True widsom in tough times

25 05 2011

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. 15 Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. 16 For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.

17 But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.” (James 3:17)

No matter what happens, we are called to a higher standard. When the world responds with bitterness and anger, we respond with peace-loving, impartial sincere wisdom. This wisdom is not our own and comes only from God. Without Him I can’t make it though even one day. Lord season my speech with wisdom so I can be salt and light to the world.

In His love,



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