“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, saying, ‘Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have come to worship Him.'” – Matthew 2:1-2
Do you consider yourself wise? How do you define wisdom? Are you a worshiper of Christ?
Psalm 14:1a states, “The fool has said in his heart, ‘There is no God.'” I was once that fool. I mocked Christians and considered them weak, naïve, and hypocritical. I openly confessed the lack of the existence of a God, even leading a debate in high school where I made the case that there was no God. I was foolish and unwise. I viewed wisdom as one’s ability to cultivate one’s intellect and be in control of his own destiny. The Bible declares in Psalm 111:10, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever.” One cannot truly be wise unless he acknowledges the existence of God and fully submits himself to the Lord. True wisdom is the fear of the Lord with understanding. Log in to read the full article