7 And so I prayed, and understanding was given me;
I entreated, and the Spirit of Wisdom came to me.
8 I esteemed her more then scepters and thrones; compared with her, I held riches as nothing.
9 I reckoned no precious stone to be her equal, for compared...
12 Wisdom is brilliant, she never fades.
By those who love her, she is readily seen,by those who seek her, she is readily found.
13 She anticipates those who desire her by making herself known first.
14 Whoever gets up early to seek her will have no trouble...
2 Wisdom I loved and searched for from my youth; I resolved to have her as my bride, I fell in love with her beauty
3 She enhances her noble birth by sharing GOD’S life, for the Master of All has always loved her.
4 Indeed, she shares the secrets...
18 A new attuning of the elements occurred, as on a harp the notes may change their rhythm, though all the while preserving the same tone; and this is just what happened:
19 land animals became aquatic,
swimming ones took to the land,
20 fire reinforced...
The plan of Salvation
First, we must hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Bible teaches that "faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God" (Romans 10:17).
Second, one must believe that Jesus is the Christ...
15 May GOD grant me to speak as HE would wish and conceive thoughts worthy of the gifts I have received, since He is both guide to Wisdom and Director of sages;
16 for we are in His hand, yes, ourselves and our sayings,
and all intellectual and all practical...