Proverbs 1:7, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.” 1 Corinthians 1:25, “…the foolishness of God is wiser than man’s wisdom.”
“The genesis of wisdom is God!” HQ is the most popular app on the market right now. This highly addictive live trivia game tests your knowledge on any number of trivia topics, and includes a big payout for the winners. Our world values knowledge to the point that we are willing to pay big money to those who have it. But knowledge, while helpful in certain aspects of life, is not the key to a truly successful life. True success is living the life God has in store for us; it is seeing life through his perspective. The only way we can do that is by gaining wisdom. And the only way we gain wisdom is by relying on God. Remember: there’s a difference between knowledge and wisdom. Knowledge is good; wisdom leads to God! Which one are you truly pursuing?
The book of Proverbs is one of the most applicable books ever written. These 31 chapters are packed with wisdom that God wants us to download for life. Begin reading one chapter of Proverbs each day for the next 31 days. Each day, before you read, ask God to help you see life through his perspective!
God, thank you for your wisdom. As I seek to live the life you have in store for me, help me to have the discernment to know the difference between knowledge and wisdom, and to seek those things that lead me back to you! Amen.