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Sermon: Jesus Grew In Wisdom, Structure And In Favor Of Man

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I thank God for giving us this wonderful opportunity to worship him because so often Angels are the ones who worship and glorify God, not we sin-full beings.

It’s always a pleasure to be in the house of the lords that's why the David said,” I rejoiced with those who said to me, let us go to the house of the lord” (Psalm 122). So tonight, I hope by the time we conclude we’ll all agree with David and say “I rejoiced with those who said to me, let us go to the revival at North Bronx and worship the lord”.

You know, its Friday night, we can all be at a party, night club and all these other places but we chose to come to church to worship God. You know, when we go to such places the holy ...view middle of the document...

If that the case, I believe we can say Jesus grew/increased mentally, physically, spiritually and socially”.

So how can we as Christians increase in wisdom, stature and grow in favor with God and men?
Let us taking this question one at a time,

How can we increase in wisdom?
Many wish to be wise. Yet there are wrong concepts of what wisdom is. Often, one would consider a genius wise.
❖ Study the word of God and apply it to our lives. Jesus spent most of his early years searching the scriptures and reading the bible that’s why whenever he spoke he says “it is written”.

➢ Luke 2:46: “ Now so it was that after three days they found Him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the teachers, both listening to them and asking them questions. And all who heard Him were astonished at His understanding and answers.”

❖ Pray – We have to constantly and persistently ask God for wisdom because he is the only being that can give us wisdom. In the bible, Solomon prayed for wisdom and God granted it to him, he became the wisest man that has ever step foot on earth. In

➢ In James 1:5 “if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.

Prayer is really important as a Christian because:

“At times, life is hard
It has its bleak and painful moments
Life is like the ever flowing water
It has its moments of drought and its moments of flood.
Sometimes our lives are bended, but it’s not broken
But through it all, God walks with us.
You should never forget that God is able to lift you from a state of despair to the buoyancy of...

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