Wisdom

Wisdom and Wealth | Proverbs |
What’s the wise thing to do with your money? Should you save or spend? Invest to leave an inheritance? In this, the final sermon in our Proverbs series, we consider wisdom and wealth. Outline The Blessing of Wealth (Proverbs 3:9-18) The wisdom of financial caution (Proverbs 22:7, 26-27) The wisdom of generosity (Proverbs 22:9, 16, 22-23, 28)

Wisdom and Wedlock | Proverbs |
What does the voice of wisdom say for marriage or singleness? Outline Danger (Proverbs 5:1-14; 1 Corinthians 6:15-20) Delight (Proverbs 5:15-23, Proverbs 21:19) but I’m talking about… (Ephesians 5:31-33)

Wisdom and Words | Proverbs |
Small words can have a big impact, and all too often they can lead to hurt and trouble. In this message from Proverbs we heard about the most dangerous part of our bodies—the tongue. Outline A word in time (Proverbs 26:4-7) The trouble with words (Proverbs 26:17-28) Speaking from the heart (Luke 6:43-45)

Wisdom and Work | Proverbs |
How can we work wisely? In this message, we hear how the Proverbs encourage hard, honest work. Outline Hard work Honest work … for the Lord (Colossians 3:15-16)

Wisdom Calls | Proverbs 1:1-9; 8:1-11 |
How do we measure wisdom? How do we assess whether a certain decision is wise? How can we know if we’re wise? Where do we hear the voice of wisdom? Outline To know God’s wisdom (Proverbs 1:1-9) The voice of Wisdom (Proverbs 8:1-11) Listen to Jesus’ Wisdom (Matthew 7:24-29)

God’s Foolish Wisdom | 1 Corinthians 1:18-2:5 |
Where do you think true wisdom and power are found? As we begin our series on the voice of wisdom heard in Proverbs, we first look to the unexpected ‘right-way-up’ wisdom of the cross. It’s Christ crucified that is the centre of all God’s wisdom. Outline The world’s wisdom destroyed (1:18-25) Shown in… who God saves (1:26-31) how God saves (2:1-5) Hearing the voice of the cross

Justice and Judgment | Micah 6:9-16 |
Where do you think real wisdom is found? In this message from Micah, we hear how true wisdom is found, not in getting away with lies and deception, but fearing God. Outline Wise fear (v9) Injustice and Unfaithfulness (vv10-12) Frustrated to futility (vv13-15) Walking away from God (v16) Fearing the God of Judgment and Justice

Wisdom From the Spirit | Ephesians 5:15-21 |
How can you respond wisely in a rapidly changing world? In this message, we hear what God says about walking in wisdom in evil days. Outline Live wisely in evil days (vv15-17) Don’t be filled with wine (v18) Be filled by the Spirit Singing to each other (v19) Singing to the Lord (v20) Submitting to one another (v21) The days are evil. Are you living wisely?

A Heart of Wisdom | Psalm 90 |
What are we to learn from God in this unsettled time of uncertainty? This Sunday we begin a short series hearing some Psalms of Comfort, as together we draw near to God. Outline God’s Eternity (vv1-3) Deuteronomy 33:27 Our Frailty (vv4-6) Our Failing (vv7-11) Ask God for Wisdom and Comfort (vv12-17) 1 Corinthians 1:22-25