Aging Gracefully Challenge - Day 28 - The Benefits of Wisdom

For the past few days we have been looking at different aspects of wisdom. Today we are looking at the Benefits of Wisdom. 

Proverbs lists over 100 benefits of wisdom. Here are just a few

Proverbs 3:4 – Wisdom gives favor, good understanding and high esteem in the sight of God and man

Proverbs 8:34 – Wisdom leads to favor from the Lord

Proverbs 12:2- The wise obtains favor from the Lord

Proverbs 14:35 – The wise have the king’s favor

Proverbs 10:27 - The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord prolongs one’s days

Proverbs 11:19 – Being steadfastly righteousness attains life

Proverbs 14:27 – Worshiping God is a fountain of life and one avoids the snares of death

Proverbs 3:16 – Length of days is in her right hand and in her left are riches an honor

Proverbs 10:29 – Following God’s way gives strength and protection

Proverbs 11:8 – The righteous are delivered out of trouble

Proverbs 12:21 - No [actual] evil, misfortune, or calamity shall come upon the righteous

Proverbs 4:6 – Wisdom will keep, defend, protect and guard us

Proverbs 10:32 – The wise know what is acceptable to say

Proverbs 16:22 – Understanding is a wellspring of life

Proverbs 15:32 – Because they accept reproof they get understanding

Proverbs 8:14 – Wisdom has counsel and knowledge, understanding, might and power

Proverbs 10:6 – The wise are blessed

Proverbs 11:10 – Things go well for the righteous

Proverbs 11:23 – The desires of the wise brings only good

Proverbs 14:20 – Loving kindness, mercy, loyalty and faithfulness comes to them

Proverbs 15:30 – They are happy and healthy

Proverbs 10:28 - The hope of the righteous (the upright, in right standing with God) is gladness

Proverbs 12:20 - For the counselors of peace there is joy

Proverbs 10: 1 - Wisdom makes your parents happy

Proverbs 10:22 – They are truly rich and don’t have to toil for it

Proverbs 10:4 – Through hard work, the wise become wealthy

Proverbs 12:27 - The diligent man gets precious possessions

Proverbs 8:18 – Wisdom has riches and honor, enduring wealth and righteousness

Day 28 Challenge – Choose an area listed above and ask God specifically for benefits in that area.

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