Wisdom From Above

July 15, 2018 Speaker: Matt Maka Series: The Book of James

Topic: Living for God Scripture: James 3:13–3:18


Wisdom comes from beholding God rightly, which leads us to live rightly. 


Specific Questions

  1. How does God define heavenly wisdom in James 3:13?
  2. How does God define earthly wisdom in James 3:14-15?
  3. What is the fruit or result of earthly wisdom (3:16)?
  4. What is the fruit or result of God’s wisdom (3:17-18)?
  5. Based on this passage are you living according to God’s wisdom or the world’s wisdom?
  6. Where do you need to be “meek” and put to death “selfish ambition” for the sake of Community and the fame of Christ?

General Questions

  1. Know Jesus:
    • What does Jesus want you know about Himself in this passage?
    • What does this passage reveal about the character of the Trinity?
  2. Love Jesus:
    • How do these truths about Jesus stir you to love, treasure, and savor Jesus more?
  3. Live for Jesus:
    • What is Jesus telling you to do, believe, or change?
    • What are you going to do about it?

These questions are also available in the PDF, available in the Downloads section.

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