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Bible study is essential to our Christian walk. As we study God's Word, our personal relationship with God grows deeper and deeper. It empowers us to live for the Lord in every aspect of our lives. This is what has inspired me to do an online Bible study.

Many years ago my husband introduced me to a commentary on the book of Colossians and I was so blessed as the Scripture came to life before my very eyes. Since that day we have developed an extensive library and enjoy studying God's Word.

I have prepared some Bible studies that I would like to share with you. My prayer is that they will bless you as much as they have blessed me in preparing them. I pray your life is touched and that it would inspire you to live every moment of every day for Christ.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Seek God's Wisdom

James is describing for us the mature Christian whose wisdom is from above, whose righteous living remains pure, peaceable, gentle, merciful, impartial, and not hypocritical.

James 3:17 "But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.

Such a believer is not self-serving but fruitful, reflecting a stable living testament to the Lord Jesus Christ. If our individual lives could reflect these characteristics, then we would be able to penetrate this world's darkness with the light of Christ. We can be a beacon to those whose lives have been wrecked on the shores of sin, failure, and disappointment. Since true wisdom comes from outside ourselves and from God himself, we have to examine where our reliance is placed. Do we Fully Rely on God?

It makes sense of what James has prescribed for a life of faith. It requires an active prayer life - to ask for wisdom as James 1:5 commands and It requires a conscious dependence on God in the humility prescribed in James 3:13. You can have all the head knowledge you want, but you have to have God's wisdom to be able to use that knowledge correctly. It is said that knowledge enables us to take things apart, but wisdom enables us to put things together and relate God's truth to daily life. Let's seek God's wisdom and continue to grow in our Christian walk.

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