Resources tagged with “Wisdom”
Our words are a window into our hearts and what occupies and preoccupies our minds and feelings. Wise words are honest, few, calm, and apt.Continue
The wisdom literature of the Bible exists primarily in the Hebrew Scriptures but the New Testament capitalizes on the wisdom literature and in Colossians 2:23 and 3:16 the Apostle Paul applies basic themes and structure from the wisdom literature to the Christian doctrine and practice of worship.
In this passage, Paul would have us realize that even truth, that is true knowledge, becomes folly if it is employed to accopmplish an end for which it is not adapted.Continue
In this President's Chapel, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey exhorts from Deuteronomy 4:1-10.Continue
This devotion will suggest that “steadfastness” or “perseverance” is the right notion for James 5:11, not “the patience” of Job. Furthermore, this suggests that James is referring to Canonical Job in its unity, not just the first part of Job.Continue
Psalms 1 and 2 form a two-paneled door which opens on the riches of the Christian life illustrated in the Psalter. The only way into the truly happy life is through the door of wisdom, which is through Christ who is himself the Way and the Life.
How much is enough? In this prayer, we are reminded that we should not be seeking abundance or lack, but sufficiency. Sufficiency prevents us from being prideful or greedy, but allows us to find satisfaction in God alone.Continue
The father seeks to fortify his son against the power of seduction by vividly portraying the consequences of sexual sins, especially adultery, and the joys of proper sexuality with one's wife.Continue
Dr. Horton discusses the nature of biblical wisdom from Proverbs 1:1-10.Continue
Wisdom literature gives us a window into the sufferings of Christ, which help us to understand our own trials as our divine vocation.Continue
Office Hours talks with Dr. J.V. Fesko about Wisdom in Ecclesiastes.Continue
Dr. Bryan Estelle explains how life here on this earth is to stay gray, and that is what we find when we bring the wisdom books of the Bible into dialogue.Continue
Dr. David VanDrunen explains how to understand God's law as a holistic moral order and as a comprehensive call to obey God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength.Continue