Jan 15 2015
‘Wisdom is supreme; therefore get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding’ (Prov 4:7). These are the words of King Solomon, a man famous for his wisdom, knowledge and understanding.
God told Solomon to ask for whatever he wanted and he asked for the wisdom to govern God’s people. God was so impressed that Solomon had asked for this rather than for honour or wealth that he gave Solomon wisdom, honour and wealth (1 Kings 3:5-13). Deal!
But let’s focus on the important one: wisdom. How did Solomon’s wisdom actually form, and how did it reveal itself? Well, he devoted himself to study (Ecc 1:13) gaining great knowledge of animals, birds, fish and plant life (1 Kings 4:33). He also composed over 3000 proverbs and over 1000 songs (1 Kings 4:32). He also did research on big questions like the meaning of life as is described in the book of Ecclesiastes More