In Proverbs today I was reading in Chapter 4, and the writer was talking to his son about wisdom. He encouraged him to "get" wisdom. However, he didn't stop there. Upon this "getting" of wisdom, he went a step further to tell his son to actually understand wisdom. It is not merely the acquistion of wisdom that is important. No. It is the knowledge of how it works, how it affects us, how we can use it to grow closer to God. How do we start to understand wisdom? We must surround ourselves with those who have it, as well as fill our minds with words of wisdom. He also goes on to encourage us to keep God's words in the forefronts of our minds and to write them on our hearts.
So much more than simply the acquisition.