Have you ever experienced a bad contractor?
“By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.” (Prov. 24:3-4) NIV
The most important part of having a good house is having a good contractor. A successful and trustworthy contractor doesn’t act alone. They surround themselves with mentors they can refer to and subcontractors they can trust and depend upon
The contractor uses their many years of experience to weigh the successes and failures of previous decisions in order to plan and choose the materials and layout that best fits our family.
The end result is an amazing house that will stand the test of time.
If our contractor has only one or two qualities of wisdom, understanding, or knowledge, it may be best to find a new contractor.
This is also true for ourselves. We need wisdom to build our spiritual houses and make good choices. We need understanding gleaned through the wise counsel of trusted people in our lives to strengthen our moral discernment of what is right and what is wrong, and we need to be acquiring knowledge by observing, studying, being slow to speak, and heeding the wisdom of others.
How do we obtain all of this?
Fear our Lord, and He will give all of these to you. (Prov. 1:7)
When we revere God and know He is the author of wisdom, He will direct and teach us on how to be more wise.
2 thoughts on “Memes for Christ: Bad Contractors, Don’t Apply Here!”
It is True we all need God’s Wisdom and empowering by The Holy Spirit, none of us were Born with them, we ask and receive as Jesus told us to do.
Proverbs 4:7 Wisdom is the Principal thing therefore get Wisdom and with all thy getting get Understanding.
James 1:5-6 If any of you lack Wisdom let him ask of God that giveth to all Men liberally and upbraideth not and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that Man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. A double minded Man is unstable in all his ways.
Luke 11:13 …… how much more shall your Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?
1John 2:26-28 These things have I written unto you concerning them that seduce you. But the anointing which ye have received of Him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you but as the same anointing Teacheth you of all things, and is Truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath Taught you, ye shall abide in Him.
Christian Love and Blessings – Anne.
Perfectly stated, Anne. Wisdom is something we should be seeking for day and night. I loved your scripture choices. Gaining wisdom is told throughout the Bible. You illustrated that very well. Many blessings, and thank you so much for your response!!