“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” James 1:5 NKJV
WISDOM = APPLIED KNOWLEDGE!!
RUN TO GOD PERIOD!!
“My son, if you receive my words, And treasure my commands within you…” Prov 2:1 NKJV
“These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 NKJV
2.INCLINE YOUR EARS!!
“So that you incline your ear to wisdom, And apply your heart to understanding; Yes, if you cry out for discernment, And lift up your voice for understanding, If you seek her as silver, And search for her as for hidden treasures;” Prov 2:2-4 NKJV
PURSUE WISDOM WITHOUT DOUBTING!!
“But let him ask in faith, with no doubting…” James 1:6 NKJV
3.WISDOM PRESERVES YOUR PATH!!
“For the Lord gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding; He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk uprightly; He guards the paths of justice, And preserves the way of His saints.” Proverbs 2:6-8 NKJV
“…for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.” James 1:6-8 NKJV
Life Group Questions
What’s the difference between Knowledge and Wisdom?? Which one do you believe is more valuable to your walk with Christ??
When you experience trials, where/who do you normally run to?? Is it healthy??
Why is it important to obtain Godly Wisdom?? How does it benefit you??
Have you been living a “Double Minded” life?? What did you learn from this message to change that mindset??