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“But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.” James 3:17 We meet a lot of different people and there will always be some we like better than others.  But in our walk with the Lord, we need to not treat one better than another. SHOWS NO FAVOURITISM I will always remember a place where I spent a week the summer after my first year of Bible School.  We were doing VBS every day and there were special meetings in…

“But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.” James 3:17 This time of year, there are lots of opportunities to show mercy and do good deeds for others.  Food banks, children’s organizations, churches, etc. are looking for donations to provide Christmas gifts and food for the less fortunate in our areas.  Number five on our list is very appropriate. MERCY AND GOOD DEEDS It is not a question of asking God for wisdom as to whether we should get…

“But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.” James 3:17 WILLING TO YIELD Number four on our list of attributes of God’s wisdom is “easy to be intreated.”  The NLT renders it as “willing to yield to others.” Remember when we were children, how one person in our group would want to play a certain game or go to a certain place, and we decided that was not what we wanted to do. Often it would result in somebody…