#9 Wisdom Helps Us Use Time Wisely
Make the Best use of your time
Ephesians 5:15-17, ESV Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
Proverbs 10:23, ESV Doing wrong is like a joke to a fool, but wisdom is pleasure to a man of understanding.
#10 Watch Your Words
Proverbs 17:27-28, ESV Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding. Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent.
Proverbs 11:12, ESV Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense, but a man of understanding remains silent.
Proverbs 11:9, ESV With his mouth the godless man would destroy his neighbor, but by knowledge the righteous are delivered.
#11 Wise People Listen to Advice
Proverbs 12:15, ESV The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.
Proverbs 19:20, ESV Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future.
Proverbs 15:31, ESV The ear that listens to life-giving reproof will dwell among the wise.
#12 Wisdom in Raising Children – Discipline Gives Wisdom
Proverbs 29:15, MSG Wise discipline imparts wisdom; spoiled adolescents embarrass their parents.
#13 Wisdom of Elders – Wisdom is with the aged
Job 12:12-13, ESV Wisdom is with the aged, and understanding in length of days. With God are wisdom and might; he has counsel and understanding.
#14 Fear the Lord, Be Cautious, & Turn Away From Evil
Job 28:28, NASB And to man He said, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.
Proverbs 14:16, ESV One who is wise is cautious and turns away from evil, but a fool is reckless and careless.
#15 Wisdom in Proverbs – Be Wise, Hold Your Temper! Wise Words Gain Favor.
Proverbs 29:11, NASB A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.
Ecclesiastes 10:12, ESV The words of a wise man’s mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him.
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