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A Word to the Wise

1-31-2015 – A Word to the Wise: I find this interesting since the woman is the first to show an interest in wisdom. In my experience, the man seeks wisdom and insight when he must. Ask any counselor who comes for counseling. Most counselors will say their schedules are mostly filled by women. Spend time in any bookstore and observe who is buying the self-help books. Do you know why?

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A Word to the Wise

1-27-2015 – A Word to the Wise: Wise women have always been a part of society. It is instructive that the word wisdom in its various forms in Greek, Hebrew, and Akkadian, embraces the feminine usage. The noun forms of the word in these languages tend to be feminine.

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A Word to the Wise

1-26-2015 – A Word to the Wise: A woman acquires knowledge, distills it, and applies it to relationships. After a woman distills the knowledge, she assimilates it then disseminates it through wise behavior.

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A Word to the Wise

1-20-2015 – A Word to the Wise: The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom for both men and women, and both get wisdom by asking it of God. A man begins to acquire wisdom through study and gaining knowledge, but a woman acquires it through heeding the direct prompting of God’s spirit.

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A Word to the Wise

1-17-2015 – A Word to the Wise: A woman’s source is her spirit and her heart. The wisdom of either is equal but their purposes are different. Whereas the ultimate purpose for the man is to render justice, a woman’s wisdom provides protection to her family and community.

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A Word to the Wise

1-10-2015- A Word to the Wise: So how does one obtain wisdom? Men and women acquire wisdom differently. Men, for the most part, depend on biblical studies to acquire wisdom. They do word studies, cultural analysis, linguistic searches, historical inquiries, and so on. These resources all lead to wisdom through use of the mind. Men will turn thoughts over and analyze them from different perspectives.  This analysis produces insight which the man disseminates through teaching.

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A Word to the Wise

1-7-2015 Now, this matter of faith is vital because authority, wisdom, and faith are tied together. Authority is the cornerstone upon which wisdom stands. From authority extends the fear of the Lord which is the foundation for wisdom.

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