1. In Jen's sermon, she addresses the complexity of applying wisdom from Proverbs in our lives. Reflect on Proverbs 8:34-35. How can this passage guide us in our daily practice of seeking wisdom and watching at wisdom's gates?
2. Proverbs 1:1-7 lays out the purpose of the book. In what ways does this introduction shape our approach to understanding and applying the wisdom found in Proverbs? Share examples of how you've used this framework in your life.
3. Jen invites us to discern the appropriate application of wisdom through Proverbs. Discuss how Proverbs 26:4-5 presents seemingly contradictory advice. How do you approach such riddles in scripture, and what does it teach us about dealing with complex situations?
4. Reflecting on the sermon's theme of crafting spaces of love, consider Proverbs 3:3-4, which urges us not to let kindness and truth leave us. How can we actively create environments where both truth and love are upheld?