Today, in chapter 8, we read of the superiority of wisdom. Notice with me these truths about wisdom's words:
- 8:6-9 - Wisdom's Words are Plain. How plain are these words? Well, Matthew Henry states it this way: Yet attention to the words of Christ, will guide the most ignorant into saving knowledge of the truth. There is no other book, like the Bible, that is so deep that you will never fully learn everything it has to teach you; yet so simple even a child could understand it.
- 8:10-11 - Wisdom's Words are Precious. How precious are these words? The wisdom of Christ and the Word of God is, as the Psalmist says in Psalm 19:10, "More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold: sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb."
- 8:12 - Wisdom's Words are Prudent. How prudent are these words? True Biblical wisdom leads to action. Adam Clarke explains it this way, "Prudence is defined, wisdom applied to practice; so wherever true wisdom is, it will lead to action, and its activity will be always in reference to the accomplishment of the best ends by the use of the most appropriate means."
I pray that the Lord showed you something great in Chapter 8 today, and that you will share it with us here.