All Knowledge and Wisdom Comes Direct From God

Written by Michael Bradley

These next set of verses arerepparttar heart and soul of this entire subject matter. All of these verses are telling us that all knowledge and all wisdom come direct from God and Jesus. The first verse will tell you that allrepparttar 148285 "treasures" of wisdom and knowledge are "hidden" in Godrepparttar 148286 Father and Jesus Christ. Notice that God is comparing knowledge and wisdom with "treasures" and that this treasure is hidden within Himself.

This means that God and Jesus arerepparttar 148287 source of all Godly knowledge, and we have to first seek afterrepparttar 148288 source in order to get this knowledge to be released to us. Here are some ofrepparttar 148289 most profound verses in all of Scripture showing us that not only is Godrepparttar 148290 source of all Godly knowledge and wisdom - but that He wants to release this knowledge to us!

  1. "... both ofrepparttar 148291 Father and of Christ, in whom are hidden allrepparttar 148292 treasures of wisdom and knowledge." (Colossians 2:2)
  2. "Oh,repparttar 148293 depth ofrepparttar 148294 riches both ofrepparttar 148295 wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out! ... For of Him and through Him and to Him are all things, to whom be glory forever. Amen." (Romans 11:33,36)
  3. "Forrepparttar 148296 Lord gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding; He stores up sound wisdom forrepparttar 148297 upright ..." (Proverbs 2:6) 
  4. Daniel answered and said: "Blessed berepparttar 148298 name of God forever and ever, for wisdom and might are His. And He changesrepparttar 148299 times andrepparttar 148300 seasons; He removes kings and raises up kings; He gives wisdom torepparttar 148301 wise and knowledge to those who have understanding. He reveals deep and secret things; He knows what is inrepparttar 148302 darkness, and light dwells with Him." (Daniel 2:20) 
  5. "Can you search outrepparttar 148303 deep things of God? Can you find outrepparttar 148304 limits ofrepparttar 148305 Almighty? They are higher than heaven - what can you do? Deeper than Sheol - what can you know? Their measure is longer thanrepparttar 148306 earth and broader thanrepparttar 148307 sea." (Job 11:7)  
  6. 'Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.' (Jeremiah 33:3)  
  7. "Because it has been given to you to knowrepparttar 148308 mysteries ofrepparttar 148309 kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been given." (Matthew 13:11)  
  8. "... thatrepparttar 148310 God of our Lord Jesus Christ,repparttar 148311 Father of glory, may give to yourepparttar 148312 spirit of wisdom and revelation inrepparttar 148313 knowledge of Him,repparttar 148314 eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that you may know what isrepparttar 148315 hope of His calling, what arerepparttar 148316 riches ofrepparttar 148317 glory of His inheritance inrepparttar 148318 saints, and what isrepparttar 148319 exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe ..." (Ephesians 1:17)
  9. "Surelyrepparttar 148320 Lord does nothing unless He reveals His secret to His servantsrepparttar 148321 prophets." (Amos 3:7)  
  10. "But there is a God in heaven who reveals secrets." (Daniel 2:28)  
  11. "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall knowrepparttar 148322 truth andrepparttar 148323 truth shall make you free." (John 8:31)
All of these verses are telling us that all things - including all knowledge and all wisdom comes direct from Godrepparttar 148324 Father. These verses are showing us that not only is Godrepparttar 148325 source of all knowledge and wisdom - but that He wants to release this knowledge to us. He wants to show and reveal great and mighty things to us. He wants to tell us deep and secret things thatrepparttar 148326 average person will not have access to.

Story of Solomon

Written by Michael Bradley

Without question,repparttar greatest story inrepparttar 148284 Bible of someone who sought afterrepparttar 148285 knowledge and wisdom of God and actually received it was King Solomon inrepparttar 148286 Old Testament. What happened to this man was just about beyond belief.

When Solomon became King of Israel, he knew he did not haverepparttar 148287 knowledge and wisdom to properly rule his people. So what did he do? He went direct to Godrepparttar 148288 Father and asked Him for His knowledge and His wisdom to rulerepparttar 148289 people. He admitted his weakness in this area and was not afraid to press in and start asking God for His knowledge.

So what did God do when he asked Him for His knowledge to help rule his people? God did not meet him halfway - He met him allrepparttar 148290 way! As you will see inrepparttar 148291 two verses I will list below - God tells Solomon because he did not ask for long life, riches orrepparttar 148292 death of his enemies for himself - but just asked for an "understanding heart" to judge his people and help with discerning between good and evil - God tells him that He will give him a "wise and understanding heart."

But then God takes it one more incredible step further. He tells Solomon thatrepparttar 148293 knowledge and wisdom that will be given to him will be like what no man has ever had before him and what no man will ever have after him! In other words - God will make this manrepparttar 148294 smartest man in God that has ever lived, and that there would never be another man inrepparttar 148295 course of human history that would ever haverepparttar 148296 knowledge that he would be given.

Just stop and ponder on what an incredible thing that this was - to have been given so much knowledge and wisdom direct from God Himself - that no man would ever be his equal in this gift!

Then God goes one more extra step in order to putrepparttar 148297 icing on this man's cake. He then tells Solomon that since he did not ask for riches for himself - but just forrepparttar 148298 knowledge of God to rule his people - that he will now be given incredible riches and honor to go along withrepparttar 148299 knowledge and wisdom to rule his people. Then God addsrepparttar 148300 final touch onrepparttar 148301 riches and honor he will be given - telling Solomon that there shall never be another king like him allrepparttar 148302 days of his life and that he will surpass allrepparttar 148303 kings ofrepparttar 148304 earth in "riches and wisdom." In other words - God ends up making this manrepparttar 148305 smartest and richest man in all ofrepparttar 148306 earth atrepparttar 148307 time that he was living!

If Solomon was really not asking God for wealth and riches - but just forrepparttar 148308 knowledge and wisdom to rule his people - why would God go so overboard in blessing this man with this kind of wealth - especially if he was not asking for it and possibly not even desiring it?

I believerepparttar 148309 main reason God rewarded Solomon with this kind of maximum wealth was not only to show him, butrepparttar 148310 rest of His people that would come later on,repparttar 148311 extreme importance that each and every person seek afterrepparttar 148312 knowledge of God for their own lives. By blessing Solomon with this kind of wealth - God is telling all of usrepparttar 148313 extreme importance that we seek after Him and His knowledge for our lives.

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