Teachings tagged with ‘wisdom’

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“The Leader” vs. “Providing Leadership”

One of the things that commonly prevents fellowships, home groups, and churches from forming is the issue of who is going to be the leader. Several scenarios are typical. A natural leader arises from a group and assumes responsibility for moving it along. Sometimes this works, if the leader is a kind and sensitive person […]

The Wise, The Fool, & The Wicked

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The book of Proverbs tells us that its purpose is for “attaining wisdom and discipline,” which it does by showing people what is “right, just, and fair.” One of the principle ways it does this is by showing us the ways of the wise and comparing them to the fool and the wicked. In this […]

Living Wisely

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Far too often people endure hardship and difficulty because of the foolish choices they make. Despite God clearly telling us that “Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom” (Prov. 4:7), there is not nearly as much talk about, or pursuit of wisdom in Christianity as there ought to be. For example, when was the last time […]

Walking in Wisdom

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In this teaching, Dan Gallagher demonstrates through the life of King Solomon that we will not be able to walk in wisdom year after year unless we have godly character. Wisdom may show us the right path, but it is our character that enables us to walk…

Proverbs: Wisdom for All Ages

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This teaching examines some of the structure of Proverbs, and show that the famous section of chapter 31:1-31 is not speaking about a “virtuous woman,” but is rather figurative language regarding “women” called “Wisdom and “Folly.”