:6-9
    • Philippians 1:9

The Definition of the Source
Proverbs 2:6-8

  • James 1:5 Ask
  • Proverbs 8:13

The Apprehension of the Reward
Proverbs 2:9-11

  • James 1:6-8 Ask in faith
  • Psalm 1:1-3
  • James 3:13-18

The Caution for the Wicked
Proverbs 2:12-22

  • Delivered Matthew 6:9-13

The Lord's Prayer

Pray, then, in this way: Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, On earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Matthew 6:9-13