Read Proverbs 1:7 ( and 9:10 (

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom”
Fear of the Lord – should we be terrified of him?

In the Narnia books this was said about Aslan: “Safe? Of course he isn’t safe, but he is good, he’s the King”.

Likewise, God is to be respected, held in awe but also recognised for who He is and what that means for us. We need to know our place before our Almighty, powerful God and let that direct the way we pray to Him and live our lives. This will help us grow in wisdom.



Our world has been vastly affected by the development of the internet and we can find the answer to questions just by using Google. Information is widely available in books but with our phones or other electronic devices we can feed our inquiring minds at the touch of a button. The internet contains a huge amount of material and data but what about real knowledge?

Read Proverbs 8:10-11 ( and 16:16 (

God’s word gives us the best knowledge and guidance we need. Will you chase after wisdom and understanding this week?



What’s the one thing would you ask for if you could have anything in the world? In 1 Kings 3:3-14 God appears to Solomon in a dream and tells him he could have anything his heart desired, all he had to do was ask. Solomon pretty much shocks the whole world by asking for wisdom. Seriously, wisdom? Not more money, or fame, or more stuff!

In Proverbs 8:10-11 Jesus tells us that wisdom is exactly what we should desire above silver and gold – that wisdom is far more valuable than rubies. As you chat with God today, ask Him to give you more of His wisdom.

Read about Solomon here:
Read Proverbs 8:10-11: