The Benefits Of Gaining Wisdom Pt4
September 9, 2018

The Benefits Of Gaining Wisdom Pt4

Passage: Proverbs 2:10-11
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The Benefits Of Gaining Wisdom

The scope of these verses is to show, 1. What great advantage true wisdom will be of to us; it will keep us from the paths of sin, which lead to ruin, and will therein do us a greater kindness than if it enriched us with all the wealth of the world. 2. What good use we should make of the wisdom God gives us; we must use it for our own guidance in the paths of virtue, and for the arming of us against temptations of every kind. 3. By what rules we may try ourselves whether we have this wisdom or no. This tree will be known by its fruits; if we be truly wise, it will appear by our care to avoid all evil company and evil practices.This wisdom will be of use to us,I. For our preservation from evil, from the evil of sin, and, consequently, from the evil of trouble that attends it.1. In general (v.10, v.11), "When wisdom has entire possession of thee, it will keep thee.’’

Proverbs 2:10-15 New King James Version (NKJV)

10 When wisdom enters your heart,
And knowledge is pleasant to your soul,
11 Discretion will preserve you;
Understanding will keep you,
12 To deliver you from the way of evil,
From the man who speaks perverse things,
13 From those who leave the paths of uprightness
To walk in the ways of darkness;
14 Who rejoice in doing evil,
And delight in the perversity of the wicked;
15 Whose ways are crooked,
And who are devious in their paths