Foolishness and Wisdom

Wisdom is about finding out what you should do and start doing it. 

If you want to be wise, hang out with wise people. Choose my teaching instead of silver. Choose knowledge rather than fine gold Proverbs 8:10

What are some of the characteristics of wisdom…builds up others; king; respectful; brings peace, it’s from God. My friends are loving and kind because they say words to build me up instead of tearing me down.

What are some of the characteristics of foolishness…can be selfish; embarrassing, regret it later; stressful.

God puts people in our lives so that we can learn from each other. When we choose friends and we make wise choices it is pleasing to God. What things will you look for when choosing wise friends? I would choose honest, loving, etc.

When you are not sure what to do, the first thing to do is to ask God for wisdom. Dear god, thank
you for sharing your wisdom with us. We want to pray for wisdom about _________. Teach us to be wise in the friends we choose. Help us to always remember, if you want to be wise, hang out with wise people. Thanks for the wisdom you give us God. Amen

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