Earthly vs. Heavenly Wisdom


Consider Jesus

Do you want to be counted wise, to build a reputation for wisdom? Here’s what you do:

Live well, live wisely, live humbly. It’s the way you live, not the way you talk, that counts.

Mean-spirited ambition isn’t wisdom.

Boasting that you are wise isn’t wisdom.

Twisting the truth to make yourselves sound wise isn’t wisdom.

It’s the furthest thing from wisdom–it’s animal cunning, devilish conniving. 

Whenever you’re trying to look better than others or get the better of others, things fall apart and everyone ends up at the others’ throats.

Real wisdom, God’s wisdom, begins with a holy life and is characterized by getting along with others.

It is gentle and reasonable, overflowing with mercy and blessings, not hot one day and cold the next, not two-faced.

You can develop a healthy, robust community that lives right with God and enjoy its results only if you do the…

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2 responses »

  1. God has been dealing with me, and this fits right in! Thank you, Michelle, for listening to Him for us! God bless you!

  2. He’s dealing with me too, Deb! I’ve loved seeing your posts again. I don’t know how you get so much said with so little words…it’s a true gift He’s given you. Thanks for your continued support. Love you much!

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