How to Fight for Truth Without Being “Wise in Your Own Eyes”

Cody Libolt
Apr 21, 2019 · 3 min read

I try to seek wisdom — I also try not to be “wise in my own eyes.”

Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them (Proverbs 26:12).

Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding (Proverbs 4:6–7).

There is danger in thinking we have arrived.

Doubtless you are the only people who matter, and wisdom will die with you! (Job 12:2).

Who is this that obscures my plans with words without knowledge? (Job 38:3)

For anyone concerned, here is what I think about my own wisdom:

I know the right philosophy — I can say that proudly.

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