When we love wisdom and discipline, the natural outworking is a reverence for God But, we can not despise wisdom and discipline and fear the Lord
Reverence of God is the Beginning of Knowledge
The beginning point of all knowledge is God. Yes, all knowledge. All mankind’s knowledge is futile without a knowledge of the One who created it all. Any quest for knowledge must begin with God.
He(Jesus Christ) is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. For by him all things were created, in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things were created through him and for him.And he is before all things, and in him all things hold together. Col 1:15-17
The Knowledge of Christ is the human being’s Highest Quest
As we reflect on proverbs, each insight that it gives us, is not simply a helpful life principle, but a reflection of who Christ is. When we implement the wisdom of proverbs we reflect Jesus more. Life, joy, peace and prosperity are the natural by-product of this process.
2 Peter 3:18 (ESV) But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ…
Ephesians 4:13 (ESV) ,until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,