Godly Wisdom · James · Wisdom

Ten Tests to Ensure Godly Wisdom

Is it possible to know if we are getting godly wisdom? How do we know that we aren’t just listening to our conscience, or someone that agrees with us? James 3:13-18 offers 16 tests for God’s wisdom, although it doesn’t say test, it is “lists.”  When we are searching for wisdom, this passage is a… Continue reading Ten Tests to Ensure Godly Wisdom

Faith · Godly Counsel · Godly Wisdom · Plan · Seek God · Trust · Wisdom

Why Christians Abuse “Just Have Faith”

We should always have faith, but that doesn’t mean we never plan anything. My last blog addressed this: Christians Should Not Always “Just Have Faith”. I laid out arguments for times to “just have faith,” and times that God calls us to plan. If in our opportunity or problem we are unsure of whether or… Continue reading Why Christians Abuse “Just Have Faith”

Faith · Godly Counsel · Plan · Planning · Wisdom

Christians Should Not Always “Just Have Faith”

Many times Christians say, “Just have faith.” The question that we are going to ask today is: “Does faith mean we don’t have to plan?”  In other words, is faith a substitute for planning? First, does God ever call us to plan?  If we believe we are to plan, are there times when we are… Continue reading Christians Should Not Always “Just Have Faith”

anxiety · Corona Virus · Faith · Fear · Godly Wisdom · Health · Pandemic · Plan · Wisdom

Godly Wisdom During Global Panic

I would like to offer eight points of godly wisdom during this time of global panic. This of course is not inclusive, but hopefully gives a balanced approach to a current situation. At times like these, Christians are reminded how important their faith is, and how valuable being a believer is, in receiving God’s wisdom.… Continue reading Godly Wisdom During Global Panic

Controversy · Decisions · Disagree · Gray Areas · Romans 14 · Wisdom

Gray Areas and Disagreements in the Christian Life PART III Who are the Weak Christians?

This is a multi-week series about gray areas and disagreements in the Christian life. In Part One  we discussed the fact that there are gray areas in the Christian life, and at times Christians have different views and both can be right. In Part Two, we discussed how Christians should be making decisions about gray areas.… Continue reading Gray Areas and Disagreements in the Christian Life PART III Who are the Weak Christians?