More than just simple sayings, Proverbs orients us on how to live wisely, with God’s intended flow for the universe. As Eugene Peterson says, wisdom is the “art of living skillfully in whatever actual conditions we find ourselves in.” But what is wisdom? Where do you get it?
For the rest of the summer we’ll be seeking to understand what Proverbs has to say about how living a wise life informs our character, our finances, our work, rest, friendship, sexuality, and how we use our words. Proverbs aids us in pressing the big truths we believe about God into the day to day lives we live.