Wisdom and Understanding

“He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good. (Proverb 19:8 - NASB) The first thing for us to notice here is that no one is born with wisdom and understanding. Wisdom and understanding are things that we may or may not get or acquire as we go along in our lives. There are several ways to get wisdom and understanding: We can receive them as gifts from the Lord (Exodus 28:3, 31:6; 1 Kings 4:29; 1 Chronicles 22:12), We can acquire them with time and aging (Job 12:12) We can develop them through a lifestyle of respecting God and obeying Him (Job 28:20-28) We can fear God and come to know Him (Proverb 9:10) “From where then does wisdom come? And where is the

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