searching for hidden treasure
Statistics say that the average super market carries around 42,000 items that are for sale.
Crest offers 51 variations of its toothpaste in the choice of size, shape and flavor.
There are thousands of different careers that you could choose to pursue.
There are billions of people that you could have chosen to marry.
There are hundreds of cars that you could choose to buy.
There are millions of places you could live.
There are hundreds of different colors for your hair.
There is an endless choice of foods we can eat.
The bottom line is that there a lot of choices out there for just about everything and anything you want to do. So the question becomes, how in the world do we figure out what to do? in a sea of options, how do you discern the right options?
Check out the words found in Proverbs 2:1-12...
Well that sounds like a pretty square deal doesn’t it? Check out what that verse says…
We will have understanding
We will have wisdom
We will gain knowledge
We will have good sense
We will have a shield
We will be protected
We will understand what is right, just and fair
We will know how to find the right course of action every time
We will have right planning
We will be saved from evil people
The passage is very clear that we can have all of that if we just…
Tune our ears to wisdom
Concentrate on understanding
Cry out for insight
Notice what the verse says, it says we are to search for those things as if we were looking for lost money or a hidden treasure. This doesn't come easy. It takes work and patience to really tune our ears to wisdom. It takes focus to concentrate on understanding. It takes humility to cry out for wisdom.
Do you search for God’s wisdom like you would search after a hidden treasure?
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