Turning Trials to Triumph
“THE WISDOM TO WIN”
“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
“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??