What are three things you've pursued in the past week?
According to Proverbs 1:2-3, what are some of the benefits of attaining wisdom?
What do you think it means to live a "disciplined and prudent life"? Who is someone you would describe as a prudent person? What makes them prudent?
Four kinds of people are listed in Proverbs 1:4-5. With which of these people do you most identify? Why?
Which of these four people would you most like to imitate? Why?
Proverbs 1:7 names the one kind of person who will never attain wisdom. In your opinion, what kind of behavior makes someone a fool?
What advise would you give to a fool?
Proverbs 1:7 says "The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge". What do you think it means to "fear the LORD?"
Talk about something in your past about which you were obsessed. How did you demonstrate your obsession?
Read Proverbs 2:1-4. What obsession is the author of Proverbs encouraging? How would someone behave who was obsessed with obtaining wisdom?
Read Proverbs 2:5. What is the result of being obsessed with wisdom?
What is one step you can take this week to pursue wisdom?