No person or thing compares to the knowledge that God provides. God is not merely knowledgeable; He is omniscient—limitless in His knowing. For “…the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than man” (1 Corinthians 1:25). God is above all, wiser than even the smartest person you know.
Our culture is good at pushing God out of our pursuits. It's easy to gain a lot of real time information from the internet, news, and other social media outlets. It isn't all bad, but we must take inventory of what we are feeding ourselves on a daily basis. Are we feeding off of information bites from culture and entertainment, or are we feasting on the wisdom offered from the Word of God?
The Bible is nourishment to our souls, whereas the information overload available at our fingertips causes unnecessary negativity. Let’s make sure we seek God for our wisdom, and not the culture we live in. As “some trust in chariots, and some in horses, let’s choose to trust in the name of the Lord” (Psalm 20:7). It’s His knowledge, not the world's, that we can trust in because His knowledge is incomparable.
Our Culture Might Not Be Good, but Our God Sure Is
This world will always change. In fact, it’s probably changed in the few minutes you’ve been reading this post. If we are so tied to the winds that blow from every direction, then we too will fall in the next storm, just as Peter did. When he was invited by Jesus to walk on the water towards Him in the middle of a storm, Peter began sinking the moment he turned away from Jesus, and looked at the wind and waves. “He saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid, and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!” (Matthew 14:30).
Let’s learn from Peter and not be drawn in by culture's storms. Rather, let’s keep our eyes on Jesus. Let’s remember this truth: our culture will change, it might not be good, and it might not always feel good to live in at times. But our God is always good. His ways are limitless, His perspective is trustworthy, His love for us is unchangeable, He will never leave us, and His wisdom is unlike any other. We can walk confidently as we depend solely on Him.
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