The God Kind of Wisdom

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A Sermon by Mike Smith ...Godly wisdom should be the most sought after knowledge ever. Discover what God's word says about it.

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The God Kind of Wisdom

  1. 1. Wisdom Is the Principle Thing •We must begin each thing with the right goal for wisdom. Prov. 1:1-7; 2:1-7; 4:7 •How can we gain the God kind of wisdom? •Why have the Godly wisdom vs. any other type? •How can we have the God kind of wisdom today?
  2. 2. The Question and the Answer •Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness (gentleness) of wisdom. •Christ is this way… 2 Cor. 10:1 •We must put on this trait as well… Col. 3:12; Titus 3:2
  3. 3. Wisdom Blockers •We must recognize the problems that ungodly thinking makes: James 3:14-16 •Envy and Self-seeking… James 1:20 •Produces boasting and lying against the Truth… 2 Cor. 10:12; 1 Cor. 13:4-5 •Their origin is earthly, sensual and demonic. 1 Jn. 2:15-17; 1 Tim. 3:6 •Avoid these because envy and self- seeking brings confusion and every evil thing!
  4. 4. Godly Wisdom Enabler’s James 3:17 •Is first Pure. It must be ran through the filter of God’s pure truth, unmixed with evil. •Then peaceable. It aims for peace. •Gentle. Exercises a controlled gentle spirit. •Willing to yield. open to reason ESV. •Full of mercy (kindness) and good fruits. Shows goodness and help to others. •Without Partiality. Being nonjudgmental •Without Hypocrisy. Having unfeigned sincerity
  5. 5. Get the God Kind of Wisdom! •God’s word reveals how. 2 Pet. 1:3; Jas. 3:18 •The God kind of wisdom is shown by a righteous life guided by a gentle and properly controlled spirit. •Begin your godly life today by obeying the gospel of Christ. Eph. 1:13; 1 Cor. 15:3-4 •Hear & Believe the gospel… Rom. 1:16-17 •Repent of sin… Acts 2:38 •Confess Christ… Rom. 10:10 •Baptism into Christ… Gal. 3:27

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