Pr. 8:20: “I traverse the way of righteousness, in the midst of the paths of justice,”
Have you been looking for wisdom? Just last night I prayed for the Lord to give my family and me wisdom. Perhaps you’ve done the same a time or two.
This morning I found out where wisdom likes to hang out. Not only was wisdom with God at the beginning of His way (Pr. 8:22), but she travels through righteousness, down the paths of justice.
If we’re hoping that we’ll make the choices that will lead us to righteousness or justice, then wisdom is definitely the one we want to follow! She is going the way we need to go! She’s got the inside track on the hippest places to be.
So, how do we find her in the first place? James 1:5 tells us that if any one of us lacks wisdom, we just have to ask God, who gives to us all generously and without finding fault, and He will give it to us.
It’s easy. We ask for her. He gives her to us generously, and then we follow her.
She calls aloud outside…raises her voice in the open squares. (Pr. 1:20) She cries out, and understanding lifts up her voice. (Pr. 8:1) I could go on and on, but God’s Word is full of wisdom.
We ask God for wisdom. He gives it. We continue to follow it by continuing to stay in His Word and following what the wisdom of His Word tells us. The Holy Spirit continues to guide us in all wisdom and truth as we walk daily, and we just continue to follow…through righteousness…down the paths of justice.
Oh man, as I’m reminded of all the scriptures about how wisdom pursues us, rewards us, and cries out for us, it makes me not just want to follow her…but to pursue her! You with me?