Modeling God's Wisdom
Modeling God’s Wisdom
The 4 C’s of Trusting God’s Wisdom:
1. Because He’s Conscious
2. Because He’s Concerned
3. Because He’s Consistent
4. Because He’s Capable
Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT)
Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.
Jesus said, “What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?”
“Will the wisest person please stand up?”
James 3:13 (ESV)
“Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.”
Big Idea: A seeking heart makes smart choices that produce a God-Blessed life marked by a gentle spirit.
Question from James: Are you a wise person?
Key #1: A Seeking Heart
“Who is wise and understanding among you?
Key #2: Make Smart Choices
“Who is…understanding among you?
Two ways to become a “specialist” in the Christian life: people and pain.
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
Key #3: A God-Blessed Life
“By his good conduct let him show his works…”
Key #4: A Gentle Spirit
“…Let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.”
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
We’ll never walk in wisdom without God’s help.