Trustworthy Wisdom@Work

A Repository of Wisdom from Trusted Sources

Wisdom's Promises to Those who Act Wisely

“My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you...
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Wisdom's Pronouncement to the Foolish

“Because I have called and you refused to listen, have stretched out my hand and no one has heeded, because you have ignored all my counsel and would have...
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Wisdom's Pledge to the Foolish

“If you turn at my reproof, behold, I will pour out my spirit to you; I will make my words known to you... but whoever listens to me will...
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Wisdom's Plea to the Foolish

“Wisdom cries aloud in the street, in the markets she raises her voice; at the head of the noisy streets she cries out; at the entrance of the city...
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Wisdom's Warning to the Greedy

“For in vain is a net spread in the sight of any bird, but these men lie in wait for their own blood; they set an ambush for their...
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A Wise Response to Sinful Enticements

“My son, if sinners entice you, do not consent. If they say, “Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood; let us ambush the innocent without reason;...
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A Wise Response to Parental Instruction

“Hear, my son, your father’s instruction, and forsake not your mother’s teaching, for they are a graceful garland for your head and pendants for your neck.” (Proverbs 1:8–9, ESV) ...
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A Wise Response to Solomon's Proverbs

“Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance, to understand a proverb and a saying, the words of the wise and their...
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Solomon's Proverbs have Real Value

“The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: To know wisdom and instruction, to understand words of insight, to receive instruction in wise dealing, in righteousness, justice,...
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Five Wise 'Do Not's'

“Do not withhold good from those who deserve it, when it is in your power to act.  Do not say to your neighbor, ‘Come back later; I’ll give it...
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Rewards for Being Competent & Discrete

“Maintain your competence and discretion. My son, don’t lose sight of them. They will be life for you and adornment for your neck. Then you will go safely on...
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Creation was Established by Wisdom

“The LORD founded the earth by wisdom and established the heavens by understanding. By His knowledge the watery depths broke open, and the clouds dripped with dew.” (Proverbs 3:19–20) ...
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The Supreme Value of Wisdom

“Happy is a man who finds wisdom and who acquires understanding, for she is more profitable than silver, and her revenue is better than gold. She is more precious...
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Rewards for Submitting to the LORD's Discipline

“Do not despise the LORD’s instruction, my son, and do not loathe His discipline; for the LORD disciplines the one He loves, just as a father, the son he...
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