By David Watson

Benchley, August 2, 2015

  • James 1:27 – The definition of true religion.
    • James 1:21-22 – Be doers of the Word.
    • James 1:26 – Religion is not something you can just tack onto your life. You must change your life and remove evil habits.
    • James 3:10
    • James 2:15
    • James 5:4
    • James 4:4 – You cannot be a friend of God and the world.
  • James 2:12 – We must speak and act according to God’s law.
    • James 2:9-13 – Partiality and prejudice is sin!
    • We have to obey all of God’s commands!
    • The “law of liberty” frees us from sin – not from being judged for sin! We can’t just do whatever we want.
    • “Small” sins are still sins!
  • James 3:13 – The proper way to show wisdom is through good conduct.
    • James 3:14-18 – We receive secular wisdom from all sides, but we must be careful to listen to the wisdom from God.
    • Ecclesiastes 12:12-14
  • James 4:17 – Serve God right now!
    • James 4:13-17 – In the context, the right thing to do is to serve God.
    • Luke 12:20

 

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