Summary: We must have wisdom from God.
BIBLE PRAYING FOR WISDOM
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