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James 3:18

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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 3:18 The second description that James give us of the wisdom of God is one we all strive for: PEACE In a world filled with turmoil and strife, many people are seeking for peace.  A new friend of mine was showing me pictures of what is happening back in the country she recently left.  People are suffering everything but peace.  We are praying that she will not have to return…

“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.” James 1:5 James is telling us that no matter what circumstances we find ourselves in, we have someone we can go to who will show us exactly what we need to get us through the situation.  Friends may not be sympathetic to our requests for help and advice, but the Lord will not make us feel intimidated even if we are seeking His help for small and inconsequential things. Later in his epistle James…