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Wisdom and faith

  1. 1. Wisdom & Faith Teresita Glasgow, President/CEO In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com (770) 943-7600
  2. 2. Wisdom Understanding of what is true, right or lasting Good judgment: common sense Learning: erudition In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  3. 3. Faith Confident belief in the truth, value or trustworthiness of a person, idea, or thing. Belief not based on logical proof or material evidence. Loyalty to a person or thing: allegiance. A belief or trust in God, religious conviction. A system of Religious beliefs. A set of principles or beliefs. In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  4. 4. Three Types of Wisdom Sophia Wisdom – The insight into the true nature of things – God’s wisdom/the big picture. Phronesis Wisdom – The ability to discern modes of action with a view to their results, the right use of the mind. Practical/the how to. Sunesis Wisdom – Understanding, intelligence, it is the critical faculty, instinct, inclination, knack, bent, aptness, gift. Networking. In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  5. 5. Solomon’s Wisdom 1 Kings 4:29 And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the sea shore. 1 Kings 4:30 And Solomons wisdom excelled the wisdom of all the children of the east country, and all the wisdom of Egypt. 1 Kings 4:34 And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which had heard of his wisdom. Solomon was not the only wise person in the bible: Joseph, Daniel, Jacob, Deborah. In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  6. 6. Types of Faith Little faith Great faith Strong faith Weak faith In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  7. 7. Abraham the Father of Faith Abraham had no bible but he had regular conversations with God. Genesis 18:19 For I know him, that he will command his children and his household after him, and they shall keep the way of the LORD, to do justice and judgment; that the LORD may bring upon Abraham that which he hath spoken of him. In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  8. 8. Little Faith Matthew 6:30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? Matthew 8:26 And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm. Matthew 14:31 And immediately Jesus stretched forth his hand, and caught him, and said unto him, O thou of little faith, wherefore didst thou doubt? Matthew 16:8 Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread? Luke 12:28 If then God so clothe the grass, which is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, O ye of little faith? In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  9. 9. Great Faith Matthew 8:10 When Jesus heard it, he marvelled, and said to them that followed, Verily I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. Luke 7:9 When Jesus heard these things, he marvelled at him, and turned him about, and said unto the people that followed him, I say unto you, I have not found so great faith, no, not in Israel. In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  10. 10. Strong FaithRomans 4:19-21 (King James Version) And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sarahs womb: He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform. In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  11. 11. Weak Faith Romans 4:19 And being not weak in faith, he considered not his own body now dead, when he was about an hundred years old, neither yet the deadness of Sarahs womb: Romans 14:1 Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations. In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com
  12. 12. Proverbs 4:7 (King James Version)“Wisdom is the principal thing; thereforeget wisdom: and with all thy getting getunderstanding.” In His Season, Inc. www.inhisseason.com

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