QUESTIONS GOD CAN ONLY ANSWER
"HOW CAN GOD HELP YOU?"
MAY 20, 1990
INTRODUCTION: Razorback football: Hog heaven versus the
field. The difference is perspective!
I have studied the subject of wisdom for many years. The
greatest definition of wisdom is Bill Gothard's definition
of wisdom: "Wisdom is seeing life from God's perspective."
As God is expanding my faith, building up my endurance in
life, and developing my character, He says that there will
be times in my life when I will need to see from His per-
spective what He is trying to do.(How to morally walk right)
The differences between knowledge and wisdom are many:
Knowledge results in pride. Wisdom results in humility.
Knowledge comes through education. Wisdom comes through
Knowledge is what you think. Wisdom is what God thinks.
T.S.: When you face the trials of your life, and life itself
"the good and the bad", how can God help you?
L- GOD CAN GIVE YOU WISDOl FOR YOUR LIFE. (v.5e
Exp: "lacks wisdom"-short of seeing life the way God
sees it.<"I do not understand what God . .">
"let him ask of God"-to make specific request in
prayer for God's help.
"who gives to all men generously"-God gives to any-
one who lacks wisdom generously, liberally, un-
conditionally, open-hearted, FREELY!
"without reproach"-without rebuke, insult or grudge
"it will be given to you"-God is a giving God!
Ill: Various Questions about life!
App: What Can you learn from this verse?
(1) Trials create the need for wisdom.
(2) God is the only source of wisdom.
(3) If you will ask God for wisdom, He will freely
and liberally give it to you.
2. GOD CAN ANSWER YOUR PRAYERS WHEN YOU PRAY IN FAITH.
Exp: "ask in faith"-means confidence in prayer, believ-
ing and trusting that God will answer the
prayer in some way. Do you believe?
"without any doubting"-to divide, to be at variance
with your ...
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