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The wisdom of mercy Part 8

Greek thought viewed mercy as pity for those who were suffering unjustly. But Jesus introduced a new concept, mercy for those who are in trouble, even if that trouble is their own fault. We’ll see how the combined “good fruits” of wisdom ultimately reach their maturity in a harvest of mercy.

Let’s contrast the wisdom of joy and earthly wisdom Part 7

In the midst of conflict, it’s hard to get the right perspective. Let's contrast the “pure and peaceable” wisdom from above with the “earthly and unspiritual” wisdom from below. One is “easily entreated” and furthers our relationships. The other is harsh, driving people apart.

Joy: the first step in wisdom Part 4

We're in a great series this week and we're discovering that there is great wisdom in living joyfully.

Navigating between what we can and can’t control Part 3

This week our topic is wisdom, wisdom from the book of James. And one of the distinguishing signs of wisdom is how we handle what we can't control.

God’s answer to asking Him for wisdom Part 2

Have you ever regretted asking a question because the answer was hard to take? That was the case with the rich young ruler who asked Jesus, "What must I do to inherit eternal life?"

Who was the wisest person who ever lived? Part 10

Was the illustrious King Solomon the wisest person who ever lived? Join us for the conclusion of our study on Solomon as we discover that Jesus is the one who possessed all truth and insight!

Wise action and foolish mistakes Part 9

The men and women of the Bible are not only fascinating characters, but their lives serve as vivid examples we can learn from. Join us for another insightful conversation about the wise actions and foolish mistakes of Solomon.

A message of caution and wisdom Part 8

In life, it's not how you start the journey but how you finish that counts. Join us as we continue studying the example of Solomon, a man who began as the wisest man on earth, but crashed and burned toward the end.

The danger of replacing a relationship with God with the pursuit of wisdom Part 7

Solomon's life is a reminder that you can be the wisest person on the planet and still make foolish mistakes. Today we continue learning from the story of Solomon.

Discover how wisdom is given freely to those who ask Part 6

Trace a wide and winding river backwards and you'll find it originates from a single spring. Today we'll look past the overwhelming wisdom displayed by Solomon to study the Source of his knowledge.

Find out what comes first: wisdom or knowledge Part 5

Wisdom and knowledge seem to be two distinct things. And yet, they also appear to be intertwined. Join us as we unravel the question by continuing our study of Solomon.

How can we learn from Solomon's radical display of God-given wisdom? Part 4

God had graciously given Solomon wisdom and that gift was put to the test in a difficult case involving two prostitutes with babies!

Discover the practical side of wisdom by looking at the wisest man who lived Part 3

What does it mean to be "wise"? Is there more to "wisdom" than simply knowledge? Solomon's example shows us that wisdom includes moral discernment.

Discover the important relational element of wisdom Part 2

When they hear the word "wisdom," a lot of people envision a collection of facts and figures that is stored up in our head. But there is a practical side to wisdom -- its relational element!

Let's learn from a man who found wisdom in his sleep Part 1

People look for it in school, in books, or in real-life experiences, but still may never find it. So the question is, where do we find wisdom? Join our discussion as we begin a new study on "The Wisdom of Solomon."