Benefits of Wisdom (18): Commendation

Benefits of Wisdom (18): Commendation

A man will be commended according to his wisdom, but he who is of a perverse heart will be despised. – Proverbs 12:8 Another benefit of wisdom is the commendation it earns the one who has it. Wisdom attracts acclaim to the person who demonstrates it. Because wisdom is...
Benefits of Wisdom (17): Maturity

Benefits of Wisdom (17): Maturity

He who is devoid of wisdom despises his neighbor, but a man of understanding holds his peace. – Proverbs 11:12 Another benefit that wisdom bestows is maturity. Wisdom confers those who possess it with the mental and emotional balance needed to put things in...
Benefits of Wisdom (16): Humility

Benefits of Wisdom (16): Humility

When pride comes, then comes shame; but with the humble is wisdom. – Proverbs 11:2 Our reference passage today highlights another unique benefit of wisdom – it makes one humble. Unlike pride which requires little or no effort from anyone, and is a state of being that...
The Three Old Men

The Three Old Men

A woman came out of her house and saw three old men with long white beards sitting in her front yard. She did not recognize them. She said, “I don’t think I know you, but you must be hungry. Please come in and have something to eat.” “Is the...
The Story of the Lazy Bird

The Story of the Lazy Bird

Once there was a rich man who bought two beautiful birds as pets for his garden. The birds were some of the most beautiful birds he had ever seen. He gave the precious birds to his gardener to be trained. Many days passed, then one day the gardener informed the rich...
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