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Proverbs 8 - AMP

2 On the top of the heights beside the way, where the paths meet, stands Wisdom ; 3 At the gates at the entrance of the town, at the coming in at the doors, she cries out: 4 To you, O men, I call, and my voice is directed to the sons of men. 5 O you simple and thoughtless ones, understand prudence; you fools, be of an understanding heart. 6 Hear, for I will speak excellent and princely things; and the opening of my lips shall be for right things. 7 For my mouth shall utter truth, and wrongdoing is detestable and loathsome to my lips. 8 All the words of my mouth are righteous (upright and in right standing with God); there is nothing contrary to truth or crooked in them. 9 They are all plain to him who understands , and right to those who find knowledge . 10 Receive my instruction in preference to silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold, 11 For skillful and godly Wisdom is better than rubies or pearls, and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. 12 I, Wisdom , make prudence my dwelling, and I find out knowledge and discretion. 13 The reverent fear and worshipful awe of the Lord the hatred of evil; pride, arrogance, the evil way, and perverted and twisted speech I hate. 14 I have counsel and sound knowledge, I have understanding, I have might and power. 15 By me kings reign and rulers decree justice. 16 By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges and governors of the earth. 17 I love those who love me, and those who seek me early and diligently shall find me. 18 Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation, and right standing with God). 19 My fruit is better than gold, yes, than refined gold, and my increase than choice silver. 20 I walk in the way of righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation), in the midst of the paths of justice, 21 That I may cause those who love me to inherit riches and that I may fill their treasuries. 22 The Lord formed and brought me forth at the beginning of His way, before His acts of old. 23 I was inaugurated and ordained from everlasting, from the beginning, before ever the earth existed. 24 When there were no deeps, I was brought forth, when there were no fountains laden with water. 25 Before the mountains were settled, before the hills, I was brought forth, 26 While as yet He had not made the land or the fields or the first of the dust of the earth. 27 When He prepared the heavens, I was there; when He drew a circle upon the face of the deep and stretched out the firmament over it, 28 When He made firm the skies above, when He established the fountains of the deep, 29 When He gave to the sea its limit and His decree that the waters should not transgress His command, when He appointed the foundations of the earth-- 30 Then I was See Wisdom here present and involved at creation as an attribute of God.beside Him as a master and director of the work; and I was daily His delight, rejoicing before Him always, 31 Rejoicing in His inhabited earth and delighting in the sons of men. 32 Now therefore listen to me, O you sons; for blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) are those who keep my ways. 33 Hear instruction and be wise, and do not refuse or neglect it. 34 Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors. 35 For whoever finds me finds life and draws forth and obtains favor from the Lord. 36 But he who misses me or sins against me wrongs and injures himself; all who hate me love and court death.



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Gerald Roberts avatar
"Wisdom"
Shared by: Gerald Roberts on May, 2016
Summary: Wisdom is always available, knows a thing or two, has a Deeping desire, and she speaks to our soul.
Scripture: Proverbs 8:1-32
Denomination: United Methodist
Views: 203
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
A Trinitarian Delight in Creation
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Apr, 2016
Summary: Of Jesus it was said that the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon Him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding… (Isaiah 11:2).
based on 5 ratings
Views: 366
Kevin Ruffcorn avatar
The Gift of Wisdom
Shared by: Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul, 2015
Summary: Though more precious than gold, wisdom is not hidden like gold is. Wisdom is all around us and is easily accessible for all who seek it.
Scripture: Proverbs 8:1-26
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 453
Steve Shepherd avatar
Wisdom Is Calling. Are We Listening?
Shared by: Steve Shepherd on Mar, 2015
Summary: Our text reveals much about wisdom; what it is and from where it comes. 1- Wisdom calls from along life’s way 2- Wisdom speaks trustworthy things 3- Wisdom fears the Lord 4- Wisdom produces good fruit
based on 65 ratings
Views: 12,770
Ronnie Smith avatar
Favor
Shared by: Ronnie Smith on Oct, 2014
Summary: Isaiah 53 1Who hath believed our report? And to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed? The Doctor says, “You are going to die.” Isaiah 53:5 ….and with his stripes we are healed. The enemy says, “I will destroy you.” Isaiah 54: 17No weapon that is formed
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 8:35-36
Denomination: *other
Views: 868
William R. Nabaza avatar
Wisdom Has It All
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Feb, 2014
Summary: To show that JESUS CHRIST is Wisdom and Power from GOD Personified.
Scripture: Proverbs 8:18
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 535
Andy Grossman avatar
Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Shared by: Andy Grossman on Jan, 2014
Summary: Describes the seven pillars wisdom is built on.
Scripture: Proverbs 8:12-14
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 1,898
Perry Greene avatar
Reaching Beyond Limits
Shared by: Perry Greene on Aug, 2013
Summary: Some practical steps to combat the anti-God culture in which we find ourselves.
Series: Culture Wars
John McCormack avatar
ARROGANCE
Shared by: John McCormack on Feb, 2013
Summary: THERE IS NO PLACE FOR ARROGANCE IN A BELIEVER.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:13
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 362
bala samson avatar
Perverse mouth
Shared by: bala samson on May, 2012
Summary: Caution! Let your words be few and true!
Scripture: Proverbs 8:13
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,275
Rodney Buchanan avatar
I Believe in the Virgin Mary
Shared by: Rodney Buchanan on May, 2012
Summary: What is the significance of the virgin birth.
based on 11 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:22-31
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 5,959
Dennis Davidson avatar
WISDOM BRINGS TRUE SUCCESS
Shared by: Dennis Davidson on Dec, 2011
Summary: Wisdom endows its seekers and their life with true wealth (CIT). In this passage the beauty and grace of wisdom are set forth with the understanding that it can never be achieved without the fear of the Lord.
Series: Proverbs
based on 13 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:12-21
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 5,988
Dennis Davidson avatar
WISDOM'S NOBLE CALL
Shared by: Dennis Davidson on Dec, 2011
Summary: Wisdom leaves no doubt about the importance and meaning of her call. She comes near to mankind & seeks to win them by her noble & uplifting gifts. May we heed the call & follow heavenly wisdom's guidance.
Series: Proverbs
based on 10 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:1-11
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 3,130
Adrian Rogers avatar
God's Grace in the Workplace
Shared by: Adrian Rogers on Nov, 2011
Summary: Don’t get the idea that to serve God you have to be a minister, or a missionary, or on the staff of some Christian organization. Every job, if it is done in the power of the Holy Spirit, is a sacred job.
based on 5 ratings
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 8,801
Tom Shepard avatar
Proverbs 8 - The Nature and Value of Wisdom
Shared by: Tom Shepard on Oct, 2011
Summary: This is a study into Proverbs chapter eight.
based on 32 ratings
Views: 11,035
Bruce Ball avatar
WHY DO WE HAVE SIN IN OUR LIVES?
Shared by: Bruce Ball on Apr, 2011
Summary: To fear the Lord is to hate evil. Maybe we have sin in our lives because .....
based on 12 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:13
Denomination: *other
Views: 2,543
Davon Huss avatar
Delighting in mankind
Shared by: Davon Huss on Nov, 2010
Summary: A sermon about Jesus from Proverbs 8:22-31 (Some illustrations and thoughts from other Sermon Central Contributors)
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:22-31
Views: 1,624
Jerry Falwell avatar
How Then Shall We Recover Our Biblical Mind
Shared by: Jerry Falwell on Sep, 2009
Summary: How to recover our biblical mind and way of thinking.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:27
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,091
Jonathan Semro avatar
Wisdom Gives What You Need
Shared by: Jonathan Semro on Jul, 2009
Summary: Jesus Christ gives godly wisdom because he is our true Wisdom in Proverbs 8.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:1-21
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 1,523
Chris Jordan avatar
Bible Research #2 - How to Study the Bible
Shared by: Chris Jordan on Nov, 2008
Summary: Bible Research is a condensed Bible College Course in how to study the Bible. This second session answers the question: How do I study the Bible?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Proverbs 8:12
Denomination: Foursquare
Views: 504
Jeff Strite avatar
The Path Principle - New Year's
Shared by: Jeff Strite on Jan, 2008
Summary: Many people are "directionall challenged". In other words, they have no goals in their lives and often end up in painful relationships and situations because they don’t plan to get anywhere in their lives.
based on 59 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 7:6-8:11
Views: 34,979
David Scudder avatar
The Fullness of Fearing God
Shared by: David Scudder on Sep, 2007
Summary: The Bible is clear that we should Fear the Lord, but where do we find the motivation to actually do that?
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:13
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 682
Rodney Johnson avatar
Seven Deadly Sins: Pride
Shared by: Rodney Johnson on Aug, 2007
Summary: Discusses the sin of Pride
based on 23 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:13
Views: 6,982
Cindy Breadner avatar
In Praise of Wisdom
Shared by: Cindy Breadner on Jul, 2007
Summary: Proverbs is a book of wonder ... use it to its fullest
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:1-31
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 1,957
Jennifer Casto avatar
Quit Getting Hung By Your Tongue
Shared by: Jennifer Casto on Apr, 2007
Summary: TEXT: Proverbs 18:21 Our Words can bless, encourage, strengthen someone, and can bring the power of God on the scene. But words can also hurt, destroy, kill someone’s reputation, curse and damage people... NKJV reads, “Death and life are in the power
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:21
Denomination: *other
Views: 3,234
Johnny Creasong avatar
Wisdom: Caution: Be Very Afraid
Shared by: Johnny Creasong on Nov, 2006
Summary: I hate idiot lights! Yet wisdom calls for us to heed the warning signals. God has given us warning lights to remind us to fear the Lord!
Series: Wisdom
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:13-23
Denomination: Church Of God
Views: 1,135
Brian La Croix avatar
When the Going Gets Rough
Shared by: Brian La Croix on Nov, 2005
Summary: Message for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church.
based on 14 ratings
Denomination: Wesleyan
Views: 4,739
Ronnie Smith avatar
THE FAVOR OF GOD
Shared by: Ronnie Smith on Jul, 2005
Summary: THE FAVOR OF GOD Proverbs 8: 35For whoso findeth me findeth life, and shall obtain favour of the LORD. Joseph He began with favor from his father from a young age. He found himself thrown in a pit. Then sold to the Midianites – Strife. Hen to Potifh
based on 31 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:35
Denomination: *other
Views: 7,766
Don Jaques avatar
Understanding the Fear of the Lord (Part 2)
Shared by: Don Jaques on May, 2005
Summary: The key to developing an intimate friendship with God is understanding and developing a healthy fear of the LORD.
based on 40 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:13
Views: 3,591
Mike Hays avatar
The Delight of Wisdom
Shared by: Mike Hays on Sep, 2004
Summary: Lady Wisdom explains her sheer delight in being in the presence of Almighty God and witnessing His glory and grandeur. We are encouraged to join her in amazement at God’s ability to construct and sustain the Universe as well as our lives.
based on 51 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 8:22-31
Views: 5,309