10 Scriptures You Need to Know about Wisdom

Sarah Coleman

10 Scriptures You Need to Know about Wisdom Wednesday, May 3, 2017

If the Internet has given the world something, it is an abundance of the ridiculous. There is no shortage of grumpy cats, dancing babies, and fake news. Foolishness is glorified.

Yet the world still longs for wisdom. Parenting tips. Marriage advice. Leadership principles. Personal growth. Life hacks. Fancy words describing one thing - wisdom.

The Bible says wisdom is more precious than rubies (Proverbs 8:11) and gold (Proverbs 16:16). So are we willing to pay? Talk is cheap. Wisdom costs. Wisdom is only words if not applied. Words become wisdom when they are internalized and the heart changes. And that is a sacrifice only a few are prepared to make.

If you desire wisdom as the principal thing (Proverbs 4:7), or require wisdom for a specific situation you face, these verses will set your feet on the path of wisdom.

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10 Scriptures You Need to Know about Wisdom

1. "But to those called by God to salvation, both Jews and Gentiles, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God." (1 Corinthians 1:24)

Jesus is the wisdom of God. If wisdom is what you need, you must start with Him. All other wisdom flows from that. The wisest decision you can make is to begin a relationship with Jesus Christ, the wisdom of God. 1 Corinthians 2:16 tells us we have the mind of Christ, so if you call on Jesus, He will give you His wisdom for your situation.

To quote Ravi Zacharias, “Outside of the Cross of Jesus Christ, there is no hope in this world. That Cross and resurrection at the core of the Gospel is the only hope for humanity. Wherever you go, ask God for wisdom on how to get that Gospel in, even in the toughest situations of life.”

 

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