"She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to
be compared unto her." Prov. 3:15.
3. What blessings follow the acquisition of wisdom?
"Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honor,
when thou dost embrace her. She shall give to thine head an ornament of grace: a crown
of glory shall she deliver to thee." Prov. 4:8,9.
4. Who gives wisdom?
"For the Lord giveth wisdom?" Prov. 2:6.
5. How may it be obtained?
"If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men
liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him." James 1:5.
6. When Solomon became king, what did he ask the Lord to give him?
"Give me now wisdom and knowledge." 2 Chron. 1:10.
7. How did the Lord regard this request?
"And the speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing."
1 Kings 3:10.
8. How was Solomon's prayer answered?
"And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for
thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine
enemies; . . . behold, I have done according to thy words: lo, I have given thee a wise
and an understanding heart. . . . And I have also given thee that which thou hast not
asked, both riches, and honor." Verses 11-13.
9. Are great men always wise?