How to Become a Wise Person

Bible Summary. A wise person has a reverence of God. To be a wise person all we need to do is have a relationship with God that is reinforced by like-minded Christians. A wise person uses his resources diligently and stores up resources purposely for the future. Reading and inquiring of the Bible will make you a wise person. See below for Biblical commentary and advice on how to become a wise person.

How to be a Wise Person

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How to Become a Wise Person: Fear and Reverence the Lord.

A wise person has a reverence of God. A wise person puts God above all persons, things, and ideas. Proverbs 1:7 advises us that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.

Proverbs 1:7, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

How to Become a Wise Person: Be in the Company of Wise People.

Wise persons are not just born wise. Wisdom comes from the company you keep and the experiences that you encounter in life. To be a wise person all we need to do is have a relationship with God that is reinforced by like-minded Christians. Proverbs 13:20 advises us to walk with wise men and we shall be wise.

Proverbs 13:20, “He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.”


How to Become a Wise Person: Be Diligent and Be Prepared for Action.

A wise person uses his resources diligently and stores up resources purposely for the future. A wise person seeks God’s purpose on how best to spent money and consume resources. A wise person does not accumulate resources for their own vanity, but stores up abundance to be ready to do God’s will. Proverbs 21:20 tells us how a wise man is prudent and a good steward over his resources.

Proverbs 21:20, “There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.”

How to Become a Wise Person: Read the Bible.

Reading and inquiring of the Bible will make you a wise person. The Bible is the inspired word of God. God provided the Bible as an instruction manual on what is true, what is not true, what is good, and what is evil. 2nd Timothy 3:15 advises us that the Bible makes one a wise person and provides information essential for eternal salvation.

2nd Timothy 3:15, “And that from a child thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.”