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DAY 20 MONDAY: MAY 2019

JESUS CHRIST IS THE WISDOM OF GOD!

But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God- and righteousness and sanctification and redemption (1 Corinthians 1:30).

Jesus Christ is the wisdom of God to the Christians. Life outside Jesus Christ is foolishness and vanity. Without the knowledge of Jesus Christ, there is no wisdom of life. In fact, the wisdom of God is embedded in Jesus Christ. In the opening text, the Bible says that but of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God- and righteousness and sanctification and redemption. Of course, every Christian is expected to know the fact that Jesus Christ is indeed the Wisdom of God in the affairs and operations of men. Without Him, there is neither life nor wisdom for man.

The wisdom of God which is also referred to as the fear of God has its root and origin from the knowledge of Christ Jesus. Jesus Christ who is the wisdom of God is also the knowledge of life. That is why the Bible says in Colossians 2:3, “In whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.” Of course, without Jesus Christ there is no life because the treasures of wisdom and knowledge of life are all hidden in Him. Therefore, everyone needs Jesus Christ to access the hidden wisdom of God in his life forever.

The wisdom of God in Christ Jesus is foolishness to the world because God’s wisdom is a mystery to the world. That is the reason why the Bible says in 1 Corinthians 2:7, “But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God ordained before the ages for our glory.” A Christian is expected to be deeply rooted in the wisdom of God which is Christ in him, the hope of his glory (Colossians 1:27). In fact, the more Jesus Christ is formed in the life of a Christian, the more he exhibits the wisdom of God for the world to see and glorify God forever.

Daily Tip: Jesus Christ is the wisdom of God to the Christians; therefore, every Christian is expected to speak the wisdom of God in a mystery to the world forever. Shalom!

Golden Text: However, we speak wisdom among those who are matured, yet not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing (1 Corinthians 2:6).

PRAYER: TAKE A WORSHIP SONG AS LED

  1. Thank God for today and about the Word of God you have just read.
  2. Humbly acknowledge your weakness and limitation before God.
  3. My Lord Jesus Christ! I receive Your wisdom which is Christ in me the hope of my glory forever in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
  4. Holy Spirit! I bind the spirit of worldly wisdom in my life and family forever in Jesus Christ Name! Amen.
  5. Pray generally as led by the Holy Spirit concerning your life, situations and challenges.

For Further Study: Matthew 12:42; Luke 11:31.                     RBT: JOB 21-24

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