Friday, February 22, 2013

The Logical Outcome of Wisdom, Properly Acquired

A few observations from Proverbs 2 (NASB)

I. “If” and “then” (Proverbs 2:1-5)
A. If you
1. Recieve/Treasure
2. Hear/Incline heart (listen)
3. Cry/lift voice (pray)
3. Seek/search (read, study)
B. Then
1. You will take God seriously
2. Know what is on His mind
II. “For” and “then” (Proverbs 2:6-9)
A. For the LORD
1. Gives Wisdom/knowledge/understanding
2. Stores up wisdom
3. Shields/ guards/ preserves
B. Then you will discern (by taking Him seriously, knowing what is on His mind)
1. righteousness
2. justice
3. equity
III. Outcome (Proverbs 2:11-22)
A. Be Guarded (11)
B. Delivered from
1. way of evil
2. perverse men
3. disobedient men
4. adultery
C. Upright
1. walk
2. living
3. see the application of justice

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