“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” That’s the caption to a mural called “Wisdom” in the Thomas Jefferson Buliding of the Library of Congress.
Wisdom differs from intelligence or knowledge. The ordinary dictionary distinction is that wisdom involves sound judgment and the ability to apply learning and knowledge to the conduct of your affairs.
In the Bible, there are four different words translated wisdom. They refer to having skill, being prudent, being upright, and having understanding.
Solomon, known above all for his wisdom, ultimately failed.… Read the rest