The Essence of Wisdom: Applying Knowledge and Seeking Divine Guidance

The Essence of Wisdom: Applying Knowledge and Seeking Divine Guidance

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Acquiring knowledge alone does not guarantee wisdom; true wisdom emerges when you effectively apply the knowledge you’ve amassed. Charles Spurgeon eloquently conveyed this truth when he wrote, “Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a food as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.” 

True wisdom manifests when you discern that wisdom is not innate, but received from God, prompting you to continuously seek it from Him. Furthermore, living a life of wisdom is rooted in possessing the mind of Christ, allowing His wisdom to guide your thoughts and actions.

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin 'Badeniyi, PhD

Tosin ‘Badeniyi, a Professor at the Department of Biotechnology and Food Science at Durban University of Technology, South Africa, holds a doctoral degree in Food Science from University of Pretoria South Africa. Since 2001, he has conducted research and lectured internationally in the area of food quality and safety. He is the editor of Food Science and Technology: Trends and Future Prospects and has published numerous scientific publications as well as four inspirational books.

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