Summary: We must have wisdom from God.


James 1 5If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.


Wisdom is not how well you are read but how wise you can reason.Wisdom is not what you know but how well you use what you know.

1. Reasons for wanting wisdom.

Our foolish decisions

Looking back we need wisdom

Our failures mistakes of the past.

Our fatal decisions to late to change

2. Requirement for wisdom

Faith that is unshakeable

Faithfulness that is unquestionable

Firm foundation that is unchangeable

3. Request for wisdom

Pray give thy servant and understanding heart

Pray that we will use it for the Lord

Pray that God will get glory from our wisdom

4. Response to wisdom

Recognize that God is the giver

Realize that it is only through Grace of God we have it

Receive it by faith in God

Gods promise to us

5. Results of wisdom

Conduct has been miraculously corrected

Character has been made good by his power

Conversation has completely turned to praise

Call comes for you to follow Christ start now

6. Rivers of wisdom

Flows like a mighty stream from God

Fills all who will ask in faith nothing doubting

Favors none but the seekers and askers

Fault of your own if you do not ask and receive

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