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Wisdom for Daily Living - Youth (NASB)

Artwork: Sermon On the Mount by Carl Bloch
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Assignment 1

Job 32:8
But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty  gives them understanding.

Psalms 19:7
The law of the LORD is perfect , restoring the soul; The  testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalms 119:98,99
Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they  are ever mine.

I have more insight than all my teachers, For Your  testimonies are my meditation.

Psalms 119:130
The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives  understanding to the simple.

Proverbs 2:6
For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and  understanding.

Proverbs 30:5
Every word of God is tested; He is a shield to those who  take refuge in Him.

2 timothy 3:15,16
And that from childhood you have known the sacred writings  which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to  salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for  teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in  righteousness;

Assignment 2

Job 28:28
And to man He said, 'Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is  wisdom; And to depart from evil is understanding.'

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; Fools  despise wisdom and instruction.

Proverbs 3:7
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away  from evil.

Proverbs 9:10
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the  knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.

Proverbs 14:26,27
In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And his  children will have refuge.

The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, That one may  avoid the snares of death.

Jeremiah 9:23,24
Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom,  and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a  rich man boast of his riches;

But let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands  and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises  lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I  delight in these things," declares the LORD.

Assignment 3

Proverbs 2:1-5
My son, if you will receive my words And treasure my  commandments within you,

Make your ear attentive to wisdom, Incline your heart to  understanding;

For if you cry for discernment, Lift your voice for  understanding;

If you seek her as silver And search for her as for hidden  treasures;

Then you will discern the fear of the LORD And discover the  knowledge of God.

Proverbs 4:5-7
Acquire wisdom! Acquire understanding! Do not forget nor  turn away from the words of my mouth.

Do not forsake her, and she will guard you; Love her, and  she will watch over you.

The beginning of wisdom is: Acquire wisdom; And with all  your acquiring, get understanding.

Proverbs 16:16
How much better it is to get wisdom than gold! And to get  understanding is to be chosen above silver.

Bonus Verse *
James 1:5
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who  gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be  given to him.

* Bonus verses are for bonus blessings. These are not part  of the required memory work.

Assignment 4

Proverbs 26:12
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope  for a fool than for him.

Isaiah 55:8,9
For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My  ways," declares the LORD.

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, So are My ways  higher than your ways And My thoughts than your thoughts.

Romans 11:33
Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge  of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable  His ways!

1 Corinthians 3:18-20
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you thinks that  he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he  may become wise.

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God. For  it is written, "He is THE ONE WHO CATCHES THE WISE IN THEIR  CRAFTINESS


James 3:17
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable,  gentle, reasonable , full of mercy and good fruits,  unwavering, without hypocrisy.

Assignment 5

John 1:1
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God,  and the Word was God.

John 1:14,18
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw  His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father,  full of grace and truth.

No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who  is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.

John 14:9
Jesus said* to him, "Have I been so long with you, and yet  you have not come to know Me, Philip? He who has seen Me has  seen the Father; how can you say, 'Show us the Father'?

1 Corinthians 1:22,24,30
For indeed Jews ask for signs and Greeks search for wisdom;

But to those who are the called, both Jews and Greeks,  Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.

But by His doing you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us  wisdom from God, and righteousness and sanctification, and  redemption,

Colossians 2:8,9
See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy  and empty deception, according to the tradition of men,  according to the elementary principles of the world, rather  than according to Christ.

For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form,

Assignment 6

John 3:14-18
As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so  must the Son of Man be lifted up;

So that whoever believes will in Him have eternal life.

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten  Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have  eternal life.

For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the  world, but that the world might be saved through Him.

He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not  believe has been judged already, because he has not believed  in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

1 Corinthians 2:7-10
But we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, the hidden wisdom  which God predestined before the ages to our glory;

The wisdom which none of the rulers of this age has  understood; for if they had understood it they would not  have crucified the Lord of glory;


For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the  Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God.

Bonus Verse
Acts 2:22,23
Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a  man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and  signs which God performed through Him in your midst, just as  you yourselves know—

This Man, delivered over by the predetermined plan and  foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross by the hands of  godless men and put Him to death.

Assignment 7

Proverbs 3:5,6
Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on  your own understanding.

In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your  paths straight.

Proverbs 4:11,12,18,26
I have directed you in the way of wisdom; I have led you in  upright paths.

When you walk, your steps will not be impeded; And if you  run, you will not stumble.

But the path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,  That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.

Watch the path of your feet And all your ways will be  established.

Proverbs 6:20-22
My son, observe the commandment of your father And do not  forsake the teaching of your mother;

Bind them continually on your heart; Tie them around your  neck.

When you walk about, they will guide you; When you sleep,  they will watch over you; And when you awake, they will talk  to you.

Assignment 8

Proverbs 1:10,15
My son, if sinners entice you, Do not consent.

My son, do not walk in the way with them. Keep your feet  from their path,

Proverbs 2:10-13
For wisdom will enter your heart And knowledge will be  pleasant to your soul;

Discretion will guard you, Understanding will watch over  you,

To deliver you from the way of evil, From the man who speaks  perverse things;

From those who leave the paths of uprightness To walk in the  ways of darkness;

Proverbs 13:15
Good understanding produces favor, But the way of the  treacherous is hard.

Proverbs 14:12
There is a way which seems right to a man, But its end is  the way of death.

Bonus Verse
Proverbs 16:17,18
The highway of the upright is to depart from evil; He who  watches his way preserves his life.

Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before  stumbling.

Assignment 9

Psalms 34:13
Keep your tongue from evil And your lips from speaking  deceit.

Psalms 141:3
Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door  of my lips.

Proverbs 15:1,2
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up  anger.

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable , But the  mouth of fools spouts folly.

Proverbs 16:24
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and  healing to the bones.

Proverbs 21:23
He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from  troubles.

Proverbs 29:20
Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more  hope for a fool than for him.

Colossians 3:8
But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice,  slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

Assignment 10

Proverbs 6:27,28,32
Can a man take fire in his bosom And his clothes not be  burned?

Or can a man walk on hot coals And his feet not be scorched?

The one who commits adultery with a woman is lacking sense ;  He who would destroy himself does it.

Proverbs 16:32
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he  who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler, And whoever is  intoxicated by it is not wise.

1 Corinthians 6:19,20
Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy  Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God , and that you  are not your own?

For you have been bought with a price: therefore glorify God  in your body.

2 Timothy 2:3,4
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.

No soldier in active service entangles himself in the  affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who  enlisted him as a soldier.

Assignment 11

Proverbs 10:1
A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish son is a grief  to his mother.

Proverbs 13:1
A wise son accepts his father's discipline, But a scoffer  does not listen to rebuke.

Proverbs 23:22
Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your  mother when she is old.

Proverbs 24:3,4
By wisdom a house is built, And by understanding it is  established;

And by knowledge the rooms are filled With all precious and  pleasant riches.

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each  other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you .

Ephesians 5:24,25
But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives  ought to be to their husbands in everything.

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the  church and gave Himself up for her,

Ephesians 6:2
HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER (which is the first commandment  with a promise),

Assignment 12

Proverbs 3:13-18
How blessed is the man who finds wisdom And the man who  gains understanding.

For her profit is better than the profit of silver And her  gain better than fine gold.

She is more precious than jewels ; And nothing you desire  compares with her.

Long life is in her right hand; In her left hand are riches  and honor.

Her ways are pleasant ways And all her paths are peace.

She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And  happy are all who hold her fast.

Proverbs 15:16
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great  treasure and turmoil with it.

Proverbs 16:20
He who gives attention to the word will find good, And  blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.

Proverbs 19:23
The fear of the LORD leads to life, So that one may sleep  satisfied, untouched by evil.

Assignment 13

Deuteronomy 6:6,7
These words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on  your heart.

You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk  of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the  way and when you lie down and when you rise up.

Proverbs 13:24
He who withholds his rod hates his son, But he who loves him  disciplines him diligently.

Proverbs 20:7
A righteous man who walks in his integrity— How blessed are  his sons after him.

Proverbs 22:6
Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is  old he will not depart from it.

Proverbs 29:15,17
The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his  own way brings shame to his mother.

Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also  delight your soul.

Ephesians 6:4
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring  them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

Assignment 14

Proverbs 1:5
A wise man will hear and increase in learning, And a man of  understanding will acquire wise counsel,

Proverbs 11:1
A false balance is an abomination to the LORD, But a just  weight is His delight.

Proverbs 11:30
The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life, And he who is  wise wins souls.

Proverbs 16:7
When a man's ways are pleasing to the LORD, He makes even  his enemies to be at peace with him.

Proverbs 18:24
A man of too many friends comes to ruin , But there is a  friend who sticks closer than a brother.

Proverbs 22:1
A good name is to be more desired than great wealth, Favor  is better than silver and gold.

Proverbs 24:5
A wise man is strong , And a man of knowledge increases  power.

James 3:13
Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his  good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.

Assignment 15

Proverbs 31:10-12
An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above  jewels.

The heart of her husband trusts in her, And he will have no  lack of gain. She does him good and not evil All the days of  her life.

Proverbs 31:20
She extends her hand to the poor, And she stretches out her  hands to the needy.

Proverbs 31:25-28
Strength and dignity are her clothing, And she smiles at the  future.

She opens her mouth in wisdom, And the teaching of kindness  is on her tongue.

She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not  eat the bread of idleness.

Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he  praises her, saying:

Proverbs 31:30
Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman who fears  the LORD, she shall be praised.


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