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Our Father's Wisdom Sermon Notes

Our Father's Day sermon!

Proverbs is a book of __________ ____________, not ____________.

Proverbs 22:6 - (6) Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. 

Proverbs 22:6 - (2) Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all. 

Proverbs 16:3 - (3) Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. 

Proverbs 1:1-7 - (1) The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel: (2) for gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight; (3) for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and just and fair; (4) for giving prudence to those who are simple,knowledge and discretion to the young— (5) let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance— (6) for understanding proverbs and parables, the sayings and riddles of the wise. (7) The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

The wise person seeks and heeds wisdom as in ____________ ____________.

Wisdom seeks all __________.

Proverbs 2:6 - (6) For the LORD gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.

Proverbs 1:8 - (8) Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.

We gain wisdom by ____________ and learning from ______ and ____________ ____________.

Apply wisdom to ______ ______, and ______ _______, especially your ____________.

Proverbs 3:1-18 - (1) My son, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, (2) for they will prolong your life many years and bring you peace and prosperity. (3) Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. (4) Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. (5) Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; (6) in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. (7) Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. (8) This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones. (9) Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the first fruits of all your crops; (10) then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. (11) My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, (12) because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.  (13) Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, (14) for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. (15) She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. (16) Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. (17) Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. (18) She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her; those who hold her fast will be blessed.

Live the example of godly wisdom.