Knowledge is an accumulation of raw facts, but wisdom is the ability to see people, events, and situations as God sees them.
In the book of Proverbs, the mind of God is revealed in matters high and lofty and in common, ordinary, everyday situations as well. It appears that no topic escapes attention.
Summarizing the book of Proverbs is difficult for unlike many other books of Scripture, there is no particular plot or storyline found in its pages; nor are there any principal characters found in the book. It is wisdom that center - stage a grand, divine wisdom that transcends the whole of history, peoples and cultures. The theme of wisdom and its necessity in our lives finds its fulfillment in Christ.
In Proverbs we are exhorted that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
Those who choose wisdom and follow God will be blessed in numerous ways.
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The use and end of the Proverbs. An exhortation to flee the company
of the wicked: and to hearken to the voice of wisdom.
The advantages of wisdom: and the evils from which it delivers.
An exhortation to the practice of virtue.
A further exhortation to seek after wisdom.
An exhortation to fly unlawful lust, and the occasions of it.
Documents on several heads.
The love of wisdom is the best preservation from being
led astray by temptation.
The preaching of wisdom. Her excellence.
Wisdom invites all to her feast. Folly calls another way.
The Parables of Solomon
In the twenty following chapters are contained many
wise sayings and axioms, relating to wisdom and folly, virtue and vice.
The wise man thinketh humbly of himself. His prayer and
sentiments upon certain virtues and vices.
An exhortation to chastity, temperance, and works of
mercy; with the praise of a wise woman.