Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Pro 9:1 Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars:

I. Fear of the Lord Ps 111:10, Pro 1:7
II. Understanding Pro 4:7
III. True Riches Pro 8:11, 16:16, 23:23
IV. Discretion (carefully chosen words) Pro 10:13, 31, 18:4
V. Humility 11:12, 15:33
VI. Patience 11:12
VII. Righteousness Pro 15:21

These are the pillars of a good life. As Jesus said, the wise man built his house upon the rock. Building on any thing else is foolish. Build your house on the foundation of Christ and using the pillars of wisdom.

Pro 24:3 Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:

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