Saturday, September 5, 2015

Wisdom Personified

September 5

Daily Bible Reading: Proverbs 7 – 8

Verse of the Day: Proverbs 8:1 – “Doth not wisdom cry, And understanding put forth her voice?”

Wisdom is often portrayed in personification in Proverbs. In the New Testament Jesus becomes the Wisdom and Word of God. Chapter 8 teaches us many aspects of wisdom. Pause today and consider these truths about wisdom.

We see the origin of wisdom in verse 22 – 30. The chapter also instructs us about the teachings of wisdom in verses 5 – 8; and 12 – 13. And consider as you meditate on this chapter the value of wisdom that is displayed in verses 18 – 19; 32; and 34 – 36.

This chapter gives us a crash course in seeing the origin, teachings and values of wisdom as defined by God.

Prayer: Creator God, as I meditate upon wisdom today, open my heart and my mind to learn from You. Jesus, Word and Wisdom of God – teach me. Amen.

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