A Kingdom Established: True Wisdom for God's People

Series: The Gospel Story

A Kingdom Established: True Wisdom for God's People

August 20, 2017 | Brad Wingler
Proverbs 22:1-10

A Kingdom Established: “True Wisdom for God’s People”

Proverbs 22:1-10

I. True Wisdom begins with honoring God

 Proverbs 1:7

 II. How do we grow in true wisdom?

1. We aim to honor God in all of life.

2. We seek Christ in all decisions.

3. Spend time in the Word

Psalm 119:97-104

4. Spend time in prayer  

Psalm 119:147-148

5. Grow in Faith in God

Proverbs 3:7

III. True wisdom leads to increased faith in God

1. Choosing friends wisely

 Proverbs 22: 1-2, 10

Proverbs 16:28

Proverbs 17:9

Proverbs 17:17

Proverbs 27:6

Proverbs 27:9-10

2. Spending time wisely

 Proverbs 22:6

Proverbs 27:1

Psalm 90:12

James 4:13-15

Luke 12:13-20

3. Using gifts wisely

 Proverbs 22: 7-9

James 1:17

Proverbs 3:7

Colossians 3:17

IV. True Wisdom Trusts in Christ’s Ransom

 Psalm 49:6-7

1 Corinthians 6:19-20

Ephesians 2:8-9

 Faith Sheet for Friends and Family This Week

1. Read Proverbs 22:1-10 and discuss the sermon with family or a friend.

2. In Proverbs  1:1-7; 3:1-12; and 22:1-10 what are some practical takeaways you see?

3. Why is fearing the Lord essential to become wise?

4. are a few areas of life in which you are tempted to rely on yourself. What would shifting your reliance from self to the Lord look like in these cases?

3. How would your life look if you chose friends, spent time, and used your gifts wisely? Pray together that God would grow you in these areas to make wise decisions.

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