Bible Study Lesson:
Proverbs 12: 1-28
What are the characteristics of wise man according to Proverbs 12?
- Ready to accept criticism
- Ready to admit correction
- His plans are just
- Built his house on rock, strong foundation
- He cares for the needs of his animals!
- Knows how to escape from trouble
- Ready to listen to advice
- He overlooks the insult
- His testimonies are true – Trustworthy
- His speech brings healing
- Joy in his heart
- Keeps his knowledge to himself, ?? uses wisely!
- He is cautious in his friendship
- His ways lead to life and immortality
Ask yourself following questions, and think of any situations in which you acted in certain ways.
- How do I react to criticism? (Positive or negative)
- Do I admit mistakes and accept corrections?
- How do I plan my daily activities? (Keep it to last moment!)
- What is the basis or motivation of my actions? (Why do I do what I do?)
- Do I take counsel for important decisions?
- How do I react to insult?
- Am I trustworthy to others?
- How do I make friends?
- Am I a good administrator of my time? (Diligence and Discipline)
- Also check out: Proverbs – The Navigators
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