If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. James 1:5

This is a promise to claim and act upon! A practical, much-needed promise for a thousand situations of life, big and little.

If you need wisdom, just ask God.   God is a generous God and he will give you wisdom. What a promise!

You run into a stumbling block in your marriage because you and your wife see things so differently. Ask God for wisdom.

Your sixth-grader is struggling with a difficult teacher, who doesn’t seem to treat your child fairly. What should you do? Ask God for wisdom.

You have a problem with one of your employees. He has a great heart and everyone likes him, but he just doesn’t do a good job with his work. How can you help him improve? Are you hurting the company? Ask God for wisdom.

You have a splendid ministry opportunity at church. It fits your passions and gifts so well. But you have been over-scheduled lately. Do you accept the ministry position? Ask God for wisdom.

In all of these situations, and so many more, claim this promise and come to God for wisdom. Come to him for little things and come to him for big things. Come repeatedly and come joyfully. Come expectantly and come tirelessly. For God has promised to give you wisdom.

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