6”Wisdom is a gift from a generous God,
And every word He speaks is full of revelation
And becomes a living fountain of
Understanding within you.” Proverb 2:6 TPT
King Solomon is said to be the wisest man who ever lived. He asked God for wisdom rather than riches and fame, God was so please with him that He gave him all three. Today more than ever we need divine wisdom in the perilous time we are living. Wisdom is a precious commodity in a Christian’s life. A sentiment echoed throughout the bible. In James 1:5, James urges the believer to ask God for wisdom which God gives liberally. Wisdom, is to know what to do; and understanding is to know when and how to do it.
I overheard two men talking about wisdom two years ago at an airport. The younger man spoke with a lot of respect and admiration and finally asked “How did you get so wise?” to which the older man responded: “I have been reading the book of Proverbs every month for twenty some odd years.” That’s all I needed to hear, I made a mental note to start the very next day.
I have been pursuing after divine wisdom for the past two years. I wish I had known about this sooner. I could have spared myself a lot of pain. It works; you truly become what you behold! The book of Proverbs teaches us how to live life well. It includes foundation truths about relationship with God and men, developing godly character, health, finances. I read the book of Proverbs in at least four different translations until I discovered The Passion Translation last year. I just love The Passion Translation, it takes the book of Proverbs to a different level. You too can seek after divine wisdom. Give it a try, you won’t regret it.