Ecclesiastes – The Wisdom of Wisdom
This morning we explored four points relating to the wisdom of wisdom. 1) Wisdom is helpful to life; 2) wisdom is not the fix or guarantee for life; 3) Jesus has become perfect wisdom for us; 4) we focus on Jesus and His wisdom first and foremost.
Q. Review Ecclesiastes chapter 8. What good observations does Solomon make regarding wisdom; what negative observations does he express?
Q. Think of an occasion when all the wisdom in the world didn’t solve or couldn’t predict your situation.
Read and ponder James 3:14-18.
Q. What does James have to say about wisdom? How does it apply to life in the world around us?
Read and ponder Job 28. Summarize the chapter in your own words.
Q. How does the ‘Fear of God’ relate to the topics discussed from Ecclesiastes 8 and 1 Corinthians 1:30? Specifically, what is the relationship between ‘Focusing on Jesus’ and the ‘Fear of God’?