A FAITH THAT MAKES TOUGH CHOICES EASIER
A Faith That Works When Life Doesn’t - Part 2
HOW DOES TRUSTING GOD MAKE TOUGH CHOICES EASIER? James 1:5-8
“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.” James 1:5 (NIV)
“Wisdom is a tree of life to those who embrace her; happy are those who hold her tightly.” Proverbs 3:18 (NLT)
“Getting wisdom is the wisest thing you can do!”
Proverbs 4:7 (NLT)
“Wisdom is sweet to your soul. If you find it, you will have a
bright future, and your hopes will not be cut short.”
Proverbs 24:14 (NLT))
HOW DO I GET THE WISDOM I NEED?
A. _____________________________________ IN MY LIFE!
“Reverence for the LORD is the foundation of true wisdom. The REWARDS OF WISDOM come to all who obey him. Praise his name forever!” Psalm 111:10 (NLT)
“Showing respect to the Lord will make you wise, and being humble will bring honor to you.” Proverbs 15:33 (CEV)
B. _____________________________________ IN MY LIFE!
Jesus: “Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” John 13:17 (NLT)
“God’s way is perfect. All the Lord’s promises prove true.
2 Samuel 22:31 (NLT)
“Whoever looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom and continues in it—not forgetting what they have heard but doing it—they will be blessed in what they do.” James 1:25 (NIV)
C. __________________________________ INTO MY LIFE!
“Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.” Proverbs 13:20 (NLT)
“Anyone with God’s wisdom will know what makes good sense, but fools can never make up their minds.”
Proverbs 17:24 (CEV)
“When you ask God for wisdom, you must believe and expect God to answer because anyone who starts doubting is like a wave in the sea that is blown and tossed around by the ever-changing winds. That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. Such a person is double minded and unstable in all they do.” James 1:6-8 (NIV)
Jesus said, “According to your faith it will be done to you!” Matthew 9:29 (NIV)
4. WHEN I TRUST GOD, HE useS EVEN my ____________! “And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” Romans 8:28 (NLT)