The Search That Leads to the Feet of God

My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee;

So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding;

yea, if you cry after knowledge, and lift up thy voice for understanding;

if thou seek her as silver, and search for her as for hid treasures;

Then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God.

Proverbs 2:1-5

One who seeks wisdom, simultaneously seeks God. In fact, I believe that she may not even know this fact herself initially. One who genuinely and humbly seeks the answers of this world, who she is and why she is here… that same one is unwittingly longing for God, seeking Him. Remember, one cannot separate wisdom from God, or God from wisdom (see Wisdom: Intrinsic to God, Available to You). God is wisdom, and wisdom can only begin with God.

We know that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, it is stated numerous times through the book of Proverbs. But, do we know what path leads to the fear of the Lord?
Thankfully, the answer is yes. It is stated here, in the passage we are looking at:


You will receive my words

The one who receives the words of wisdom, and applies them in her life has started a journey on the path of light. Her acceptance and application of wisdom also seems to lead to a desire for more.

 She continues to receive and apply the wisdom that has been revealed to her, but in addition she longs for more.

You cry after knowledge

This isn’t a leisurely pursuit… we realize our desperate need for knowledge, and for the answers of life. The longing for wisdom isn’t even partially satisfied until it sits at the feet of God. It must be a desperate longing for the knowledge that will bring answers.

You seek her as silver, search for her as for hid treasures

One who seeks for silver or hid treasures is usually one who is seeking a better life. There isn’t a satisfaction with status quo, there is an understanding that something is missing, it is something precious. In fact, it is so precious that life is not worth living at all without it.

Wisdom must be sought in this way.


You shall understand the fear of the Lord

God does not hide from those who seek Him. He is not Cruelty, sitting in heaven, mocking our desperate efforts. He assures those who seek Him will, indeed, find Him. The prospecting for wisdom is risk-free. It will yield, and it’s yield will be exceeding abundantly above all that we can ask or think.

One cannot say the same for hid tangible treasures such as gold and silver. From historic accounts, we have learned that a great percentage of those who sought, lost everything. And, many of those who found ended up using the substance in hopes for greater findings. The result may have been what they were seeking tangibly, but the object of their search didn’t deliver. It was often found not to be worth the effort and sacrifice.

In contrast, the object of the search we are speaking of is far more worthy than our greatest efforts, and sacrifices.

I believe the fear of the Lord that the proverbs refers to as “the beginning” of wisdom is our salvation.


this is only the beginning. Verse 6 says, “the Lord gives wisdom”.

As a christian, our goal is Christlikeness. From salvation onward, this is our goal. Each day, we seek Christlikeness. Christ: wisdom (and so much more!) personified.

Because of salvation, The Spirit dwells within. He illumines our mind, He guides us, “into all truth”.

As we seek wisdom, we have The Spirit to aid us in finding it, and in transforming our character into that of Christ – wisdom personified.

I’ve been contemplating the many excellent reasons for you and I to study the book of Proverbs. Christlikeness, I suppose, would have to make the very top of this list.

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