Quotes about wisdom

Because the Christian can no longer fancy that he is wise, he will also have no high opinion of his own schemes and plans. He will know that it is good for his own will to be broken.

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How often will they [young men] not stop to listen to a hint from an older person! They think they know everything. They are full of conceit of their own wisdom.

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They threw away the golden opportunity for learning. They would not get wisdom at the time when their minds were most able to receive it, and their memories most able to retain it.

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The wisdom literature in its own distinctive way steers us towards responsible Christian living which applies the reality of Christ to every level of human existence. On the one hand it gives us the perception to make sense of our world, and on the other hand it strengthens our trust in God in the face of things we cannot make sense of. As we pu... read more


Finally, I exhort the young men reading this book to pray for wisdom (James 1:5–6), get a job, and get married. And do it sooner rather than later. To do so would be good for your sanctification, good for your purity, good for the church, and good for some godly woman out there who would be your wife, though she’s probably already better tha... read more


God gives the treasures of his wisdom through the tenacious task of our thinking

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The responsible task of wisdom is demanded not because we are sinful, but because we are finite creatures of God. The cultural mandate was given to Adam in his innocence and not subsequent to the fall.

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A wise man will know that there are times when a person needs to be answered and there are times when it is better to remain silent. A discerning man, though will know when he should give an answer and when he should know better. The wise man knows that both of these situations can be true but it is the discerning man who understands wh... read more


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