Posted in Daily Word

WHERE WISDOM BEGINS

einstein-wisdomPONDERING the PRINCIPLES of PROVERBS

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.           (Proverbs 1:7)

Solomon wrote his Proverbs for the people of Israel over whom he ruled. We saw in the beginning that his purpose was for anyone who reads them to grow in wisdom.

But, we no sooner get out of the gate than we are confronted with a controversial statement:

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.”

Read more…