Mountain View Baptist Church


Transforming Wisdom

Transforming Wisdom

Series: James

Category: Christian Life

Speaker: Joshua Holland


I. Many claim to be wise. (v.13)

A. Wisdom is characterized by humility.

B. How you speak depends on how you think. (cf. Jas. 3:1-12)

C. Wisdom is measured in action and attitude, not degrees.

II. Beware of worldly wisdom. (v.14-16)

A. True wisdom is characterized by selfless love.

B. Worldly wisdom has been corrupted by vanity. (cf. Ezek. 28:17)

C. Nothing good comes from self-focused reasoning.

III. True wisdom comes from God. (v.17-18)

A. Wisdom is peaceable.

B. Ask God for wisdom. (cf. Jas. 1:5; Prov. 2:3-6)

C. Study the Bible for wisdom. (cf. Ps. 1; Prov. 2, 3, 4)

Tags: gentleness, james, wisdom, wise