Pursuing Wisdom

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Powerful post exploring God's checklist for wisdom. (James 3:13, 17) http://adivineencounter.com/pursuing-wisdom

I’m writing over at Satisfaction Through Christ today. Will you join me there? I’m considering a topic that’s critical for every Christ-follower. It’s the cry of our hearts…the thirst of our souls…it’s wisdom.

Here’s a peek!

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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….

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.

James 3:13, 17

“Dear God, please give me wisdom…”

This might be the prayer I lift more than any other. We desperately need wisdom in virtually every aspect of life, don’t we? In our relationships. In our finances. In life’s decisions. Certainly in our marriages. In our places of employment. And perhaps most of all, in our parenting.

I don’t know about you, but sometimes the whole idea of “wisdom” seems sort of ambiguous. Just when I think I may have grasped it, I look down at my clutched hands to find them empty. How do we know if we’ve attained wisdom? At what point do we become wise? What does it look like?…

Read the rest here, just a click away!

Powerful post exploring God's checklist for wisdom. (James 3:13,17) http://adivineencounter.com/pursuing-wisdom

Written by Jennifer Clarke

 

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