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SKILLED IN GODLY WISDOM. ‘If you want to know what God wants you to do, ask him, and he will gladly tell you, for he is always ready to give a bountiful.

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1 SKILLED IN GODLY WISDOM

2 ‘If you want to know what God wants you to do, ask him, and he will gladly tell you, for he is always ready to give a bountiful supply of wisdom to all who ask him; he will not resent it.’ James 1:5 (TLB)

3 TWO KINDS OF WISDOM EARTHLY WISDOMWISDOM FROM ABOVE

4 ‘ But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.’ James 3: (NIV)

5 ‘ For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.’ James 3:16 (NIV)

6 ‘ But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace- loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere [without hypocrisy, not pretending to be something it is not].’ James 3:17 (NIV)

7 ‘ Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.’ James 3:18 (NIV)

8 EARTHLY WISDOM  Bitterness  Envy or jealousy  Selfish ambition  Hypocrisy

9 WISDOM FROM ABOVE  Full of mercy  Full of good fruit  Impartial  Sincere  Pure  Peace-loving  Considerate  Submissive

10 WISDOM & HUMILITY

11 Humility is the birthplace of GODLY WISDOM

12 LIVING IN GODLY WISDOM

13 THE EFFECT OF GODLY WISDOM

14 ‘Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.’ James 3:13 (NIV)

15 WISDOM FROM ABOVE  It changes circumstances, hearts and worlds  It saves lives  It simplifies  It refreshes and gives life  It creates wealth  It carries a powerful testimony

16 Enrol in the School of the Spirit today with humility and dedication to learn and obey.


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