Book of James Where to get Wisdom

Scripture Verses

                                                                                            James 3:13-18

Outline

Source of Wisdom(3:15, 17A)

  • Man’s Wisdom Satan’s wisdom (3:15)
    • Earthly, Carnal, Worldly
  • God’s Wisdom God’s wisdom (3:17a)
    • Spiritual, Pure, Heavenly
  • Examples of the folly of man’s wisdom
  • Tower of Babel (Gen. 11); Abraham (Gen. 12); King Saul (1 Sam. 17); Disciples (Matt. 14).

Signs of False Wisdom (VS. 14-16)

  • A Bitter Spirit Full of Envy
  • A Belligerent Spirit Full of Strife (Phil. 2:3)
  • A Boastful Spirit Full of Pride (1 Cor. 1:13)
  • A Blind Spirit Full of Deceit

Signs of Heavenly Wisdom (V.17)

  • Meekness
  • Good Fruits
  • Purity Without Partiality
  • Peaceable Without Hypocrisy
  • Gentleness 
  • Approachable
  • Merciful

Success of Wisdom

  • World’s Wisdom
    • Produces Wrong Living
    • Confusion
    • Evil Work
  • God’s Wisdom
    • Produces Blessing
    • Produces Righteousness
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