The Wisdom of God

The wisdom of God is a particular aspect of his knowledge: it is practical and intuitive, yet not theoretical or acquired. However, knowledge and wisdom do not always accompany one another. For example, there are people who have wisdom, yet are without knowledge, and vice-versa. The wisdom of God is seen particularly in the variety, beauty, and order in which everything has been placed in creation.

The wisdom of God is seen in His providence—the way He rules and governs His universe and accomplishes His purposes through it. The greatest manifestation of the wisdom of God is in redemption, and through this, He solved the problem of satisfying both His justice and His mercy. The salvation of sinners and the plan of salvation is a beautiful manifestation of the wisdom of God. It is remarkable that the wisdom of God is so great and so detailed that He even counteracts humanly unforeseen heresies in the Word of God.



Categories: Theology

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