We know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose.
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your opponents will be unable to resist or reply to.
Let no one deceive himself. If any one of you thinks himself wise in this world, let him become a fool in order to become wise.
If any one of you is lacking in wisdom, let him ask it from God, who gives to all freely without reproaching, and it will be given to him.
But the wisdom from on high is first pure, then peaceable, fair-minded, easily persuaded, full of compassion and good fruits, impartial, sincere.
Do not be anxious about to-morrow, for to-morrow will take care of itself. Enough for the day is its own trouble.
and you have forgotten the encouragement which reasons with you as with sons, "My son, do not think slightingly of the discipline of the Lord and be not faint-hearted when reproved by him:
for whom the Lord loves he disciplines and scourges every son whom he receives as his own."
Be strictly careful, then, how you live, not as unwise but as wise.
Buy up the opportunity, because these are evil days.
Whatever you do, do it heartily as for the Lord and not for men,
for you know that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. You are slaves to the Lord Christ.
The Queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with this generation and will condemn it, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, and more than Solomon is here.
to God, the only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for the ages of the ages!
Behave wisely towards outsiders, buying up the opportunity.
Let what you say be always with grace, seasoned with salt. Know how you should answer each one.
O the depth of the wealth both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, how untraceable his ways!
23 but we proclaim Christ crucified, to Jews a stumbling block, to Gentiles folly,
24 but to those who are called, whether Jews or Greeks, Christ, the power of God and the wisdom of God.
25 For God's foolishness is wiser than men and God's weakness is stronger than men.
though you do not know what your life will be like on the morrow. For you are a vapor that appears for a little while and then disappears.
that your hearts may be encouraged and that joined together in love you may reach all the wealth of the full assurance of insight into the knowledge of the mystery of God, which is Christ.
In him all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge lie hidden.
To him who is able to do far beyond all we ask or think by the power that works in us,
to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus through all the generations of the ages! Amen.
THIS third time I am coming to you. "By the evidence of two witnesses, or three, every matter shall be proved."
Who is wise and intelligent among you? Let him show out of the noble life that he lives his works in wise gentleness.
We do speak wisdom among the mature, but a wisdom not of this world nor of the defeated rulers of this world.
But we speak a wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God predestined before the world began for our glory.
Do not judge by appearances, but judge fair judgment."
The message of Christ must dwell in you richly, as you teach in all wisdom and admonish one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs and sing with grace in your hearts to God.
"Every one, therefore, who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house upon the rock;