09-16-20 Kevin Goins - Proverbs - Only Two Ways part 1

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“Only Two Ways”  
Proverbs 4:10-17 (Part one) 

American Democracy is founded on the idea that we can make our way in life howsoever we desire.  But exactly how many ways are there to go in this life?  Solomon has an answer to that question in our text

I Solomon says wisdom is not only a person to know, but wisdom is also a _____________ to ____________.

A. The first point Solomon makes about wisdom as the way is that there is no ___________ way.

B. The Second point Solomon makes about wisdom as the way is that life is a _________________.

II In the next ___________ verses Solomon tells his son about __________ things that walking the way of wisdom will do for us.

A. First, walking the way of wisdom will _________________ your ____________ (4:10).

1. The focus of a life of wisdom is to know how to avoid the things that t____________ life and how to embrace the things that p______________ life.   

2. We can’t just _________ our children how to avoid danger, we must _____________ them by the way we live our life.

B. Second, walking the way of wisdom will place us on a s_______________ path (4:11).

1. The word translated “guide” is the Hebrew verb from which we get the noun ___________, which is the ________ of ________.

2. With this word “guide,” Solomon makes it clear that he is not talking about ___________ wisdom or the kind that comes with _____________________.

The wisdom he is giving us is a wisdom that comes from ______________ _____________. 

3. The Hebrew word translated “straight” is never used in the Old Testament to refer to something ________________ straight.

This word is always used to refer to m_______________ c________________________.

C. Third, walking the way of wisdom will enable us to make f_______________ p________________ (4:12).

 1. His reference to walking and running is interesting for two reasons:

a. First, because it reminds us of that famous verse in __________ chapter _________. 

b. Second, his reference to walking and running is also interesting because it seems to be a reference to the _______ major _____________ of life.

2. The old walk and the young run, but both can be kept from making progress by o__________________ in their way.

But wisdom can enable us to _______ and __________ the obstacles. 

 

 

 

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