Most of us think worldly wisdom has more weight & value. Today science provides new gadgets and inventions everyday which attract the minds of young and even the older ones. Parents like to educate their children to the maximum for which they are ready to spend any amount of money. Mostly to acquire status in the society, good future and good job. But happiness does not come from our education, position, power or money. True happiness comes from the DIVINE WISDOM. Word of God tells us “Happy are those who find wisdom and those who get understanding for her income is better than silver. She is more precious than jewels and nothing you desire can compare with her. Long life in her right hand, in her left hand are riches and honour. Her ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to those who lay hold of her. Those who hold her fast are called happy” (Prov. 3:13-18)
When we live in this world, we need to have worldly wisdom. But we should not take it as everything. DIVINE WISDOM should go along with it so that we will be able to live with good values. DIVINE WISDOM create faith, fear of God, peace and happiness. It delivers us from enemies, evil and sin. It guides us to the straight path and takes care of us. It gives us good health. In one word DIVINE WISDOM is more powerful than any other wisdom of this world and God loves those who lives with it. “God loves nothing so much as the person who lives with wisdom.” (Wisdom. 7:28)
“Wisdom protected the first formed father of the world when he alone had been created. She delivered him from his transgressions and gave him strength to rule things.” (Wisdom. 10:12). “Wisdom rescued a righteous man when the ungodly were perishing” (Wisdom. 10:6). “Wisdom rescued from troubles those who rescued her.” – (Wisdom. 10:9)
DIVINE WISDOM is described beautifully in the book of Wisdom 7:23 “There is in her spirit that is intelligent, holy, unique, manifold, subtle, mobile, beneficent, human, steadfast, sure, free from anxiety, all powerful, overseeing all, and penetrating through all points that are intelligent, pure and altogether subtle”.
Faith is the important weapon to gain DIVINE WISDOM. “Faith comes from what we heard and what we heard comes from word of Christ” (Rom. 10:17). God is sending many chosen, anointed prophets amongst us. Also many false prophets are amongst us. Word of God tells us how to discern. “Because if this plan or this understanding is of human origin it will fall, but if it is of God you will not be able to overthrow them – in that case you may even, be found fighting against God” (Acts 5:38(b), 39)
If anyone hates, refuses or prevents others to gain this DIVINE WISDOM through his chosen ones, Jesus is warning those people, “Because I have called and you refused, have stretched out my hand and no one heeded and because you have ignored, all my counsel and would have none of my reproof, I also will laugh at your calamity, I will mock when panic strikes you like a storm and your calamity comes like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you. then they will call upon me but I will not answer, they will seek me diligently but will not find me. Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of God. but those who listen to me will be secure and will live at ease, without dread of disaster.” (Proverb. 1:24-29, 33)
Dear brothers and sisters, worldly wisdom and DIVINE WISDOM is before you. Choice is yours. “For the Lord gives wisdom, from his mouth come knowledge and understanding” (Proverb. 2:6)