by Ernest Easley

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Wisdom for Wives (3 of 12)
Dr. Ernest L. Easley
Proverbs 31.10-31
May 13, 2001

We now continue our Sunday Night series of
messages under the theme: Got Wisdom? We need to be
like Solomon when God came to him in 2 Chron 1.7 and
said, "Ask! What shall I give you?"
As far as we know... this was the only time God
ever came to man saying, "I'll give you whatever you
want. Your wish is My command!" But that's what we
read in 2 Chronicles 2.7, "Ask! What shall I give
He could have asked for riches or power or
popularity. But do you know how Solomon answered God
that day? It is recorded in 1 Chronicles 1.10, "Now
give me wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and
come in before this people; for who can judge this
great people of Yours?"
And here is how God responded to Solomon's
request: 2 Chronicles 1.11-12, "And God said to
Solomon, 'Because this was in your heart, and you have
not asked riches or wealth or honor or the life of you
enemies, nor have you asked long life, but have asked
for wisdom and knowledge for yourself, that you may
judge My people over whom I have made you king, wisdom
and knowledge are granted to you; and I will give you
riches and wealth and honor, such as none of the kings
have had who have been before you, nor shall any after
you have the life."
And if you continue reading . . . you will discover
that God kept His Word! No wonder Solomon wrote in
Proverbs 8.11, "For wisdom is better than rubies, and
all the thing one may desire cannot be compared with
Proverbs 4.5, "Get wisdom! Get understanding!"
... Verse 7, "Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore
get wisdom. And in all your getting, get
And that is what we are doing on these Sunday
nights: Getting wisdom! Say... Got Wisdom? Well...we
started by looking at Wisdom for Parenting. Last week
we learned Wisdom for Friendships! Now on this
Mother's Day Night. ...

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