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Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity."
2 Peter 3:18

Daniel: Trusting God
03/20/2017, by John Kincaid

Lesson 1085: Wisdom: Human vs. God’s, Pt.7

Wisdom is knowledge + insight to face the challenges of life. First you must know the enemy.

The believer has 3 enemies: the world, the flesh, and the devil (Eph.2:1-3).

We cannot obtain the required wisdom without faith and prayer (communion with the source of wisdom.)
Be on guard against envy and selfishness, which lead to disorder and tension.

True wisdom reveals the characteristics of Christ (His aroma) to those we meet. 2 Cor.2:14-15
Prov.3:13-18 describes wisdom as a tree of life.

The tree of life, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, were 2 different trees near each other in the middle of the garden of Eden. Gen.2:9, 16-17

God said that Adam could eat from any tree except “the knowledge of good and evil”.
God clearly indicated that Adam was free to eat from the tree of life. God intended for all people to eat from this tree, since it is a picture of Christ. Rev.2:7, 22:2, 14, 19
In Gen.3:22, eating from the tree of life gives eternal life (the opposite result from the forbidden tree).

In Gen.3:24, the way to the tree of life was guarded, so that we can only come by faith


About This Series

The book of Daniel, unlike any other, shows us that God is in control.

Daniel shows that God's wisdom is infinite, and God's love is perfect.

Because this is true, we can trust God.

This series seeks to build deep trust in God. Then even in troubled times, we can live without fear.


Peace In Believing

Greenville, SC

May the God of hope
fill you with all joy and
peace in believing,
so that by the power
of the Holy Spirit
you may abound in hope.
Romans 15:13

For Further Reading

These authors and books
were helpful in preparing
this series:

Paul Benware:
   Understanding End Times Prophecy
Donald Campbell:
   Daniel – God’s Man
Joseph Chambers:
   A Palace for the Antichrist
Mal Couch:
   Dictionary of Premillennial Theology
M.R. DeHaan:
   Daniel the Prophet
Tony Evans:
   The Best is Yet to Come
Ed Hindson:
   Final Signs
   Is the Antichrist Alive & Well?
Alexander Hislop:
   The Two Babylons
H.A. Ironside:
Robert Jeffress:
   As Time Runs Out
David Jeremiah:
   The Handwriting on the Wall
Tim LaHaye:
   Charting the End Times
Clarence Larkin:
   The Book of Daniel
   Dispensational Truth
Robert Lightner:
   Last Days Handbook
J. Vernon McGee:
   Thru the Bible Commentary
Dwight Pentecost:
   Things to Come
John Phillips & Jerry Vines:
   Exploring the Book of Daniel
John Phillips:
   Exploring the Future
Charles Swindoll, John Walvoord, and
Dwight Pentecost:
   The Road to Armageddon
Merrill Unger:
   New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
   New Unger’s Bible Handbook
John F. Walvoord:
   Daniel: the Key to Prophetic Revelation
   End Times
   The Prophecy Knowledge Handbook
John F. Walvoord, Roy B. Zuck:
   The Bible Knowledge Commentary
Warren Wiersbe:
   Bible Exposition Commentary

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Unless otherwise noted, all Scriptures are from: The Holy Bible: English
Standard Version. 2001. Wheaton: Standard Bible Society.

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