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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, November 17, 2015

Let's Walk the Talk

James sets the stage by posing a challenge to those who were considered wise among his audience. He says in James 3:13 "Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom."

The Greek word for 'wise' (sophia) means skillful, Whereas the Greek word for understanding means expert, skillful, or experienced. So James is exhorting those who claim the status of being wise, skillful and experienced to display their virtues in their behavior. Sounds familiar doesn't it. James continually tells us to Walk the Talk.

'Let him show' is a Greek imperative mode - meaning that this is a command. So James is commanding us to show good conduct that our works are done in the (meekness) humility of wisdom.

James firmly declares that only good conduct reflects true wisdom and practical understanding. This is the only tangible proof that one is wise or has understanding. Such conduct results only from having the fear of the Lord in your heart. ~
Psalm 111:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever."

Let's seek God's wisdom and continue to grow in our Christian walk.

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