Proverbs 4:5-10 (AMP)
“Get [skillful and godly] wisdom! Acquire understanding [actively seek spiritual discernment, mature comprehension, and logical interpretation]! Do not forget nor turn away from the words of my mouth. “Do not turn away from her (Wisdom) and she will guard and protect you; Love her, and she will watch over you. “The beginning of wisdom is: Get [skillful and godly] wisdom [it is preeminent]! And with all your acquiring, get understanding [actively seek spiritual discernment, mature comprehension, and logical interpretation]. “Prize wisdom [and exalt her], and she will exalt you; She will honor you if you embrace her. “She will place on your head a garland of grace; She will present you with a crown of beauty and glory.” Hear, my son, and accept my sayings, And the years of your life will be many.
Promise Breakers or Promise Keepers?
While most of us would never want to break a promise to another person, for some reason we have no problem breaking promises that we make to God and ourselves. We tell ourselves, “God understands—he knows my heart." However, if we are not careful our lives become full of excuses.
The Main Problem