WISDOM: It’s not what you know, it’s how you live.
Wisdom Trail…”Making Wise Decisions”
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
and do not lean on your own understanding.
6 In all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make straight your paths.
7 Be not wise in your own eyes;
fear the Lord, and turn away from evil.
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.
There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death.
Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.
Desire without knowledge is not good,
and whoever makes haste with his feet misses his way.
3 When a man’s folly brings his way to ruin,
his heart rages against the Lord.
Listen to advice and accept instruction,
that you may gain wisdom in the future.
21 Many are the plans in the mind of a man,
but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand.
No wisdom, no understanding, no counsel
can avail against the Lord.
31 The horse is made ready for the day of battle,
but the victory belongs to the Lord.
Three Questions for Making Godly Decisions:
-God sees partial obedience as evil
-When God’s Word speaks clearly on a matter you are done. You don’t have to look further!
-When we come to the WORD OF GOD, we have to take it as just that, THE WORD OF GOD!
People who are like me and like me, tend to agree with me.
-Godly counsel cares more about TRUTH than your feelings. Your friends care more about your relationship than the truth.
God’s Spirit will never contradict God’s Word – will never tell you to disobey, that it doesn’t apply to you.
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