When wisdom enters your heart, and knowledge is pleasant to your soul, discretion will preserve you; understanding will keep you (Proverbs 2:10-11)
Again and again throughout the proverbs we find these three powerhouses of God: wisdom, knowledge and understanding. With them, nothing is impossible. They prosper and protect, bring joy and happiness. In themselves peace is found. They need no material prosperity for they are their own riches. Yet, with them businesses succeed and enterprises flourish; nations prosper and governments rule with righteousness. When rightly valued in your family, your children's children will bring you honor and preserve your good name. The wife of your youth will blossom throughout the years of your marriage and your husband will be known in the gates. Through them churches grow and Christ is glorified, souls are saved and believers mature. Therefore, let us focus on them and ask: has wisdom entered my heart? Do I find knowledge pleasant? Am I kept (secure) in my understanding?