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