Wisdom And Guidance
Most Relevant Verses
The wise also will hear and increase in learning, and the person of understanding will acquire skill and attain to sound counsel [so that he may be able to steer his course rightly] -- "
Where no wise guidance is, the people fall, but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.
I [the Lord] will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.
In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths.
A wise man is strong and is better than a strong man, and a man of knowledge increases and strengthens his power;
If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.
Lean on, trust in, and be confident in the Lord with all your heart and mind and do not rely on your own insight or understanding.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but he who listens to counsel is wise.
And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon Him -- "the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the reverential and obedient fear of the Lord -- "
Where there is no counsel, purposes are frustrated, but with many counselors they are accomplished.
Every Scripture is God-breathed (given by His inspiration) and profitable for instruction, for reproof and conviction of sin, for correction of error and discipline in obedience, [and] for training in righteousness (in holy living, in conformity to God's will in thought, purpose, and action),
Hear counsel, receive instruction, and accept correction, that you may be wise in the time to come.
My son, hear the instruction of your father; reject not nor forsake the teaching of your mother.
For to the person who pleases Him God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy; but to the sinner He gives the work of gathering and heaping up, that he may give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it.
I thank You and praise You, O God of my fathers, Who has given me wisdom and might and has made known to me now what we desired of You, for You have made known to us the solution to the king's problem.
Whoever is simple (easily led astray and wavering), let him turn in here! As for him who lacks understanding, [God's] Wisdom says to him,
As for these four youths, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom, and Daniel had understanding in all [kinds of] visions and dreams.
Then [my enemies] said, Come and let us devise schemes against Jeremiah; for the law [of Moses] shall not perish from the priest [as this false prophet Jeremiah predicts], nor will counsel from the wise, nor the word from the prophet. Come, let us smite him with the tongue [making a charge against him to the king], and let us not pay any attention to his words.
One thing have I asked of the Lord, that will I seek, inquire for, and [insistently] require: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord [in His presence] all the days of my life, to behold and gaze upon the beauty [the sweet attractiveness and the delightful loveliness] of the Lord and to meditate, consider, and inquire in His temple.
And the Child grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace (favor and spiritual blessing) of God was upon Him.
Where there is no vision [no redemptive revelation of God], the people perish; but he who keeps the law [of God, which includes that of man] -- "blessed (happy, fortunate, and enviable) is he.
- Acquiring Knowledge
- Advice, Bad Human Advice
- Advice, From God
- Advice, Seeking Advice
- Bad Counsel
- Bad Friends
- Being A Leader
- Change And Growth
- Decisions, Guiding Principles Of
- Examples of Leadership
- God Gives Wisdom
- God's Counsel
- God, Wisdom Of
- Good Human Advice
- Growth In Grace
- Guidance And Strength
- Learning From Other People
- Leisure, And Pastimes
- People Overcoming
- Principles Of War
- Protection And Safety