Finding Wisdom

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. (2 Cor 4:18) Our whole body is involved in the search for wisdom. We incline our ears to wisdom, we apply our heart to understanding, our mouth cries after knowledge, we lift our voices up for spiritual intelligence. We relentlessly search for wisdom as we would for priceless treasures. At some point we realize Continue reading Finding Wisdom

Whose voice are you listening to?

Out in the open wisdom calls aloud … in the public square … at the city gate she makes her speech … Repent at my rebuke! Then I will pour out my thoughts to you, I will make known to you my teachings. (Prov 1:20a,23 NIV) Out of the myriad of voices calling out to you in the middle of where you work and live, is the voice of God. God freely, tenderly, and passionately calls you to trust him Continue reading Whose voice are you listening to?

Wisdom

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge (Prov 1:7a). There are aspects of our experience that transcend our human understanding, that don’t fit into nice logical formulae. At those times when we pause to reflect on “how then can anyone understand their own way?” Wisdom would answer that “A person’s steps are directed by the Lord” (Prov 20:24). There are times in life when it is challenging to distinguish truth from falsehood and we need words of Continue reading Wisdom