“The LORD possessed me at the beginning of his work, the first of his acts of old. Ages ago I was set up, at the first, before the beginning of the earth” (v22-23). Wisdom speaks poetically in this passage, saying that she was part of the earth’s foundations. “When he established the heavens, I was there …like a master workman” (v27-30). When we seek God’s wisdom and follow His ways, we are walking in harmony with the way God made the universe.
When we live according to the values of God’s eternal kingdom, His righteousness and justice, His mercy and faithfulness, we are storing up an “inheritance” (v21) that is more precious than gold and silver.