From page one of the Bible, the need for wisdom is central to the story of humans interacting with God. The story of Adam and Eve tells of the conflict between choosing God’s wisdom or human wisdom. The book of Proverbs poetically describes Wisdom as an aspect or even companion of God that informed creation and is available for daily life.

But in Colossians, Paul has a new take on wisdom. He relates the search for wisdom to coming to know Jesus.

We have great news regarding our course Paul and His Letter to the Colossians which we will give you in a few days.

In the meantime, you can access our free course on the letter to Philemon, which is mentioned in the video.

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David P. Seemuth

David Seemuth is the Founder and President of the Wisconsin Center for Christian Study which exists to bring transformation to Christian believers through the renewal of the mind. He and Prof. N.T. Wright collaborate in online course development and launched N.T. Wright Online in 2015. David has been an Adjunct Professor at Trinity International University for over 35 years and teaches in the area of Biblical Studies, specializing in the New Testament. He also served as an Associate Pastor at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, WI, for 30 years.

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