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Wisdom From Above

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Wisdom from Above

James 3:13 ESV
Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.

1. Wisdom IS HUMBLE (3:13)

Wise” (sophos; cf. sophias in 1:5) describes one with moral insight and skill in the practical issues of life. “Understanding” (epistēmōn) refers to intellectual perception and scientific acumen

A. Describe a wise person.
A wise and understanding person demonstrates in what he says and by what he does that possesses wisdom.
A. Describe a wise person.
B. Describe an understanding person.

2.Wisdom is Gracious (3:14-16)

James 3:14–16 ESV
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.

Understanding” (epistēmōn) refers to intellectual perception and scientific acumen.

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