Wisdom’s location disclosed

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?

Pursuing wisdom,

jamie

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Where to find the knowledge you need

Pr. 18:15:  “The heart of the prudent acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.”

Have you ever felt like you were missing something?  I feel that way right now.  I seems like there must be some piece of knowledge that God is trying to reveal to me, but somehow I’m just not getting it.  (My dad always did say I was stubborn)

This morning I asked God to reveal something more of Himself to me.  I asked Him to help me understand what it is He is trying to tell me.  I know my prayer is not in vain because I read in Col. 2:2-3 that all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge are hidden in the Father and in Christ.  I like that!

I’m also reminded again that James 1:5 says, “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.”  As long as I’m looking in the right place, the wisdom that I need will be revealed liberally from the treasures of my Father and His Son.  For these things I am so thankful!

If you need wisdom and knowledge now, join me.  Let’s ask the Ones who hold the treasures.

Seeking to acquire His wisdom,

jamie