Scriptures on Intelligence

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Where is the wise man? Where is the scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? (1 Corinthians 1:20)


Do not deceive yourselves. If anyone of you thinks he is wise by the standards of this age, he should become a “fool” so that he may become wise. (1 Corinthians 3:18)


The man who thinks he knows something foes not yet know as he ought to know. (1 Corinthians 8:2)


Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight. (Isaiah 5:21)


The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile. (1 Corinthians 3:20)


The wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish. (Isaiah 29:14)


For the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than man’s strength. (1 Corinthians 1:25)


Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

(1 Corinthians 8:1)


The arrogant cannot stand in your presence. (Psalm 5:5)


I hate pride and arrogance, evil behavior and perverse speech. (Proverbs 8:13)


Since they have rejected the word of the Lord, what kind of wisdom do they have? (Jeremiah 8:9)


Arrogant lips are unsuited to a fool. (Proverbs 17:7)


I will destroy the wisdom of the wise; the intelligence of the intelligent I will frustrate. (1 Corinthians 1:19)


Not many of you were wise by human standards; not many were influential; not many were of noble birth. (1 Corinthians 1:26)


Bot God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise. (1 Corinthians 1:27)


My message and my preaching were not with the wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, so that your faith might not rest on men’s wisdom, but on God’s power. (1 Corinthians 2:4-5)


For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God’s sight. (1 Corinthians 3:19)


The eyes of the arrogant man will be humbled and the pride of men brought low. (Isaiah 2:11)


Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. (Proverbs 26:12)







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