Jamaica Patois Wisdom – Awareness

by Jefferson David Tant The Jamaican Patois dialect is colorful, unique, and humorous. It is my desire to share some of the philosophy shown in this mix of colorful phrases that are witty as well as thought-provoking. I hope the readers both profit and enjoy. In my quarter-century plus of teaching there, I have come…

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Wisdom in Picking a Mate

Text: Genesis 2:18-24   I.         The importance of selecting who you will marry             A.        Marriage is intended by God to be a lifetime commitment – Matthew 19:3-6             B.        God hates divorce – Malachi 2:13-16             C.        God law has marriage lasting the life of the parties involved – Romans 7:2-3             D.        It is God’s intention that the time be spent happily…

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Wisdom from Above

by Jefferson David Tant “But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable (easy to be entreated” ASV), full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy” (James 3:17, NASB). Wisdom should be a much-desired quality. We remember when Solomon ascended the throne following his father David, God asked what he would want.…

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Three Roads to Learning

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton I.            There are three roads to learning, whether we talk about school work or Bible study               A.          Prov. 2:6 – The Lord gives wisdom, knowledge, and understanding               B.          Prov. 24:3-4 – Compared to a house                             1.           Knowledge is the comprehension of facts. It fills our minds with pleasant and useful things                             2.           Understanding is the reasoning…

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Wisdom

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton   I.         What would you consider valuable?             A.        Money, home, job, a good life?             B.        Yet there is something more valuable; more important             C.        Today we will talk about wisdom II.        What is wisdom?             A.        Can you name something that is wise?                         1.         Many say an owl is. But it is just a bird                         2.         It’s traits are those…

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I love coming to your site

Question: I love coming to your site to read the scriptures. The lesson about “Wisdom” was great reading and very understanding. Keep up the good work! I’m being more thankful and remembering good things. I’m trying to stay positive because I know Jesus has me. Answer: I’m happy to have been of service.

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Becoming Wise Men

by Steven Harper When Job had suffered some great losses due to the devil’s personal attack on him, we are told “when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. They made an appointment together…

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A Tale of Two Women

Text: Proverbs 1:20-33   I.         Solomon addresses the book of Proverbs to young men – Proverbs 1:8             A.        And in the course of his advice on many subjects, he introduces us to two women: Wisdom and unnamed immoral woman             B.        These aren’t actual women but personifications of two ideas             C.        The question left hanging in the air is which…

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Are we wiser today than prior generations?

Question: I believe that I have wisdom that I have obtained from a society that has evolved. It is because of the Bible, and other resources similar to it, that we as humans have been able to communicate our thoughts and rationalize our actions, but we have only grown from it, not depended upon it. Therefore,…

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Is Jesus the wisdom of God?

Question: I have read that Jesus is called the “wisdom of God” in I Corinthians.  Is he also the wisdom in Proverbs 8? If not, please do show me what or who the wisdom is in Proverbs 8. Thank you, sir. Answer: “For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach…

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