Wednesday

A Lover's Call

Today with so many social media and Internet dating sites, It's all about the "profile". Last night while browsing...... through the bible, lol, I came across an amazing one, so compelling, so gripping I couldn't turn away or help myself but share it. So many are looking for love, "In all the wrong places" as they say. But we tend to ignore the one who is right up under our nose and she calls out to everyone. The Great thing is, she is not shy or one who waits to be noticed. She eagerly gives her whole biography, her complete profile, but the last thing she is is arrogant, in fact she hates it. She loves those that love her and its unmentionable what happens to those that hate her. Cleaving to her is more beneficial, and even vital to our lives than anything else. To love her will build you up momentously, and she is the glory and splendor of kings. So who is Wisdom? She is everything. Listen for yourself:


“To you, O men, I call out;
I raise my voice to all mankind.
You who are simple, gain prudence;
you who are foolish, gain understanding.
Listen, for I have worthy things to say;
I open my lips to speak what is right.
My mouth speaks what is true,
for my lips detest wickedness.
All the words of my mouth are just;
none of them is crooked or perverse.
To the discerning all of them are right;
they are faultless to those who have knowledge.
Choose my instruction instead of silver,
knowledge rather than choice gold,
for wisdom is more precious than rubies,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.
“I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;
I possess knowledge and discretion.
To fear the Lord is to hate evil;
I hate pride and arrogance,
evil behavior and perverse speech.
Counsel and sound judgment are mine;
I have understanding and power.
By me kings reign
and rulers make laws that are just;
by me princes govern,
all nobles who rule on earth.
I love those who love me,
and those who seek me find me.
With me are riches and honor,
enduring wealth and prosperity.
My fruit is better than fine gold;
what I yield surpasses choice silver.
I walk in the way of righteousness,
along the paths of justice,
bestowing wealth on those who love me
and making their treasuries full.
“The Lord brought me forth as the first of his works,
before his deeds of old;
I was appointed from eternity,
from the beginning, before the world began.
When there were no oceans, I was given birth,
when there were no springs abounding with water;
before the mountains were settled in place,
before the hills, I was given birth,
before he made the earth or its fields
or any of the dust of the world.
I was there when he set the heavens in place,
when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
when he established the clouds above
and fixed securely the fountains of the deep,
when he gave the sea its boundary
so the waters would not overstep his command,
and when he marked out the foundations of the earth.
Then I was the craftsman at his side.
I was filled with delight day after day,
rejoicing always in his presence,
rejoicing in his whole world
and delighting in mankind.
“Now then, my sons, listen to me;
blessed are those who keep my ways.
Listen to my instruction and be wise;
do not ignore it.
Blessed is the man who listens to me,
watching daily at my doors,
waiting at my doorway.
For whoever finds me finds life
and receives favor from the Lord.
But whoever fails to find me harms himself;
all who hate me love death

(Proverbs 8:4-36)

2 comments:

  1. The beginning of this post is amusing. Thank you for this Proverb~

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  2. lol thanks Emme I thought that was funny too!glad you got it.

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