Sunday, July 24, 2022

Wisdom (Proverbs; Ecclesiastes) QUESTIONS

These books were supposedly written by King Solomon and represent the wisdom he gained from his failure to be valiant to the testimony of Jesus he had received.

 

READ Proverbs 1:2-5

What is the Book of Proverbs primarily about?

 

READ Proverbs 1:6

What is the implication of the word “interpretation” in this verse?

 

READ Proverbs 3:5-7

Why does the Lord tell us to “lean not unto thine own understanding”?

 

READ Proverbs 4:7

How is wisdom the “principal” or most important thing to gain?  What about charity?  Or faith in Christ unto salvation?  Or knowing God, which is eternal life?

 

READ Ecclesiastes 1:16-18

How does the insight from this scripture (wisdom = grief and knowledge = sorrow) square with wisdom being the “principle thing”?

 

 

What is Wisdom?

In the following Proverbs, what are the characteristics and powers of Wisdom?

READ Proverbs 1:23

 

READ Proverbs 1:24-26

 

READ Proverbs 1:28-31

 

READ Proverbs 3:13

 

READ Proverbs 3:16

 

READ Proverbs 3:17

 

READ Proverbs 3:18

 

READ Proverbs 3:19

 

READ Proverbs 4:8

 

READ Proverbs 4:9 (also 8:15)

 

READ Proverbs 8:1-2

 

READ Proverbs 8:7-8

 

READ Proverbs 8:14

 

READ Proverbs 8:17

 

READ Proverbs 8:18

 

READ Proverbs 8:22-26

 

READ Proverbs 8:27-31

 

READ Proverbs 8:32

 

READ Proverbs 8:35

 

READ Proverbs 9:1-5

 

READ Proverbs 1:7

What is the difference between knowledge and wisdom?

Why is wisdom personified as a woman?

 

 

How Do We Find Wisdom?

READ 2 Nephi 9:27-28

What is the difference between learning and wisdom?

 

READ 2 Nephi 9:41-43

How do we find Wisdom?

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