Wisdom's Final Call
Will you to take your bibles today now and find the book of Proverbs, the book of Psalms that you're so familiar with, turn/right one book, you come to the book of Proverbs. We're still in chapter one today, we've begun a brand new series on God's Way to Health, Wealth and Wisdom. Now, we want to make certain that it's God's health, God's wealth and God's wisdom that we're seeking today. The title of our message today is WISDOM'S FINAL CALL. Proverbs chapter one, beginning in verse twenty. Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets, she crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates, in the city she uttereth her words, saying, how long ye simple ones will ye love simplicity? And the scorners delight in their scorning and fools hate knowledge? Turn you at my reproof, behold I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you, because I called and ye refused. I have stretched out my hand and no man regard it but ye have set at nought all my counsel, and would none of my reproof, I also will laugh at your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh; when your fear cometh as desolation and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you, then shall they call upon me but I will not answer, they shall seek me early but they shall not find me for that they hateth knowledge and did not choose the fear of the Lord. They would none of my counsel, they despised all my reproof, therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way and be filled with their own devices. For the turning away of the simple shall slay them and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them but whoso hearkeneth unto me shall dwell safely and shall be quiet from fear of evil. Now, in this passage of scripture wisdom is spoken of as a person, that is, wisdom has been personified. Now, what you need to learn to day is that the voice of wisdom is the voice of God. When wisdo ...
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