Deborah explains how to find comfort and wisdom in the Bible, including specific Scriptures we can pray that point to the answers we seek. Deb is like a mentor to me, and I’m confident you’ll find what she has to say encouraging.
If you need wisdom.
Will you join me in praying to God for wisdom? I’ve found 5 wisdom verses that we can post on our War Room walls to help us. Are you up to the challenge, up to the tested wisdom?
5 Wisdom Verses to Pray When You Need to make a decision
If you need wisdom, ask our gracious God, and He will give it to you; however, be certain that your faith is solely in God; do not waver, for a person with divided loyalty is as unsteady as a wave of the sea.
“Search for them as you would for silver, and you will understand what it means to fear the Lord,” says the Lord. “Search for them as you would for silver, and you will gain knowledge of God, for the Lord grants wisdom!”
Father, help me to know and obey Your perfect will.
Lord, teach me Your truth and give me the courage and strength I need to obey it faithfully. I will study Your Word and learn Your commands, and with Your Spirit’s help, I will do my best to glorify You and obey.
We’re so foolish, Father, looking for worldly wisdom to supplement or replace Your wisdom. Forgive us, Father, and help me see through worldly lies so that I can live for Your glory and follow Your wisdom.
Proverbs 8:12, 33–34
I, Wisdom, live in harmony with good judgment; I know where to find knowledge and discernment. Follow my advice and be wise; happy are those who listen to me, who watch for me daily at my gates, waiting for me outside my home!
Father, I need to make better decisions.
Lord, I want to serve You with everything I am and everything I have; I want the joy that comes from living solely for You; but Father, I need Your grace. I can’t do anything on my own; but by Your grace through Jesus, I can do anything You have planned for me.
“I love them so much,” Jesus writes, “and I want them to know the joy of following Your truth and wisdom.” “I pray that your hearts will be flooded with light so that you can understand the confident hope He has given to those He callsu2014His holy people.”
Father, I know You love my loves even more than I do.
I trust You to care for them. Teach them Your truth, give them Your wisdom, and fill them with Your love. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
What are your favorite wisdom verses to pray?
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Where in the Bible does it say to ask God for wisdom?
If you ask God for wisdom, he will give it to you generously and without finding fault, as James 1:5 says: u201cIf any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.u201d
How do you pray for wisdom and knowledge?
Holy Father, you who are all-knowing and wise, teach me your ways; I seek your wisdom and insight; I want to know and understand; I seek your wisdom so that I can walk in the path you have laid out for me, knowing right from wrong and avoiding temptation and deception.
Who in the Bible asked God for wisdom?
The Old Testament’s King Solomon is synonymous with wisdom, and this passage depicts his prayer for it, which includes a request for knowledge as well. God granted him both, so this is a great example of a prayer for knowledge that worked.
What God says about wisdom?
“Do not forsake wisdom, for she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you,” the Bible says in Proverbs 4:6-7. “Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom; though it cost all you have, get understanding.”
How do you ask Jesus for wisdom?
When you’re seeking God’s wisdom, pray these seven verses.
- U201cAnd he said to man, Behold, the fear of the Lord is wisdom, and to depart from evil is understanding.u201d
- U201cSo teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.u201d
- U201cHappy is the man who finds wisdom, and happy is the man who obtains understanding.u201d
What are the two kinds of wisdom?
The difference between practical and theoretical wisdom, according to this view, is in their objects: practical wisdom is understanding of prescriptive truths or reasons (truths about how we should conduct ourselves, or reasons why we should conduct ourselves in certain ways), whereas theoretical wisdom is understanding of prescriptive truths or reasons (truths about how we should conduct ourselves, or reasons why we should conduct ourselves in certain ways), whereas theoretical wisdom is understanding of prescriptive truths or reasons (truths about how we should conduct ourselves in
What are the 4 types of prayer?
u201cPrayer is the raising of the mind and heart to God or the requesting of good things from God,u201d writes John Damascene. This definition encompasses the four main types of prayer: adoration, contrition, thanksgiving, and supplication.
What is the best prayer to God?
Loved God, I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, strengthen the hands of my healers, and bless the methods used to cure me; give me such faith in the power of your grace that I may put my complete trust in you even when I am afraid; through our Savior Jesus Christ, Amen.
How do I gain more wisdom?
WHERE DO WE GET OUR KNOWLEDGE?
- Try new things.
- Talk to people you don’t know. Talk to people from different backgrounds and perspectives than yours, and pay attention to what you can learn from them.
- Learn the hard way.
- Make mistakes. Experience makes us wiser.
Why did God give King Solomon wisdom?
He sacrificed to God in 1 Kings, and God later appeared to him in a dream, asking what Solomon wanted from God. Solomon asked for wisdom, and God was pleased, promising him great wisdom because he did not ask for self-serving rewards like long life or the death of his enemies.
What is an example of Solomon’s wisdom?
The story of the prostitutes and the child, wisdom literature (Psalms and Proverbs), and the story of Queen Sheba are three examples of Solomon’s wisdom.
What did God give Solomon in addition to wisdom?
God asks King Solomon in a dream what gift he’d like, and Solomon has the option of choosing anything he wants – courage, strength, even money or fame – but he chooses wisdom, so he can make good decisions for his people.
How do you get godly wisdom?
The first and most important thing to understand about wisdom is that it comes from God. Psalm 111:10 NLT says that we can find the “beginning of true wisdom” when we fear the Lord, and that we can “grow in wisdom” when we obey God.
What are some examples of wisdom?
Wisdom is the ability to recognize what is true or right, common sense, or the accumulation of one’s knowledge; for example, the quote “The best mind altering drug is truth” is an example of wisdom.
What the Bible says about wisdom knowledge and understanding?
For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 2:6. Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than the gain from silver, and the profit from her is better than the profit from gold.