Wisdom is knowing the right thing to do in the great majority of life situations the moral rules don’t address. One of the areas where you will have a mess of a life if you only follow the rules and don’t have wisdom is the area of money.

People who only look to the rules in the area of money are going to be destructively unwise in their lives. According to the book of Proverbs, if you want to be wise in the area of money, finances, wealth and possessions, you need to know three things. You need to know the power of money, the reasons for the power of money, and how to break the power of money and properly use it in your life.

This sermon was preached by Rev. Timothy Keller at Redeemer Presbyterian Church on October 31, 2004. Series "Proverbs: True Wisdom for Living". Scripture: Proverbs 10:15-16; 11:1,4,24,26; 13:21,23; 30:8b-9.

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