Proverbs 8:1 Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice?
We know deep down in our hearts that these statements are not true, but the strength to overcome the downward inertia is hard to fight with our own strength because we feel alone and thus we give into the spirit of foolishness. Wisdom becomes absent from all decisions and the result is desperate and immature choices made in regret. Mark 4:25 For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath.
If that is not making decisions out of one regret after another in life, then what is? King Saul was king of Israel and ordained by God to be so, but through disobedience and one sinful fumble after another, he lost the wisdom available to him to reign and started grasping at foolishness in order to keep his kingdom. Prov. 14:12 There is a way which seems right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Do you find yourself without answers to some of your questions that pertain to the difficulties in your life? Wisdom wants you to cry out for some understanding because God is wisdom. God is not trying to keep your victory from you. Rather, God is trying to get it to you, but you will have to do it His way. Prov. 25:2 It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.
When victory becomes a standard in life through Christ, then there is no room for regret or consumptive sorrow of heart. Our decisions are done in joy and love rather than dread and darkness of the unknown. Wisdom and understanding are crying out loud for us to ask them into our daily lives that we may express the will and love of our God in this dark and lost world.
Living from a position of regret only brings more regrets and an empty life. Wisdom is for us and belongs to us if we accept it. Prov. 8:4 Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom and it is the end as well. We live our lives bracketed by the wisdom of God in order to do the will of God that our lives may be fulfilled with all manner of His love. Be wise, my friends, and choose God’s wisdom.