He takes a convenient worldly object and describes it in such a poetic style so as to express some of the subtler philosophical truths and thereby convey some deeper spiritual message.
And there are distinctive varieties of service and ministration, but it is the same Lord [Who is served ]. And there are distinctive varieties of operation - of working to accomplish things - but it is the same God Who inspires and energizes them all in all.
They are not to put down or to be used in a way that criticizes individuals or a local body of believers in a public meeting. The word "wisdom" comes from the Greek word "sophia" or "sofia" and means: It carries the mark of the wisdom of God!
Wisdom is applying knowledge with skill. The word of wisdom is needed, therefore, in our lives to enable us to share the other Gifts of the Spirit correctly. Many people do receive information and gifts in the Holy Spirit, but do not always know how to deliver, nor to whom. The gift may be right, but the manner of dispensing it may be wrong.
The word of wisdom helps us to deliver it right - "the right application of knowledge.
In the Biblical account of the wise and foolish man who built their houses - one on a rock, the other on the sand - the wise man rightly applied the word of Jesus. The foolish man heard exactly the same words from the mouth of the same Jesus, but did not apply them correctly.
The word of wisdom comes from the mouth of Jesus. The well-known commentator, William Barclay, has this to say on the word of wisdom: It is the wisdom which knows God So, then, the real Church will have the clear-sighted wisdom which can act for the best in any given situation, the wisdom which can instinctively recognize and grasp the truth when it sees it; and the wisdom which can make the truth intelligible to the thinking mind, and persuasively commend it to others.
Elwell in his "Evangelical Dictionary of Theology" writes on the word of wisdom: Because of the strong sense of revelation or insight implied in the phrase, perhaps this gift was akin to a revelational utterance by the Christian prophet. Some examples of the word of wisdom in Scripture are: Paul did not "rush in" straightaway and deliver the girl.
We, today, need the word of wisdom in our lives as we seek to fulfil the purposes of God and to lead others into all that which He has for them. Email This email address is being protected from spambots.
The Sword of Wisdom For Thoroughly Ascertaining Reality.
by Mipham Rinpoche. 1.
You have not the slightest confusion about philosophy, And have completely abandoned every fault, Your mind has no doubts about the three points— Before Mañjuśrī, the treasure of wisdom, I bow. 2. Sword of Wisdom: MacGregor Mathers and The Golden Dawn [Colquhoun Ithell] on leslutinsduphoenix.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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Sword-Wisdom of Saikhalar Advice from a sword master And so it was that day that Saikhalar was in good humor after the morning training, for his students performed admirably in their drills and he was impressed by their progress.