Tell me something. Have any of the following expressions ever escaped from your mouth? “Awe sucks, that didn’t work!” “What came over me? Why did I listen to them?” “I should have known better. I thought that person was wise!” “I should have followed my first thought and used Google. Google knows everything! Right?”
WRONG!! I, TOO, HAVE BEEN THERE AND DONE THAT!! WHAT A WASTE OF TIME!
Seemingly, people in today’s world are constantly seeking words of wisdom from supposedly dependable and intelligent people. But as it turns out, often then not, they are chasing down a rabbit hole. In other words, they are becoming engaged in a process that is particularly strange, problematic, and difficult to accomplish, especially as it develops or unfolds. Realistically, there is no way to know if you can even trust the source. I found that out the hard way. Let me explain.
SINCE WALKING IN THE LIGHT…
Thanks be to God, I have learned that true wisdom comes from God and is characterized by the fear(*) of him. Whether you are seeking spiritual or secular advice, you should always rely upon the acronym WWJD.
WHAT WOULD JESUS DO?
When I was a young novice entrepreneur, I ventured into a very popular multi-level marketing skim which was based on a lot of hype, false advertising, and disillusions. I invested and lost thousands of dollars and ended up with a garage full of unused and useless products. And the sad part was, I had persuaded a few other people to follow in my footsteps. I regret and repent my actions to this day.
Ironically, wisdom is priceless and cannot be found in a person’s mind neither in a book nor on the internet. Wisdom comes from God in heaven and disclosed in the Bible for mankind to uncover. But sins and atrocities committed by people on earth can have an effect on your gaining access to wisdom from heaven. So, beware!
MY PRAYER FOR YOU:
Dear Heavenly Father, I truly want to make my thoughts obedient to You and to focus them on all things that are beautiful and good and right so that my life will reflect Your peace. I also realize that one day You will enable us to see everything more clearly and to fully understand Your purposes. Thank You so much for increasing my joy in my decision making process because I have now learned to be more mature and god-centered in my thoughts on Whom to trust. Your continued blessings I ask in the Precious Name of Jesus. Amen and Amen.
(*) NOTE: ‘Trembling’ fear. The kind that envelopes respect, reverence, and worship.
Scripture Lesson: “Where then does wisdom come from, and where is understanding located? It is hidden from the eyes of every living thing and concealed from the birds of the sky.” Job 28:20
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