Scripturally Based Answers For life's Questions
THE WORLD S WISDOM
There is the wisdom of the world and the wisdom of God. The wisdom from the world does help us in functioning in this world
- Giving guidance for running a business
- Giving instructions for operating a machine
-Giving suggestions about organizing a team, etc.
At its best, this wisdom is only practical. In matters of the soul, godliness, and eternity, the world s wisdom is only foolishness
We can learn from experiences we have and thereby gain some wisdom, but if we want to have God’s wisdom that discerns all aspects of life, we must receive Jesus Christ. God s wisdom. Helps us with earthly, heavenly, and eternal choices. Jesus was made wisdom for us
When I married Natalia I became her husband, I did not change in who I was, but I changed in what I was for her. This is what God did with Jesus Christ, He made Jesus Christ wisdom for us. Those who receive him in theri lives, receive God s wisdom through Him.
Naturally, we trust in the understanding we have in our mind and heart. When we face issues, we draw answers and direction from our understanding, but when we want to operate with God’s wisdom we must not react as we naturally would, but stop and ask God before we act.
Wisdom comes from God, but as we mature in the Christian faith, we receive more and more of it, God s wisdom is within us like it actually is from us, but when we claim it as our own, we end up losing it again. It is not human wisdom and therefor most always be attributed to God.
This is very clearly described in Click-I Corinthians 2:6-16
If you want to be wise, spend time in God’s Word, in prayer and walk closely with God. You will mature more and more in your faith and become a wise person.