Problem-Solving See also Faith; God, Access to; Holy Ghost, Gifts of; Prayer; Repent fools despise wisdom and instruction, Prov. 1:7. acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths, Prov. 3:6. with all thy getting get understanding, Prov. 4:7. he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise, Prov. 12:15. Without counsel purposes are disappointed, Prov. 15:22 (11:14). Ask, and it shall be given you, Matt. 7:7 (3 Ne. 14:7). Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, Matt. 11:28. come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting, Mark 9:29. sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, Luke 14:28. abide in me, and my words abide in you, John 15:7. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, James 1:5. Have ye inquired of the Lord, 1 Ne. 15:8. words of Christ will tell you all things, 2 Ne. 32:3. seek not to counsel the Lord, but to take counsel, Jacob 4:10. they had the spirit of prophecy, and … of revelation, Alma 17:3. Counsel with the Lord in all thy doings, Alma 37:37. by … the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things, Moro. 10:5. study it out in your mind; then you must ask, D&C 9:8. ye are commanded in all things to ask of God, D&C 46:7. He that is faithful and endureth shall overcome, D&C 63:47. that your bodies and your minds may be invigorated, D&C 88:124. if any man … seeketh not my counsel, he shall have no power, D&C 136:19. See also Gen. 32:24–29; Enos 1:2–6.