Pray for Wisdom

“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.” (James 1:5 KJV)

How would you like to be known around the office as a person who always makes sound decisions? How would it affect your performance and satisfaction on the job if you had access to great wisdom whenever you had a decision to make? The truth is, we all have access to such wisdom. It’s just that most of us don’t know it or utilize it. In the book of James, we’re told, “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.” An important key to being happy in your job is knowing you can call on God for wisdom. Pray for wisdom on the job. You’ll enjoy your work more and enjoy more success.

So today I want to ask you: Have you asked God to help you on the job?

About Mac Hammond

Mac Hammond is senior pastor of Living Word Christian Center, a nondenominational church located in Brooklyn Park (a suburb of Minneapolis), Minnesota. Pastor Hammond also hosts the Winner's Minute and the Winner's Way television broadcasts and has authored several internationally distributed books . Mac Hammond is broadly acclaimed for his ability to apply the principles of the Bible to practical situations and the challenges of daily living. Mac Hammond graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1965 with a Bachelor's degree in English. Upon graduation, he entered the Air Force with a regular officer's commission and reported for pilot training at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia. Mac received his wings in November 1966, and subsequently served two tours of duty in Southeast Asia, accumulating 198 combat missions. He was honorably discharged in 1970 with the rank of Captain. Between 1970 and 1980, Mac was involved in varying capacities in the general aviation industry including ownership of a successful air cargo business serving the Midwestern United States. A business acquisition brought Mac and his wife Lynne Hammond to Minneapolis where they ultimately founded Living Word Christian Center in 1980.

2 responses to “Pray for Wisdom”

  1. Shirley Tuttle says :

    Great message Pastor Mac, I believe this so much, I am putting God in front of all my business decisions and I do ask for his merciful guidance. I realize how important it is to call on him. As I read your blog I heard that small voice saying; “Lean not on your own understanding. Gods ways are higher! Praise him. Thank you for sharing this word today.

  2. Kristi Anne says :

    Amen Pastor Hammond!!

    All Wisdom comes from our True GOD who art in HEAVEN and HIS LIVING WORD, the HOLY BIBLE!!

    Our True GOD’S LOVE is from HEAVEN ABOVE FOREVERMORE through HIS SON Jesus Christ!!

    Am Yisrael Chai FOREVERMORE!! Shabbat Shalom ( Peaceful Sabbath ) Everyone!!

    Love and Shalom, YSIC \o/


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