Does anyone ever use a make anymore? And I don’t mean Google Maps or Apple Maps. I mean the old school paper maps! Or how about a Thomas Guide! Remember those. Well, whatever you use to get directions, we use these tools so that we can find the place we want to go. With modern day GPS devices its easier (in theory) to not get lost and to actually find your way.
Life is full of decisions, some big and some small. Some can change the course of our lives. We look for wisdom. We look for advice. We want to find our way. We don’t want to end up somewhere we don’t want to go. So we search for wisdom. Where can we find it? Is it hard to find? Are we like those old school people with their Thomas Guides trying to match the letter to the number hoping to find our way? Or do we have the confidence to find wisdom with our modern day GPS? (I know some would say the Thomas Guide was like today’s GPS.)
Check out what Proverbs 2:1-5 says about wisdom
My son, if you accept my wordsand store up my commands within you,turning your ear to wisdomand applying your heart to understanding—indeed, if you call out for insightand cry aloud for understanding,and if you look for it as for silverand search for it as for hidden treasure,then you will understand the fear of the Lordand find the knowledge of God.
For the Lord gives wisdom;from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. Proverbs 6:6
Wisdom will save you from the ways of wicked men,from men whose words are perverse,who have left the straight pathsto walk in dark ways. Proverbs 6:12-13
Wisdom will save you also from the adulterous woman,from the wayward woman with her seductive words. Proverbs 6:16