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Summary: To show that GOD sees better those with wisdom and understanding rather than those who have gold and silver.

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I. EXORDIUM:

Do you have wisdom and understanding?

Yes. I'm hearing and doing GOD's WORDS.

II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:

Believers/unbelievers

III. OBJECTIVES:

To show that GOD sees better those with wisdom and understanding rather than those who have gold and silver.

IV. TEXT:

Proverbs 16:16 (Amplified Bible)

How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

V. THESIS:

Praise, worship, glorify, adore, bless, honor, acknowledge and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You have given me wisdom and understanding through hearing and doing Your WORDS.

Deuteronomy 4:5-6 (Amplified Bible)

Behold, I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God commanded me, that you should do them in the land which you are entering to possess.

So keep them and do them, for that is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples who, when they hear all these statutes, will say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.

VI. TITLE:

Better to get wisdom and understanding

VII. EXPLICATION:

A. Author: Solomon

B. Chief Purpose: to give moral instruction

C. Key text: Proverbs 1:4 (New Living Translation, Second Edition)

These proverbs will give insight to the simple, knowledge and discernment to the young.

D. Key thought: fear of the LORD

VIII. MAIN BODY:

Proverbs 16:16 (Amplified Bible)

How much better it is to get skillful and godly Wisdom than gold! And to get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver.

Proverbs 16:16 (King James Version)

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!

A. Wisdom is better than gold.

"How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!"

Proverbs 3:15-18 (Amplified Bible)

Skillful and godly Wisdom is more precious than rubies; and nothing you can wish for is to be compared to her.

Length of days is in her right hand, and in her left hand are riches and honor.

Her ways are highways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

She is a tree of life to those who lay hold on her; and happy (blessed, fortunate, to be envied) is everyone who holds her fast.

Proverbs 4:7 (Amplified Bible)

The beginning of Wisdom is: get Wisdom (skillful and godly Wisdom)! [For skillful and godly Wisdom is the principal thing.] And with all you have gotten, get understanding (discernment, comprehension, and interpretation).

Proverbs 8:10-11 (Amplified Bible)

Receive my instruction in preference to [striving for] silver, and knowledge rather than choice gold,

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.

Wisdom or "chokmah" in Hebrew means skillful wisdom, wisely, wit

It is better to have than gold because it can manage gold, rather than having gold without wisdom and gold will manage you.

James 1:5 (Amplified Bible)

If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.


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