Pastor Jon Verwey
Proverbs 8:10–11 (NLT) — 10 Choose my instruction rather than silver, and knowledge rather than pure gold. 11 For wisdom is far more valuable than rubies. Nothing you desire can compare with it.
Proverbs 8:14 (NIV84) — 14 …I have understanding and power.
Proverbs 8:12 (NIV84) — 12 “I, wisdom, dwell together with prudence;
Proverbs 8:15 (NIV84) — 15 By me kings reign and rulers make laws that are just;
Proverbs 8:27 (NIV84) — 27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep,
Proverbs 8:35–36 (NIV84) — 35 For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord. 36 But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death.”
Proverbs 8:22–23 (NIV84) — 22 “The Lord brought me forth as the first of his works, before his deeds of old; 23 I was appointed from eternity, from the beginning, before the world began.
Colossians 1:15–17 (NIV84) — 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him. 17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.
1 Corinthians 1:24 (NLT) — 24 But to those called by God to salvation, both Jews and Gentiles, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God.