Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Bonus 7-16 Wisdom

      The Wisdom of Solomon  7:26-8:1 (NRSV)

For she is a reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror
of the working of god, and an image of his goodness. Though 
she is but one, she can do all things, and while remaining in 
herself, she renews all things; in every generation she passes
into holy souls and makes them friends of God, and prophets; 
for God loves nothing so much as the man who lives with wisdom.
She is more beautiful than the sun, and excels every constellation
of the stars. Compared to the light she is found to be superior, for 
it is succeeded by the night, but against wisdom evil does not prevail.
She reaches mightily from one end of the earth to the other, and she 
orders all things well. 
(From a sermon by my Pastor Betsy so long ago I can't remember but
in truth it seems like today.)

Use of a  "spotless mirror"  is valuable and is much like viewing through
a clear prism allowing one to view "rightly".

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