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How Do We Make Godly Decisions? - Study Of Proverbs 8:12 - Wisdom Equals Knowledge

By Reborn1977 · Aug 9, 2019 ·
  1. 12 I wisdom dwell with prudence, and find out knowledge of witty inventions.

    Wisdom Equals Knowledge

    For those of God’s children who choose to submit themselves to God and govern their life by godly wisdom God gives them the ability to know and understand things that not all people know and understand. He also gives them the ability to learn and create in a way that most people cannot, though this verse is not about that type of inventions. God enlightens their minds in ways that only He can.

    “prudence” according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary is defined as and inclusive of the following:

    1 : the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason

    2 : sagacity or shrewdness in the management of affairs

    3 : skill and good judgment in the use of resources

    4 : caution or circumspection as to danger or risk

    When you use wisdom, you are able to project the pros and cons of any given situation and act in accordance with what is most godly. Wisdom gives you the knowledge to know what is best and what is not; godly wisdom equals godly knowledge, which equals godly judgment. Wisdom gives us the knowledge to sense danger or when we need to use caution and care in a situation.

    The “inventions” spoken of in this verse are not what one might first think of when you hear the word inventions. It is more about understanding in a godly way what is not seen in a situation or with a person. It can be applied to both good or bad, godly or evil.

    “inventions” from this verse in the Hebrew language means the following:

    4209. מְזִמָּה mezimmâh, mez-im-maw’; from 2161; a plan, usually evil (machination), sometimes good (sagacity):— (wicked) device, discretion, intent, witty invention, lewdness, mischievous (device), thought, wickedly.

    A person trained in the use of godly wisdom has come into a godly knowledge that gives them the ability to read situations and people in such a way that they are able to make good quality godly decisions about both their actions and people.

    This blog entry is part of an entire series on Proverbs that can be found on my personal blog at GodsTruthInLove.org

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