The Lord by wisdom hath founded the earth;
by understanding hath he established the heavens.
By his knowledge the depths are broken up,
and the clouds drop down the dew.
My son, let not them depart from thine eyes:
keep sound wisdom and discretion:
So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.
Then shalt thou walk in thy way safely,
and thy foot shall not stumble.
When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid:
yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.
Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.
For the Lord shall be thy confidence,
and shall keep thy foot from being taken. Proverbs 3:19-26
There is a relationship between wisdom and the ability to sleep without fear. We know that worry is a sin, but sometimes we don’t really know how to get rid of fear and worry. Here is one way to start working on it:
We must see the value of wisdom and the resulting confidence in God’s promise to lead us. Sound like something you want? Me too! Let’s get studying, and actually pursue wisdom with the same passion that we say we have.