Wisdom Calls Out to You

She [Wisdom] has sent out her young women to call
    from the highest places in the town,
“Whoever is simple, let him turn in here!”
    To him who lacks sense she says,
“Come, eat of my bread
    and drink of the wine I have mixed.
Leave your simple ways, and live,
    and walk in the way of insight.”

Proverbs 9:3-6 ESV

Here, Wisdom is personified as a woman. Note that she sends her young women to proclaim the availability of wisdom. In other words, Wisdom isn’t hiding in a secret location. From the highest places in town, they call the simple to come partake of the blessings that wisdom has prepared. The promise for those who leave the “simple ways” is life and the way of insight.

Can you hear Wisdom’s call? If you are reading this, you are within the sound of Wisdom’s voice.


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