Reference

Proverbs 9:7-9, 10:17, 13:13, 15:5, 12, 16:20, 19:25, 25:12, 27:22, 29:1

Connect Groups Study Notes
“Wisdom For The Know-it-all”
Elevated Wisdom Series
December 9, 2018


Warm up
What are you looking forward to the most this Christmas?

Read
Proverbs 9:7-9, 10:17, 13:13, 15:5, 12, 16:20, 19:25, 25:12, 27:22, 29:1

Message Recap
Main idea: Listening sets you apart 

Toddlers, Mockingbirds, Jesters, Deer, Counsellors

Toddlers 1) Have no life, 2) Choose failure over reward
Mockingbirds 1) Are birds of a feather, 2) Respond only to pain
Jesters 1) Resent authority, 2) Don’t change
Deer 1) Advance in life, 2) Treasure advice
Counsellors 1) Get maximum returns on investments

Questions for discussion

  • What to you are some signs of a know-it-all?
    
  • Describe a time where you noticed the tell-tale signs of a toddler, a mockingbird, a jester, a deer, or a counsellor.

Application

  • How well do you seek feedback? Do you think the people around you would describe you as easy to give feedback to or hard?
     
  • In the “Wisdom for the Know-It-All,” what do you think God might be saying to you?

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