A Proverb a Day Part 2
Wisdom is the Principal Thing
Sunday August 16, 2020
I. A Proverb a Day
A.Wisdom is the Principal Thing
1.(Prov. 1:1-6 NLT) the purpose of the proverbs is to get God’s Wisdom.
2.(Prov. 4:5-9 AMP) Wisdom is the principal thing! It’s the prerequisite to every good thing!
a.(Prov. 3:13-24 AMP) wisdom precedes blessings.
b.(Prov. 8:10-36 AMP) Wisdom speaks!
c.(Isa. 11:1-5) Isaiah’s prophesy about Jesus.
d.(Luke 2:40, 51-52) Jesus increased in wisdom first.
e.(1 Cor. 1:30) Christ has been made our Wisdom
f.(1 Cor. 12:8) 1st manifestation gift
g.(Eph. 1:16-17 AMP) Paul’s prayer
3.(Jas. 1:2-8) The wisdom of God is essential to overcome temptations, testing, and trials of life.
4.(Prov. 2:1-7 AMP) God’s Wisdom is set aside for the righteous.
B.King Solomon’s Wealth and Wisdom
1.(1 Kings 10:14-29 NLT) King Solomon’s wealth, Illinois Society of Architects 1929 in today’s dollars.
a.Annual salary >$760 million per year
b.Net worth > $200 billion
~Trumpets >1 million each
~Priest clothing >10 million
~Daily food provisions > $17,000
~Annual animal sacrifices over 10 mil.
c.Cost of Solomon’s Temple $1,437,257,234,643 (1.4 trillion)
2.(1 Kings 3:15) What is the first sign you’re receiving the wisdom of God? A desire for the presence of Christ.
a.(Matt. 2:1-2) the 1st mention of wise in the NT.
[Pastor Lee Stokes]