6 ways to become wise

December 3rd, 2015

Wisdom is said to be comprehensive knowledge put into practice. It is more than just knowing something, it is about doing something with it.

So how do we become wise? What things can we do to gain wisdom? Here are six ways to become wise.

  1. Fear and obey the Lord – Psalms 111:10 “Fear of the LORD is the foundation of true wisdom. All who obey His commandments will grow in wisdom. Praise Him forever!”
  2. Walk with the wise – Proverbs 13:20 “Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.”
  3. Ask for it – James 1:5  “If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and He will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking.”
  4. Take advice – Proverbs 13:10  “Pride leads to conflict; those who take advice are wise.”
  5. Walk with Christ – Colossians 2:3  “In Him lie hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”
  6. Study the Proverbs – Proverbs 1:5  “Let the wise listen to these proverbs and become even wiser. Let those with understanding receive guidance.”

So if you want to be wise. Start with these six things and mine the Scriptures for more.

God Bless,
Dave