Caution on Wisdom

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The Bible urges people to get wisdom and understanding.

However, knowledge puffs up and makes proud, it can lead to trusting one's own ability rather than God. Knowledge puffs up but love edifies.

God ultimately abases the proud and gives grace to the humble.

Much as wisdom is to be desired, one must be careful to avoid glorying in it rather than God.

Learning and questioning is good but it is simply an intermediate stage. God wants us to trust in Him, not our own wisdom. To be a Christian means ultimately choosing to place our trust in God and Jesus His Son, and that trust must be based not on data-based analysis but a relationship with God. God interacts in our daily lives and we must know and trust Him, not just our own analyses.