The Proof of Wisdom Is Results

Published Date: April 15, 2019

SCRIPTURE:

“The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children”
(Matthew 11:19)

DEVOTIONAL:

Jesus was criticized for associating with sinners, but He used godly wisdom and got results. What does the phrase “wisdom is justified of her children” mean? The Good News Translation (GNT) reads, “God’s wisdom, however, is shown to be true by its results.” In other words, the proof of wisdom is results. Jesus answered His critics, [my paraphrase], “You tell me that I’m hobnobbing with sinners, but do you see results?” They saw results!

Remember what Paul said in 1 Corinthians 2:4–5? “And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: That your faith should not stand in the wisdom of men, but in the power of God.” In other words, Paul was no longer going to use the wisdom of men in ministering to the people, not when he was a partaker of God’s wisdom. Every child of God possesses the wisdom of God, it’s your birthright, and it’s time the Church begins to enjoy this heritage.

Access God’s wisdom now through your faith and by meditating the Word of God!

PRAYER:

Dear God, I understand there is a difference between man’s wisdom and Your wisdom. Your wisdom brings results! Thank you that Your wisdom dwells in me just like it did Jesus. I act according to the wisdom You give me in (name your situation), and I will see the results. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.

Share This Page

 

This Week's Devotion
« Place a Demand on Your Potential
Archived Devotions
Weekly Devotions Weekly Devotions

 

2019 Weekly Devotions

 

« Your Will Be Done in My Life
« Do Not Be Double-Minded
« Your Words Control Your Life
« Say What You Believe—Not What You Fear
« The Law of Agreement
« Your Words Have Power
« Manifesting Kingdom Abundance
« A Divine Partnership
« Modern-Day Priests
« Modern-Day Kings
« Whatever He Says to You, Do It
« The Blessing Is Activated by Faith
« Financial Benefits of The Blessing
« You Are Empowered to Prosper
« Faith to Operate in The Blessing
« Favor Is Your Rightful Inheritance
« Self-Image Affects Favor
« Manifested Favor
« God’s Divine Favor Works in Your Behalf
« Your Struggle Is Over
« My Vengeance Will Protect You
« God Is the Judge
« Every Demonic Force Will Be Put Down
« Wisdom Brings Honor and Favor
« Wisdom is Your Defense and Strategy
« The Proof of Wisdom Is Results
« Wisdom is the Word of God
« Wisdom is the Principal Thing
« Sow Word Seed Into Your Mind
« Destroy Ungodly Inner Image
« Get a Vision of Your Success
« Meditation of God’s Word Brings Success
« God Wants to Supply Our Needs
« God Is Not Moved by Need
« Everything Is Inside
« Two Kingdoms
« Renewed Minds Are Sound Minds
« Get Into the Impossible

 

2018 Weekly Devotions

 

« A Fresh, New Start
« Merry Christmas!
« The Kingdom of God Is Yours
« God Gives You Power Over Satan
« Growing Up in the Kingdom
« God Will Be Good to You
« Happy Thanksgiving!
« Your Battle Is Not Against People
« The Lord Has Pleasure in Your Prosperity
« God Gives You Power and Strength
« Your God Gives You Power to Get Wealth
« You Are Protected from the Evil One!
« Choose Whom You Will Serve
« Everything Needs a Seed
« The Blessing of the Lord Brings Wealth
« You Plant But God Brings the Harvest
« Do You Believe the Best—or the Worst?
« Enter Into Your Promised Land
« Your Care for Others Will Rebound to You
« Who Are You Looking to for Direction!
« You Are Made Righteous by Faith
« Reap Thirty, Sixty, a Hundred Times What You Sow!
« God Has Promotion in Mind
« You Shall Be the Head and Not the Tail!
« You Are the Seed of Abraham through Christ
« Keep Out of Debt!
« God’s Work in You is Extravagant!
« Fathers: Receive Wisdom and Revelation!
« Be Transformed!
« Do You Have a Strong Spirit?
« Beyond What You Can Imagine!
« Jesus Christ Defeated Satan on the Cross!
« A Godly Woman Shall Be Praised!
« Don’t Limit God
« Don’t Overlook All that Jesus Provided for You
« God Promises Long Life
« There is a Lion in You!
« You Are Strong in Christ
« Don’t Neglect Your Praise
« Wisdom Is the Principal Thing
« God Will Protect You as You Honor His Prophets
« You Have the Mind of Christ
« Will You Stand Strong in Your Faith?
« Faith is a Requirement for Every Christian
« Defeat Satan Through Praise
« The Anointing of God Lives Inside of You
« Are You Ready to Enter into God’s Power?
« See Yourself the Way God Sees You
« You Can Create with Your Words
« Following in the Footsteps of Jesus
« It's a New Year - a Fresh Start!
"There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief." - Hebrews 4:9-11 (King James Version -KJV)