Bible Study May 4

Posted on Tue, May 3, 2005:

Bible Study Wednesday, May 4, 2005 was taught by Assistant Pastor Mark Porter. 
The Character of the Christian
     “Building for Quality”
Godly Wisdom (the difference between wisdom and knowledge is:
      Knowledge is to know and Wisdom is applying the knowledge)
1.      What do the verses teach about wisdom?
        Proverbs 3:13-14; 9:10; 19:20
2.      Read James 3:13-19
3.      Contrast godly and ungodly wisdom
The Joy of Holy Living (living a life that is separate from the world)
1.      How can you maintain an attitude of joy?
2.      Read Psalm 16:11; Matthew 5:3-12; Philippians 3:4-14
Genuine Love in Action
Types of love in the Bible
            Eros = sensual, erotic
            Phileo = brotherly type of love, warm, caring, friendship
            Agape = Godly sacrificial type of love, giving, unconditional
What is genuine love?
            Characteristics of genuine love.  1 Corinthians 13:4-8
            What love is = patience, kindness, think no evil, keep no records
            What love isn’t = boastful, proud, rude, selfish

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