Who Is Wise?
INTRODUCTION: Knowledge enables us to take things apart, but
wisdom enables us to put things together and relate God's truth
to daily life. We need wisdom to be able to use that knowledge
I. QUESTIONS THAT NECESSITATE AN ANSWER. v.l3
A. REVEALED THROUGH ACTIONS. v.l3a
"show" - display
"good" - splendid or noble
"life" - way we live
B. REVEALED THROUGH ATTITUDES. l3b
"meekness" - power under control;
energy harnessed for the glory of God.
II. QUESTION THAT RADIATES THE ANSWER. v.l4-18
A. GODLESS WISDOM. l4-l6
1. ITS INCLINATION. l4
"Bitter envying" - bitter zeal;
jealousy-anger; spirit of harsh
resentment; someone who cannot bear to
see someone else succeed.
"Strife in heart" - one who selfishly
divides a group into factions deliberately
trying to create division.
2. ITS ORIGINATION. 15
"Earthly" - based on earthly standards,
sources, and measur ...
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