Proverbs 8:22-31. Science has taken us deep into the subatomic world, where the principles of quantum mechanics describe the movement of atoms and subatomic particles. Theologically, we are created with free will, the capacity to choose our own actions; Proverbs 8 asks us to choose the way of Wisdom. But if all we are is a collection of atoms, whose behavior is determined by quantum mechanics, are we really free?
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given,and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6) The Season of Advent is upon us, and the waiting has begun. We