WED: “The Fear of the Lord is Wisdom to Live Wisely”

TEXT:  JOB 28:23-28

  1. Truly knowing God accurately is critical to the Fear of the Lord
    1. God knows and sees all
    2. God is all powerful over all of His creation  See also John 1:3;  Colossians 1:15-17
    3. God is the ultimate authority over all things
  2. God speaks to us if we will listen
    1. He speaks to those people who will listen
    2. He speaks, but we must give attention to Him
    3. He speaks to us in many ways
      1. Through His:  Written Word; Living Word; Holy Ghost; faithful servants
  3. What God says is for our benefit if we will hear it
    1. It is always true & right because it is from God     Titus 1:2;  Numbers 23:19
    2. It is always worth hearing & heeding
    3. It will always work & benefit our life
      1. The fear of the Lord, that is wisdom
      2. To depart from evil is understanding     II Peter 1:3-4
      3. To understand God’s wisdom is to depart from evil     Psalm 34:11-17;  Proverbs 3:5-8