The War Over Wisdom
This Word sets us on a path to reach for God’s wisdom and prepares us to be a school of prophets. When Paul heard about the faith that existed in the Ephesian church, he prayed that the eyes of their hearts would be enlightened, so that they would know the hope of God’s calling (Ephesians 1:18). We, too, need this enlightening of our hearts, because we must have understanding in order to be His ambassadors and fulfill His purposes.
There is a war against this wisdom. We live in passivity, not realizing how important it is that we reach into His understanding. It may seem that the negative side of the spirit world has wisdom; however, the Scriptures say that “If they had understood it they would not have crucified the Lord of glory” (I Corinthians 2:8). The only way to receive this understanding is by the Holy Spirit (I Corinthians 2:11). God has hidden the wisdom and the knowledge, but He is ready to freely give it to us by His Holy Spirit. He will impart that which is necessary for us to function as His instruments.
Lord, free us of our ignorance! Open the eyes of our hearts. He loves us so deeply and dearly. It’s time for us to repent of the passivity we’ve had toward our ignorance and become His mature sons.
This message titled “The War Over Wisdom” came at Anuhea, Maui, Hawaii. It will be available at Living Word Publications.