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The Gifts of the Holy Spirit: A Pathway to Divine Fulfillment

The concept of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit, as outlined in the New Testament, is a profound testament to the intricate and transcendent relationship between humanity and the divine. These gifts are not merely symbolic tokens; they are transformative powers that enable individuals to transcend their ordinary limitations and align themselves with a higher purpose. To truly grasp the magnitude of these gifts, one must delve into their biblical foundations and understand their psychological and spiritual implications. In 1 Corinthians 12:7-11, the Apostle Paul provides a detailed enumeration of these gifts: “To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. To one is given through the Spirit the utterance of wisdom, and to another the utterance of knowledge according to the same Spirit, to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of healing by the one Spirit, to another the working of miracles, to another prophecy, to another the ability to distinguish betwee

In Praise of Wisdom





1 All wisdom comes from the Lord and with him, it remains forever.

2 The sand of the sea, the drops of rain, the days of eternity—who can count them?

3 The height of heaven, the breadth of the earth, the abyss, and wisdom—who can search them out?

4 Wisdom was created before all other things,  and prudent understanding from eternity.

5 The root of wisdom—to whom has it been revealed? Her subtleties—who knows them?

6 There is but one who is wise, greatly to be feared, seated upon his throne—the Lord.

7 It is he who created her; he saw her and took her measure; he poured her out upon all his works,

8 upon all the living according to his gift; he lavished her upon those who love him.

9 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; she is created with the faithful in the womb.

10 With the godly she was created from of old, and with their descendants, she will keep faith.

- Sirach 1: 1-10


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Persons we consider as the most intelligent amongst us have talked about black holes, string theory and what not but these same people cannot tell us what is in the deepest parts of our oceans nor can they cure cancer. They seemingly may have tons of knowledge but they obviously lack humility and wisdom.  Wisdom will tell us that no matter how great knowledge these people may have,  they still don't know everything and this is the reason why I find most of these people arrogant. Not all but some. 

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