Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars
Yesterday I was at the camper doing my Bible study and thought I'd share that with you all to start the week off here at my house. I read that verse as directed in my reading plan and wondered just what the pillars were. I found out, thanks to a search on the internet that the answer was found in Proverbs 8, verses 12 to 14, that wisdom dwells with or has seven attributes.
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.
Wisdom, the principal attribute of the Almighty, has seven key aspects, or pillars.
They are seven ways we can become wiser in the way we deal with things in our lives.
Prudence - Doing the right thing
Knowledge - what's true / right
Discretion - forethought and acting based on conviction and according to truth, to be discreetly different
Counsel - purpose with unity
Sound Judgement - decision making, ability to determine right from wrong
Understanding - applied knowledge
Power - ability or rate of getting things done
Great words to get off to a good start to my way of thinking. I'm sure that somewhere along the Way, I had already learned that bit of info, maybe you already knew it too. But it seems I always need a refresher course or two.
Hope your week is one built on those pillars of Wisdom. Surely it can't get much better than that!
Have a MERRY Monday everyone!