"But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned." (1 Corinthians 2:14)
"The natural man" looks at the whole wisdom/foolishness thing with the attitude that he is the wise one; the other guy is the fool. But the Bible says, "Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him."
"The things of the Spirit of God" is all the "God-Breathed" Word, the Bible------ all of it. And, "the things of the Spirit" are only "spiritually discerned." If I wish to understand the ways of God, I must be full of the Holy Spirit and the Word of God, for from Him alone can I "receive the things of the Spirit of God." There is nothing in the Bible which can be understood any other way. This is the reason that "the word of the cross is to those who are perishing foolishness, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God." The fool is "wise in his own eyes," and his "wisdom" tells him that "the things of the Spirit," the Word of God, is just plain foolishness. Beware--------the vast majority of what you read and hear in the media is from the fool, who is "wise in his own eyes."
The Word of God warns us in many different ways to "lean not to your own understanding." If there is any "leaning" to be done today, let it be on Jesus and His Words, the Breath of God. Stay full of the Holy Spirit; pray much in your spirit in the Holy Spirit; lean on His Understanding, the Understanding which is found in Jesus Christ and His Law/Word. Instead of embracing the foolishness of the "wisdom of men," you will then embrace "the foolishness of God"-------------------- Blessed "Foolishness!"
Father, in Jesus' Name, help me to give myself to "the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger then men." Amen.
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