Psa 90:12 So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.
As tomorrow is promised to no one, we need the wisdom of this verse to talk sense to us. Wisdom suggests the proper application of facts, the right direction and use of knowledge. It tells us to plan well for life, set things in order.
Wisdom may overall improve lives but don’t expect it to guarantee it. The book of Proverbs is full of wise words, however it does not guarantee that by doing all it says, things will be different for you, it displays the probability of better outcome. He whose heart is applied to seek wisdom puts himself in such a position that he can think divinely and plan accordingly. Planning and putting things in order (like savings, life insurance or taking good care of self etc) is not denying living by faith. FAITH and WISDOM are not in conflict, for by WISDOM Asa built fortified cities for their safety and raised an army for the days of battle (2Ch 14:6-8). And by FAITH he did not rely on his planning for successes but believed that God could use all, some or none of the things he applied wisdom to (2Ch 14:11). King Asa’s preparation indicates wisdom, relying on God even with the preparation is faith. Pray and plan but don’t put confidence in your plans, Psa 40:4 “Blessed is that man who makes the LORD his trust,…”