PROVERBS 2

5 Outlines

 

Proverbs 2:1-5

THE ROAD TO WISDOM

 

ACCEPT - Vs. 1

For a man to become wise, he must accept Godís Word readily and actually keep them with him in his heart. Psalm 119:11

 

APPLY - Vs. 2

Not only are we to accept Godís word, but we are to apply our ears unto wisdom and our hearts unto knowledge so that we actually do what Godís Word teaches.

 

ASK - Vs. 3

Wise people ask questions.We are wisest when we ask God for knowledge and understanding.

 

ATTEMPT - Vs. 4

There is active effort needed in the search for knowledge and understanding.

 

ATTAIN - Vs. 5

When we practice verses 1-4, we are blessed with the results of Vs. 5. We will ďunderstand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God.Ē

 

 

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Proverbs 2:1-5

KNOWING GOD

 

The goal of our lives should be Vs. 5. We should want to understand the fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of God. To achieve this goal:

 

LET GOD'S WORD INTO YOUR HEART - Vs. 1, Psalm 119:11

 

LISTEN TO GOD'S WORD - Vs. 2a - incline your heart towards wisdom

 

LEARN GOD'S WORD - Vss. 2b, 3 - Apply the heart to understanding and cry out for knowledge.

 

LOOK FOR GOD'S WORD - Vs. 4 - Look for God's Word as you would for treasure.

 

 

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Proverbs 2:1-9

BECOMING WISE

 

How does a man or woman become wise in the eyes of God?

These verses answer that question.

 

THE PATTERN TO FOLLOW Vss. 1-4

1. Receive and Hide Vs. 1

2. Incline and Apply Vs. 2

3. Cry and Lift Vs. 3

4. Seek and Search Vs. 4

 

THE POWER TO FATHOM Vss. 5-8

The Lord gives wisdom, knowledge and understanding. Vss. 5-7

The Lordpreserves His saints. Vs. 8

 

THE PROMISE TO FORESEE Vs. 9

God promises understanding of righteousness, judgment equity, and every good path.

 

 

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Proverbs 2:1-12

BECOMING A WISE MAN

 

MY SEARCH FOR WISDOM - Vss. 1-5

MY SUPPLY FROM GOD - Vss. 6-8

MY SUCCESS AS A WISE MAN - Vss. 9-12

 

 

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Proverbs 2:10-22

WHEN WISDOM ENTERS

 

When wisdom enters our lives there is:

 

DISCRETION - Vss. 10-11

DELIVERANCE - Vss. 12-19

DELIGHT - Vss. 20-22

 

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