The Hero's Journey - Week 1
Who in your personal life is the wisest person you know?
What about them makes them wise?
Read Proverbs 1:
What are some of the reasons Solomon gives us for desiring Wisdom?
If you had to use another name for the wisdom he is offering, what would it be? What word would describe the absence of this wisdom?
If you had to use another word for “fear of the Lord", what would that be?
In verse 20, Wisdom is portrayed as a woman. Why do you think that is? Find the other verses in these 4 chapters that describe wisdom as a woman.
Read Proverbs 2
In verse 12-17 What does wisdom save us from?
Read Proverbs 3
Verse 5-7: What does this verse have to do with prioritizing all of the learnings we gather through our lives?
Read Proverbs 4
In verse 3 and 4, there is a transition from the mother to the father. What does this tell us about the role of families in raising children?
Read 1 John 2:15-17
How is John’s warning about loving the world similar to Solomon’s call to wisdom?
Read 1 Corinthians 6:18
Is the over sexualization of society a new problem? What solution is proposed in these verses?
What is the difference between wisdom and knowledge?
In what ways will you seek wisdom as opposed to knowledge throughout this study?
How can your group encourage you?