FEBRUARY 13th…WISDOM & COMMON SENSE!! YOU CAN’T LOSE!!

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How often have you seen very smart people who had no common sense? They were able to do the seeminly impossible things and yet couldn’t figure out something that seemed very simple to you. I think one of the ways that we hear from God every day is through wisdom and common sense. Wisdom helps us discern the truth in a situation, while common sense provides good judgement regarding how and what to do with that truth. True wisdom is not learned, God is the giver of wisdom. (Proverbs 3:13 Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding.) How often could you have done something, and been right in doing it, but you had the common sense not to do it? Where does that sudden knowledge come from? God!! If you don’t have the wisdom to handle a situation, ask God to give it to you. James tells us that if we lack wisdom to ask God who gives it liberally. Although we walk by faith and have the Holy Spirit to direct our lives, we still live in the real world where we need to use wisdom and common sense to deal with issues the right way. When we seek wisdom from God, He always provides us with answers. Our relationship with God is what causes is to make wise choices in all the little matters we face each day. Godly wisdom and common sense are a winning combination for a successful walk with God as well as getting along with others. Pastor Don [image: image.png]