Tipping Point

The Wisdom Decision

Tipping Point

“You’re One Decision Away”

Lesson 1: The Wisdom Decision

February 3 & 4, 2018

 

Tipping Point:The point at which a change or series of small changes becomes significant enough to cause a big change for good or bad. 

 

Wisdom: Understanding how and when to apply knowledge and make decisions 

 

Wisdoms Birth

 

Proverbs 8:22 “The Lord brought me (Wisdom) forth as the first of his works, before his deeds of old; 23 I was formed long ages ago, at the very beginning, when the world came to be. New International Version

Proverbs 8:27 I was there when he set the heavens in place, when he marked out the horizon on the face of the deep, New International Version

Wisdoms Source

 

Colossians 2:2 ...For God’s secret plan, now at last made known, is Christ himself. 3 In him lie hidden all the mighty, untapped treasures of wisdom and knowledge. Living Bible

 

Wisdoms Reward

 

Proverbs 4:6 Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. Cherish her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you. New International Version

 

Proverbs 3:14 ...for she (Wisdom) is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. 15 She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. New International Version

Proverbs 3:16 Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. 17 Her ways are pleasant ways, and all her paths are peace. New International Version

 

IF YOU DESIRE WISDOM, YOU’LL ACQUIRE WISDOM

1 Kings 3:10 The Lord was pleased that Solomon had asked for this. 11 So God said to him, “Since you have asked for this and not for long life or wealth for yourself, nor have asked for the death of your enemies but for discernment in administering justiceNew International Version

 

1 Kings 3:12 I will do what you have asked. I will give you a wise and discerning heart, so that there will never have been anyone like you, nor will there ever be. New International Version

 

1 Kings 3:13 Moreover, I will give you what you have not asked for - both wealth and honor - so that in your lifetime you will have no equal among kings. New International Version 

Proverbs 8:17 I (wisdom) love those who love me, and those who seek me find me. New International Version

Directional Wisdom 

James 1:5 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. New International Version 

 

Practical Wisdom

 

Proverbs 6:9 So how long are you going to laze around doing nothing? How long before you get out of bed? The Message

Proverbs 6:10 A nap here, a nap there, a day off here, a day off there, sit back, take it easy—do you know what comes next? 11 Just this: You can look forward to a dirt-poor life, poverty your permanent houseguest! The Message

 

Heavenly Wisdom

 

James 3:13 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. New International Version

 

James 3:14 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. New International Version

 

James 3:17 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. New International Version 

 

Proverbs 14:16 The wise fear the Lord and shun evil, but a fool is hotheaded and yet feels secure New International Version 

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