Since the Bible is the Word of God, every word in it is wise and true. But some verses stand out as favorites. These favorite, memorable passages teach us about love, right living, how to make wise choices, and more. Here are twenty-one scriptures that can help us to grow in wisdom in every area of life.
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In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;
- Ephesians 6:16
For the LORD is righteous; he loves righteous deeds; the upright shall behold his face.
- Psalm 11:7
Keep hold of instruction, do not let go, guard her, for she is your life. Do not enter the path of the wicked, and do not walk in the way of the evil.
- Proverbs 4:13-14
“You have led in your steadfast love the people whom you have redeemed; you have guided them by your strength to your holy abode.
- Exodus 15:13
Your testimonies are wonderful, therefore my soul keeps them. The unfolding of your words gives light, it imparts understanding to the simple.
- Psalm 119:129-130
For God is not a God of confusion but of peace. As in all the churches of the saints,
- 1 Corinthians 14:33
But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.
- Acts 5:29
A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
- Proverbs 10:4
Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
- 3 John 1:11
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.
- James 1:5
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”
- John 8:12
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
- 1 Corinthians 13:1
And he said to man, ‘Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, and to turn away from evil is understanding.’”
- Job 28:28
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
- Hebrews 11:1
The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
- Psalm 27:1
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
- Proverbs 3:5
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
- Philippians 4:7
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
- John 14:27
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.
- James 1:12
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
- Philippians 4:13
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
- Joshua 1:9
We can find wisdom anywhere in the Bible. Which of these verses speaks the most to you? Do you have a favorite verse of wisdom that’s not on this list?