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Prudence


1. Exhibited in the manifestation of God’s grace. Eph 1:8.

2. Exemplified by Christ. Isa 52:13; Mt 21:24-27; 22:15-21.

3. Intimately connected with wisdom. Pr 8:12.

4. The wise celebrated for. Pr 16:21.

5. They who have

a. Get knowledge. Pr 18:15.

b. Deal with knowledge. Pr 13:16.

c. Look well to their goings. Pr 14:15.

d. Understand the ways of God. Ho 14:9.

e. Understand their own ways. Pr 14:8.

f. Crowned with knowledge. Pr 14:18.

g. Not ostentatious of knowledge. Pr 12:23.

h. Foresee and avoid evil. Pr 22:3.

i. Are preserved by it. Pr 2:11.

j. Suppress angry feelings. Pr 12:16; 19:11.

k. Regard reproof. Pr 15:5.

l. Keep silence in the evil time. Am 5:13.

6. Saints act with. Ps 112:5.

7. Saints should especially exercise, in their intercourse with unbelievers. Mt 10:16; Eph 5:15; Col 4:5.

8. Virtuous wives act with. Pr 31:16,26.

9. The young should cultivate. Pr 3:21.

10. Of the wicked

a. Fails in times of perplexity. Jer 49:7.

b. Keeps them from the knowledge of the gospel. Mt 11:25.

c. Denounced by God. Isa 5:21; 29:15.

d. Defeated by God. Isa 29:14; 1Co 1:19.

e. Necessity for-Illustrated. Mt 25:3,9; Lu 14:28-32.

11. Exemplified

a. Jacob. Ge 32:3-23.

b. Joseph. Ge 41:39.

c. Jethro. Ex 18:19-23.

d. Gideon. Jdj 8:1-3.

e. David. 1Sa 16:18.

f. Abigail. 1Sa 25:23-31; 2Sa 15:32-34; 17:6-14.

g. Aged counsellors of Rehoboam. 1Ki 12:7.

h. Solomon. 2Ch 2:12.

i. Nehemiah. Ne 2:12-16; 4:13-18.

j. The Poor Wise Man. Ec 9:15.

k. The Scribe. Mr 12:32-34.

l. Gamaliel. Ac 5:34-39.

m. Sergius Paulus. Ac 13:7.

n. Paul. Ac 23:6.