Proverbs 2:1-5; heart attitudes in finding and knowing God

In these verses, Solomon continues his exhortation in seeking God’s wisdom.  The heart attitudes emphasized now are listen, incline one’s heart to, treasure within and cry out for wisdom and understanding.  From these actions, results follow; a discernment of the fear of the Lord and a discovery of the knowledge of God.  What amazing promises to the faithful.  God is not distant, aloof or far off but draws near to those seeking Him. How can we apply these heart attitudes?  One possible way would be to accept a ministry challenge that only God could accomplish, find yourself in need of what only He can offer and then pray, listen and search the Scriptures for direction…

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