Don’t copy the behavior of this world! – Romans 12:2 NLT I don’t know about you, but everything in this world seems so ridiculously busy these days. It’s like system sensory overload to where our minds can’t seem to switch off from our cell phones or computers! Do you realize 75% of the world’s population […]
Hearing God’s Voice
“There is only one thing worth being concerned about.” Luke 10:42 NLT So, what is the most important thing in your life that you are concerned about? Could this be your family, your job, your finances, your health, or even your retirement plan? What about from a spiritual perspective? Did you know there are two
“I have brought you glory on earth” – John 17:4a NIV Who Will You Believe? Although it may not seem true in the moment when it happens, we have a personal choice to make when someone tells us that what we are believing can’t be done when God says it can be. Doesn’t it say
We have now arrived at the final blog post of this series in which I have attempted to distinguish between knowledge, understanding and wisdom. In this second post on wisdom, let’s explore the practical side of how to operate in God’s wisdom. In the New Testament, wisdom is often spoken in terms of having the
In simple terms, biblical wisdom is the capacity to understand life and how to implement ideas based on God’s perspective. Or put another way, “wisdom is the appropriate application of knowledge.” It is clear in the Word that wisdom is an invaluable virtue that is priceless, rare, immeasurable and too deep to fathom on our own.
Understanding is the ability to interpret and translate into meaning the facts or information that you have gathered (knowledge). To come to an understanding of anything, you have to be able to extract the meaning from the information you have. In essence, you have to move from factual information to the understanding of the dynamics of whatever you are endeavoring to understand: the how, what and why.
Knowledge is the accumulation of facts and data through studying, research, investigation, observation and even experiences. It’s being aware of something and having the details to know. People with “knowledge” are able to collect, remember, and access information. It is possible to have knowledge, but to also have a complete lack of understanding and wisdom. A person might have the facts, but they don’t know what the information means or what to do next with it.
There is a myth that gaining knowledge is the best solution to the problems we face in our lives. The world is now on information overload; just look at the amount of information there is on the internet and in published books. However, knowledge without the meaning or understanding of how to apply it can bring us to the place I call, “all the gear, but no idea!”
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Please Hear Me Out… From the title, I expect you might be wondering why I have said this. Please hear me out before you gasp for air and say it’s wrong because it says in God’s Word that “it’s better to give than receive” (Acts 20:35). I totally believe this 100%. You Cannot Give If