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James Week 6 James 3: 13-18

Welcome to Week 6!! This week we take a look at different types of wisdom and what types of fruit they produce.






Study Questions for Week 6:


  1. Where is your work rooted? Is it rooted in Godly wisdom or worldly wisdom?
    1. Take a moment to take an inventory of the fruit that your work is producing lately. What areas are going well and which areas could use some work? 
  2. Have you ever struggled with selfish ambition or a bitter envy? James says that those are related to the type of wisdom we are pursuing. Proverbs 4: 20-27 gives us some ways to combat those struggles.  
    1. What areas from the Proverbs 4 passage stick out to you and how can you put them into practice?
  3. James has a list of attributes of Godly wisdom in verse 17. 
    1. Are any of them things that you want more of in your life? Which ones and why?
    2. Are any of them things that you struggle with? Take some time to explore which ones you wrinkle your nose at and ask God to show you why.
  4. Verse 18 says Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. What do you think is the difference between a peacemaker and a peacekeeper?
    1. Which one describes you? Are you willing to make peace or are you just trying to keep things where they are?
  5. Week 6 Challenge: Ask God for wisdom and then be on the look out for the areas that James says are evident when we have Godly wisdom.

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