Biblical Illuminations
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Wisdom Sermon Illustrations

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. So says the book of Proverbs. In the book of James we find the additional instruction that anyone who lacks wisdom can simply ask God, because God is generous, and gives liberally (generously) to all who ask. God is, after all, the author and creator of all knowledge and wisdom!

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Respect for Elders - a lesson involving puppets!
Analyzing how I interact with my ventriloquial figures (puppets), brings me to an interesting lesson about age and respect.
Honey, Pepperoni, and Self Control - Lesson From Proverbs 25
Proverbs 25 talks about knowing when enough is enough, and having self control to stop. An illustration involving eating too much pepperoni.
Ask For Wisdom: an Illustration from Physics Class
Ask For Wisdom: When we ask God for wisdom, we can trust that he is not just knowledgeable, but also generous to give His wisdom

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