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Proverbs 18:1-7

verse 2: “A fool does not delight in understanding, But only in revealing his own mind.”

For those who remember the Saturday morning cartoon, The Smurfs, you will remember the character of Brainy Smurf. He was the self-proclaimed “know-it-all” who was often fond of trying to voice his opinion and wisdom on matters, only to aggravate his fellow Smurfs and finally getting tossed out of the village on his ear!

This verse reminds me of Brainy Smurf. The fool doesn’t really want to learn or to understand; he only wants to vainly proclaim what he knows, or rather, what he thinks he knows. There are wise people in this world, and their counsel is sound and valid. Of course, there is the Source of Wisdom Himself. So, if it is wisdom you seek, why not seek God’s wisdom today.

Something to think about.

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