How to Receive the Wisdom That God Gives (Tues. March 30)

The word of the day is “holy.”  Most think that Proverbs is a book of practical wisdom that teaches us how to get along in this world.  But what is the difference between the pragmatic advice of teachers of this world and the counsel of the wise sage of Proverbs?  In today’s reading of Proverbs 8:32-9:11, we find that the wisdom of Proverbs is grounded in what is holy, not in what is earthly.  The sage writes, “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding” (NKJV vs. 9:10).  Today we discover the understanding and actions that are necessary to us to acquire the heavenly wisdom whose source is God. Ordinary Insight Ordinary…