Faith is not knowledge!

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Faith is not the human act of merely consenting to theological knowldge but it is the divine act of submitting both our Intellect and Will to God's revelation. If the Intellect alone is employed, knowledge remains simply as true and good life-giving information. It does not transform our life nor does it give life. Faith without action is dead. Jam 2:26 Will is the faculty of the soul which seeks to love that which is known. And 'loving' is not simply liking the information but the act of becoming what we have come to know. In other words loving is to freely act upon the information in such a way that knowledge becomes a living experience. If I come to know that in order to sustain my life I must drink water and if I do not act on this information and drink water, this knowledge does not do me any good.  In order for my faith to be active and alive, my Will has to be in harmony with the Intellect. It also means both my Intellect and Will should be surrendered to God. The di

The wisdom of seeking Wisdom

A genius has intelligence, expert has wealth of experience. But the wise has Wisdom.

Intelligence is the capacity to process Knowledge. Knowledge is the processed data. But Wisdom is God’s counsel freely available to all mankind. Wisdom is superior as it not only deals with issues of life here but also the life to come. It has a salvific dimension too.

Experiential knowledge can be built on old wisdom but better is the wisdom of "now". 

Every human related problem, even when the situations are identical, requires unique solutions. Wisdom offers t
his unique and ever new solution and addresses the problem "wholly". Wisdom knows all parties involved in the problem and thus able to offer unique, holistic and integrated solution. These solutions not only work but also build the individual. Wisdom is a share in God’s knowledge.

Ask and you shall receive. Seek and you shall find. Knock and the door shall be opened unto you

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