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Bible Wisdom

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Besides Wisdom in the Bible, what Guides does God Provide on what to be in "character" and how to "make decisions" in life as Christians imitate Jesus & apostles?

Besides Wisdom in the Bible, what Guides does God Provide on what to be in "character" and how to "make decisions" in life as Christians imitate Jesus & apostles?

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  • 1. Bible’s Three Guides Father Wisdom GOD Faith Lovehttp://BibleOpia.WordPress.com By Carl Frederick II
  • 2. The Three GuidesLearn More about Our Facing Challenges?God Given Guidesin the Bible Forming Character? Future Preparing? Wisdom FatherWant to be like GODGod in character,to properlyfollow? Faith LoveBy Carl Frederick II * http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com 1/31/2013
  • 3. The Three Guides God View http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Father GODGreat AdviceReal-World Illustrations Bible Instructs inInsights to Human Nature Knowledge AbsolutesDecision Boundaries and Areas of Latitude What does God Guide ?Besides Wisdom in the Bible, what “Guides” does God Provideon what to be in “Character" and how to “Make Decisions" inlife as Christians imitate Jesus’ apostles?
  • 4. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Ponder PossibilitiesDecision Remain Faithful to God Optimize DecisionsQuestions Factor in Relationships Integrate Choices Trade-off Concerns Wisdom What does Wisdom Guide ? Father GODWhat to do &how to thinkin areas oflatitude? Faith Love What does Faith Guide ? What does Love Guide ? *
  • 5. The Three Guides 3D Triangle Depth in View is Reminder for Depth in You Love Guide View God ViewBy Carl Frederick II * http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com 1/31/2013
  • 6. The Three Guides Star View http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com In Bible, Explore Psalms & Advised Son to David’s Advice to Son King Seek Wisdom Solomon in Proverbs Wisdom God View Love God’s Commandments Love God Love People How did King David show these Guides? Trust in God Guide ViewBy Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 7. Three Guides Work Together http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Review How did Bible Book Queen Ester of Esther. exhibit all these guides? Wisdom Who else Father Exhibited How did the GOD Guides & Centurion How? illustrate these guides? Faith LoveBy Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 8. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.comMatthew 6:33 (ESV): Seek First33 But seek first thekingdom of God and Righteousness &his righteousness, and Kingdom of Godall these things will beadded to you. Wisdom Seek 1st His Righteousness Kingdom & Holy Righteousness Father GOD Faith Love *
  • 9. The Three Guides Share Righteousness http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Wisdom discerns the Lord’s Way is Righteousness Wisdom Righteousness Wisdom RighteousnessHosea 14:9 (ESV): 9 Whoever is wise, let him understandthese things; whoever is discerning, let him know them; forthe ways of the LORD are right, and the upright walk inthem, but transgressors stumble in them.
  • 10. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Share Righteousness Faith Righteousness Faith in Jesus Christ is Way to Righteousness FaithGenesis 15:6 (ESV): 6 And he believed the LORD, and hecounted it to him as righteousness.
  • 11. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Share Righteousness Righteousness LoveSow Righteousness as Wayto Reap Steadfast Love LoveHosea 10:12 (ESV): 12 Sow for yourselves righteousness;reap steadfast love; break up your fallow ground, for it is thetime to seek the LORD, that he may come and rainrighteousness upon you.
  • 12. Three Guides Share TruthGod is Truth & http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Wise to Buy TruthWitnesses to Truth Proverbs 23:23 (ESV):1 Corinthians 2:13 (ESV): 23 Buy truth, and do13 And we impart this in not sell it; buywords not taught by wisdom, instruction,human wisdom but and understanding …taught by the Spirit,interpreting spiritualtruths to those who Wisdomare spiritual Father Love in TruthFaith in Truth GOD 1 John 3:18Titus 1:1 (ESV): 1 (ESV): 18 LittlePaul, a servant of children, let usGod and an apostle not love in wordof Jesus Christ, for or talk but inthe sake of the faith deed and inof Gods elect and Faith Love truth.their knowledgeof the truth, whichaccords withgodliness … By Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 13. Three Guides Share Hope http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Hope in the God of Jacob Wisdom Leads to Hope Psalms 146:5 (ESV): 5 Proverbs 24:14 (ESV): Blessed is he whose help 14 Know that wisdom is is the God of Jacob, such to your soul; if you whose hope is in the find it, there will be a LORD his God, … future, and your hope will not be cut off. Wisdom Love Hopes Father 1 Corinthians 13:7 (ESV): 7 Love GOD bears all things, believes all things, Faith Hopes hopes all things, Hebrews 11:1 endures all things. (ESV): 1 Now faith is the assurance of Faith Love things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.y Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 14. Three Guides Share Three http://BibleOpia.WordPress.comShareRighteousness,Truth, and HopeHow is truth adistinguishing Wisdomattribute of Father In Whom isGod? GOD Our Ultimate Hope?Who is theFather of Lies? Faith LoveHow is Righteousnessrighteousnesscredited to us? By Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 15. The Three Guides Faith Links to Love http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com RighteousnessFaith 2 Peter 1:5-7 Love + + + + + + +Your Effort to Add in Be Productive & Effective * Increasing Measure & Make Certain
  • 16. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Wisdom Links to Faith James 1:5-6 (ESV):Second Chance 5 If any of you lacksWisdom via wisdom, let him ask God,God by who gives generously to all without reproach, andFaith it will be given him. 6 But Wisdom let him ask in faith, with Righteousness no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind. Ask God Faith Faith Wisdom *
  • 17. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Wisdom Links to LovePsalms 107:43 (ESV): Wise ObserveWhoever is wise, lethim attend to these God showsthings; let them Steadfast Loveconsider the steadfastlove of the LORD. Wisdom Righteousness Observe GodWisdom Steadfast Love Love *
  • 18. Three Guides: Armor of God http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com StandsDevil’s Schemes Full Helmet of Salvation Armor Firm Sword of Spirit Shield of Faith of God Belt of Truth Breastplate of Put On Righteousness Readiness of Gospel of PeaceEphesians 6:10-20 (NIV): 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and inhis mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you cantake your stand against the devil’s schemes.By Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 19. Three Guides Rejoice thru Sufferings http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Builds Endurance Full Sufferings Armor Character of God HopeRomans 5:3-4 (ESV): 3 More than that, we rejoice in oursufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 andendurance produces character, and character produces hope … * 1/31/2013By Carl Frederick II
  • 20. Three Guides: Joy thru Trials http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Full Produces Steadfastness ArmorTrials Perfect of God & Complete Lacking NothingJames 1:2-4 (ESV): 2 Count it all joy, my brothers, when youmeet trials of various kinds, 3 for you know that the testing ofyour faith produces steadfastness. 4 And let steadfastnesshave its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete,lacking in nothing. By Carl Frederick II * 1/31/2013
  • 21. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.comBoasting No! If will boast, Boast in the Lord! Boast in wisdom, riches, or might? Wisdom Righteousness Wisdom Knows the LordJeremiah 9:23-24 (ESV): 23 Thus says the LORD: “Let not thewise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast inhis might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, 24 but let himwho boasts boast in this, that he understands and knows me,that I am the LORD who practices steadfast love, justice, andrighteousness in the earth. For in these things I delight, declaresthe LORD.”
  • 22. The Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.comGreater WisdomWisdom of God > Foolishness of God > Wisdom of the World • Know God  Get Wisdom • Beginning of Wisdom is the Fear of the Lord Wisdom of the World Wisdom of God1 Corinthians 1:20-21 (ESV): 20 Where is the one who is wise?Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has notGod made foolish the wisdom of the world? 21 For since, in thewisdom of God, the world did not know God through wisdom,it pleased God through the folly of what we preach to save thosewho believe.
  • 23. The Three Revelation 7:12 (ESV): 12 saying, "Amen! BlessingGuides and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power andAttributes might be to our God Wisdom of God forever and ever! Amen."of God Father GOD Faithful Steadfast LoveDeuteronomy 7:9 (ESV): 9 Know therefore that the LORD yourGod is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfastlove with those who love him and keep his commandments, to athousand generations, … * 1/31/2013 By Carl Frederick II
  • 24. The Three Characteristics for http://BibleOpia.WordPress.comGuides Success & FavorProverbs 3:7 Proverbs 3:5 (ESV):(ESV): 7 Be not 5 Trust in the Lordwise in your own with all your heart, Wisdom of God and do not lean oneyes; fear theLORD, and turn Father your ownaway from evil. GOD understanding. Faithfulness Steadfast LoveProverbs 3:3-4 (ESV): 3 Let not steadfast love and faithfulnessforsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on thetablet of your heart. 4 So you will find favor and good success inthe sight of God and man. * 1/31/2013 By Carl Frederick II
  • 25. The Three Apply Guides of Wisdom, Faith & Love To Be Wise, Faithful, and Loving, as http://BibleOpia.WordPress.comGuides: Character Embraces Wisdom of God, Faithfulness, and Steadfast Love.Facets Wise Wisdom Wisdom of God Father GOD Faith Love Faithful Loving1/31/2013 Faithfulness Steadfast Love By Carl Frederick II *
  • 26. The Three http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com God is the I AMGuides: pointing us TO BE like Jesus, the SaviorFacets GOD Son of God Steadfast Love Loving Love *
  • 27. The Three Guides: Facets http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com GOD Son of God Faith Faithful FaithfulnessExpendEfforts onEternalElements ofExistence Character Embraces1/31/2013 * By Carl Frederick II
  • 28. Three Guides Trees of Life http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Wisdom is a Tree of Life Proverbs 3:18 (ESV): She is a tree of life to Wisdom those who lay hold of her; those who hold Father her fast are called GOD blessed. Faith Love RighteousnessBy Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 29. Three Guides Trees of Life http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Hope Fulfilled is a Tree of Life Proverbs 13:12 (ESV): Hope deferred makes Wisdom the heart sick, but a Father desire fulfilled is a GOD tree of life. Faith Love RighteousnessBy Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 30. Three Guides Trees of Life http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Righteousness’ Fruit is a Tree of Life Proverbs 11:30 (ESV): The fruit of the righteous is a tree of Wisdom life, and whoever Father captures souls is wise GOD Faith Love Righteousness Its’ Fruit *By Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013
  • 31. Three Guides Trees of Life http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com A Pure Gentle Tongue is a Tree of Life Proverbs 13:12 (ESV): A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but Wisdom perverseness in it Father breaks the spirit. GOD Faith Love RighteousnessBy Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 32. Three Guides Trees of Life http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com How best to use trees of life God makes available? Revelation 2:7 (ESV): Wisdom He who has an ear, let Father him hear what the Spirit GOD says to the churches. To the one who conquers I will grant to eat of the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.’: Faith Love Righteousness Its’ Fruit *By Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013
  • 33. Three Guides & Trees of Life http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Apply Guides of Wisdom, Faith & Love Wise Wisdom To Be Wise, Faithful, and Loving, as Character Embraces Wisdom of God Wisdom Wisdom of God, Father Faithfulness, and GOD Steadfast Love. Faith Love Faithful Loving Faithfulness Steadfast Love Love Righteousness Sow & Reap Trees of Life 1/31/2013 Its’ FruitBy Carl Frederick II God makes available!
  • 34. Three Guides: Be Ready http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Full GOD Son of God Armor Faith of God Faithful Faithfulness Wise WisdomLove All Wisdom of God Wisdom Father People Faith Faithful GO D Love Loving Faithfulness Steadfast Love Lov Righteousness e Its’ Fruit Preach Love God, Repentance God’s Word, To All Nations and God’s Will1 Timothy 4:15-16 (ESV): 15 Practice these things, immerseyourself in them, so that all may see your progress. 16 Keep aclose watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for byso doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.By Carl Frederick II * 1/31/2013
  • 35. Three Guides: Lifelights http://BibleOpia.WordPress.comApply Guides of Wisdom, Faith & LoveTo Be Wise, Faithful, and Loving, asCharacter Embraces Wisdom of God, WiseFaithfulness, and Steadfast Love. WisdomTo Stand Firm, Put On Sow & Reap Trees of LifeFull Armor of God Wisdom of God God makes available! WisdomHelmet of Salvation Love God’s FatherSword of Spirit GOD 10 CommandmentsShield of Faith Faith LoveBelt of Truth Faithful Loving Love LoveBreastplate of God PeopleRighteousness Faithfulness Steadfast Love LoveReadiness of Righteousness What does God,Gospel of Peace Its’ Fruit Wisdom, Faith, and Love Guide? 2 Peter 1:5-7 Your Effort to Be Productive + + + + + + + Add in & Effective & Increasing Measure Make Certain Calling & Election *By Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013
  • 36. Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Bible References Bible Version utilized is the English Standard Version (ESV), known for literal word for word translation, and easy reading. • Bible Gateway: • http://BibleGateway.com • Glo Bible: • http://GloBible.com/ Images Courtesy • Microsoft Office: • http://Microsoft.comBy Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *
  • 37. Three Guides http://BibleOpia.WordPress.com Article References Reference Materials Website @ BibleOpia.WordPress.com • The Three Guides: • http://bibleopia.wordpress.com/2011/08/28/the-three-guides/ • The Three Guides and the Centurion: • http://bibleopia.wordpress.com/2011/09/15/the-three-guides-and- the-centurion/ • Ask, Seek, and Knock: • http://bibleopia.wordpress.com/2011/09/24/ask-seek-and-knock/ • The Three Guides: Characteristics of Success & Favor: • http://bibleopia.wordpress.com/2011/12/22/the-three-guides- characteristics-for-success-favor/By Carl Frederick II 1/31/2013 *

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