Words of Wisdom Podcast

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The Words of Wisdom podcast brings to life the Book of Proverbs so that the listener can learn and appreciate the practical wisdom and value of this important book of the Bible. With insights from the biblical culture as well as helpful explanations about Hebrew poetry, imagery, and themes, Jerry Wierwille takes the listener on a journey to discover and apply the truth in this ancient book, which still speaks to us today!
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Latest Episodes…

  1. Ep 39 – Lady Folly is a Fraud – Pt 1 (Prov. 9:13-18)

    Lady Folly is a personification of the attribute of foolishness. She imitates wisdom as she tries to seduce people to listen to her, offering enticing and appealing things to lure naïve people into her trap. But that is like any replica, it is designed to look like the authentic. If ...

    2021-01-22

  2. Ep 38 – Don’t Mess With A Fool (Prov. 17:12)

    We might think of foolishness as a relatively harmless characteristic of a person, but the Book of Proverbs thinks much differently about it. Foolishness is very harmful and destructive. We might not immediately perceive the wickedness in foolishness, but its consequences will come to bite everyone who is involved. Danger ...

    2021-01-15

  3. Ep 37 – Don’t Misplace Your Confidence (Prov. 25:19)

    What sort of person would you call upon if you were in a pinch and needed help? Should what you know regarding a person’s character affect your degree of confidence in them? Wisdom is about having discernment, and therefore, knowing someone’s character and established pattern of behavior is important for ...

    2021-01-08

  4. Ep 36 – Injustice is an Abomination (Prov. 17.15; 24.23-25)

    Justice is something that Yahweh God cares deeply about. Judicial systems are set up to maintain justice, but they are flawed. Sometimes the innocent are convicted while the guilty go free. In Yahweh’s eyes, any perversion of justice is an abomination. He is disgusted when wrong is called right, and ...

    2020-12-19

  5. Ep 35 – Humility Leads to Glory (Prov. 18:12; 15:33)

    What Proverbs teaches us is that our attitude and way of thinking can send us down two drastically different roads. One ends in disaster, and the other in glory. Pride does bring glory and honor; rather, humility is what does that. When we live with humility, willing to submit to ...

    2020-12-03