The Fourth Foundational Principle of Success: The Wisdom of God and How To Not Fool Ourselves

Seek Go Create

Apr 4 2022 • 42 mins

Every day, we face mountains of information. The question is, do you know how to discern what is true? Many of us seek wisdom through experiences and research, but that's worldly knowledge. Our abilities are limited. We cannot know everything, but the wisdom of God can light your path.  True wisdom — the wisdom of God — comes through the Holy Spirit. When you feel overwhelmed by choices and stress, you need to go to the Lord and let Him guide us. In this episode, we discuss definitions of wisdom. True wisdom doesn't come only from earthly achievements but through walking with the Lord and trusting in the wisdom of God. Tim also shares three ways to develop wisdom and reconnect with the Holy Spirit.  Listen to the episode if you want to find out how to develop humility, avoid fooling yourself, and gain God-given wisdom. 3 Reasons to Listen:Learn what wisdom is, as well as the definition of the wisdom of God.  Discover how we gain wisdom from God and the Holy Spirit and how we can reconnect with Him when we feel disconnected.  Understand Tim’s three practical tips to develop and gain wisdom. ResourcesListen to Tim’s previous solo episodes here: (How To Find Peace In The Middle Of Chaos) (The Second Foundational Principle To Success: The Meaning Of Faith) (Love: A Foundational Principle To Success) Missed our Season 1 testimony? Listen to (How We Recovered From Economic Collapse And Bankruptcy)  What do you think wisdom is? Interact with us on (Seek Go Create). (Episode Details) Episode Highlights[00:48] What Wisdom is NotTim has repeatedly used the phrase "thou shall not fool thyself" in his coaching and writing. For Christians, wisdom comes from a relationship with God.  Tim believes wisdom doesn't necessarily come from education, training, and titles. Leadership positions do not mean you have wisdom. You are responsible for gaining and developing your wisdom.  We shouldn't believe everything church leaders teach. We must discern whether they're wise or not.  We live in a world with a lot of disinformation and people stating things as though they’re the truth.  [11:13] What Do People Think of Wisdom? Tim took to social media to ask followers what they think wisdom is.  Among the responses were: ‘fear of the Lord,’ ‘discernment,’ ‘true wisdom is God-given,’ ‘sharing knowledge,’ ‘application of right and good,’ ‘learning from mistakes,’ and more! We often gain wisdom and lessons during difficult times. It also comes from listening and learning from others.  Wisdom comes from the Word of God, but you need to have faith that they’re true. Discernment is then the byproduct of wisdom. [21:55] How Do We Gain Wisdom? One of the foundations of wisdom is gathering information from others.  We need to cultivate a spirit of humility. It's dangerous to think that we know more than others. [22:29] “It's so easy in the world we're in today to kind of get puffed up and think we know things and think we're smart and think we've gathered information. One of the things that we need to be wise about is to admit, maybe we don't.” - (Click Here to Tweet This)Remember, our wisdom comes from the Holy Spirit, and it is the wisdom of God that we need. We have a relationship with the Holy Spirit because of our relationship with God.  In the full episode, Tim shared a story about how he needed to connect with his RV's manufacturer to repair it. ...