Maturing In Wisdom

January 23, 2022 Pastor: Bryan Glisson Series: 1st Things 1st

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 2:6–3:3

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Message Points 

Maturing In Wisdom
1 Corinthians 2:6-3:3a

Series Introduction: In Luke 2:52 we read that Jesus grew in the same four areas we should grow to be fully mature. Just as He, we are expected to mature mentally, physically, spiritually, and relationally. (Luke 2:52)

Definition of Divine Wisdom: The ability to think and act utilizing knowledge, experience, understanding, discernment, insight, and most importantly spiritual illumination from the Holy Spirit in the midst of life’s deceptions, decisions and circumstances.

Wisdom That Is Revealed (1 Corinthians 2:10-11)

Wisdom That Is Received (1 Corinthians 2:12-13)

Wisdom That Is Discerned (1 Corinthians 2:14-15)

Distorted Wisdom (James 3)

  • opposes truth (James 3:14) 
  • originates from depravity (James 3:15)
    --“earthly” in nature—the world (1 John 2:15)
    --“sensual” in nature—the flesh (Romans 8:5-7a)
    --“demonic” in nature—the enemy (Ephesians 6:10-11)
  • operates in chaos (James 3:16)

 Divine Wisdom (James 3)

  • clean in its desires (James 3:17a)
  • considerate in its disposition (James 3:17b)
  • compassionate in its dealings (James 3:17c)
  • consistent in its dealings (James 3:17d)

Wisdom That Is Possessed (1 Corinthians 2:16)

Wisdom That Is Pursued (1 Corinthians 3:1-3a)

How? By: (Philippians 3)

  • Maturing (Philippians 3:12)
  • Forgetting (Philippians 3:13a)
  • Reaching (Philippians 3:13b)
  • Pursuing (Philippians 3:14)
  • Unifying (Philippians 3:15-16)

Application: Which source of wisdom directs your life? Distorted wisdom—that can be deceptive, manipulative and brings destruction or divine wisdom—that can bring peace and maturity.



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Join The Worship Team

Wednesday, February 2 - 6:30-7:45pm

If you are interested in joining the Worship Team, we will have an
Team Night in the Worship Center to share our vision moving forward this Spring. Whether you play an instrument, want to join the choir, or serve on our production team, we would love to see you. Chic-fil-A will be served, so come hungry!

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Better Together Marriage Weekend 

Friday 2/18 6:00pm-8:45pm
Saturday 2/19 8:15am-3:30pm

Combines the knowledge of how God created our mind, will and emotions with how His Word calls us to relate to one another with grace & in love. $30 registration fee includes conference workbook, personalized assessment, dessert & coffee Friday Night, breakfast & lunch Saturday, and childcare.

To register by Sunday 2/6, click HERE


Pleasant City 101

11:00 am - Today!
Connect Hall—Room 1

Connecting people into the life of our church. Come find out who we are; what we are about; and how YOU can be a part of it!

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Clubhouse Kids Ministry

To view Clubhouse Resources which include: Worship Experiences (Bible Story), Godtime Cards, and Parent Guides: Click HERE


warehouse247 Student Ministry

Wednesday 5:30-7:45pm.  A Worship Gathering just for middle and high school students.  Cafe/Games/Worship/Teaching

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