Verse 23: “Buy the truth, and do not sell it, also wisdom and instruction and understanding.”
If our lives were the stock market, the best investments would be the ones mentioned in today’s “gold nugget”. Truth, wisdom, instruction and understanding are the principle shares that have the highest returns. “Buy the truth, and do not sell it, also wisdom and instruction and understanding.” I’m not familiar with the stock market, but I can appreciate the agenda of the proverb for today. All of us are in pursuit of something. Some are in pursuit of money, fame or material things such as cars, houses, boats, clothes, etc. Some of us are in pursuit of more appropriate things that have eternal value, but rest assured we all pursue something. We need to channel that pursuit into an appropriate direction. God is the source of everything that we could ever truly need or want.
Lord, the elements mentioned in today’s “gold nugget” cannot be bought at the corner store or off of EBay. They are given to us by you through commitment and loyalty. Help us to invest in the things eternal and watch them overshadow the things that are temporal. Amen
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