James 5:1-11

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James 5:1-11

James 5:1-11

I. Charges to the non-Christian rich

A. 1st charge

B. 2nd charge

C. 3rd charge

D. 4th charge

II. Charges to the Christian

A. 1st charge

B. 2nd charge

C. 3rd charge

D. 4th charge

 


James 4:13-17

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James 4:13-17

James 4:13-17

I. Counting on the future is folly

II. Ignorance of the future is a fact

III. Recognition of God in the future is wise

IV. Boasting in the future is sin

V. Use of the present is essential

 

 


Love vs. Pride 2

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Love vs. Pride 2

Love vs. Pride part 2

James 4:11-12

I. Love those in the church

II. Love the Law of God

III. Love God

IV. Love all People

V. God Provides, God Protects, God Loves

 


Love vs. Pride

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Love vs. Pride

Love vs. Pride

James 4:11-12

I. Love those in the church

II. Love the Law of God

III. Love God


Todd Schmidt – Guest Speaker June 26, 2021

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Todd Schmidt – Sorry no notes available.

Sorry no notes available.


Drawing Near to God Part 2

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Drawing Near to God Part 2

 

Drawing Near to God – Part 2

James 4:7b-10

  1. Verse 7b
  2. The Command – “Resist the devil …”
  3. The Promise – “…and he will flee from you!”
  4. Verse 8a
  5. The Command – “Draw near to God…”
  6. The Promise – “…He will draw near to you”

III.        Verses 8b-10

  1. The Command(s) – “Cleanse your hands… purify your hearts… Be afflicted… mourn… weep; let                                    laughter be turned to mourning… joy to gloom; humble yourself…”
  2. The Promise – “…He will exalt you.”

Drawing Near to God

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Drawing Near to God

 

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A Sermon by James Garbutt, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

Drawing Near to God – Part I

I.

The characteristics of humility at SGC
James 4:6 c

II.

The characteristics of letting God speak at SGC
James 4:6 b

III.

Submission is the outworking of a humble heart at SGC – James 4:7 a

IV.

The characteristics of Grace at SGC
James 4:6 a


Friendship with the World

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Friendship with the World

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A Sermon by James Garbutt, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

Friendship with the World

I Exposing the Source of Worldliness
James 4:1

II Reason for Worldliness
James 4:2-3

III The Adulterous Character of Worldliness
James 4:4

IV The Divine Response to Worldliness
James 4:5-6


True Wisdom!

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True Wisdom!

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A Sermon by James Garbutt, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

True Wisdom!

I. True wisdom is knowing God in a life changing relationship.

A. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.

II. False wisdom

A. The Motives

1. Selfish- self-centered & consumed with ego fulfillment.

B. The Characteristics (James 3:15)

1. Earthly-

2. Sensual-

3. Demoniacal-

C. The Result (James 3:16)

III. True Wisdom

A. The Motive

1. Purity

B. The Characteristics (James 3:17)

1. Peaceable-

2. Gentle-

3. Reasonable-

4. Full of Mercy-

5. Full of Good Fruits-

6. Impartial-

7. Sincere-

C. The Result (James 3:18)


Wisdom: Mine or God’s?

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Wisdom: Mine or God’s?

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A Sermon by James Garbutt, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church


False Wisdom

A. The manifestation of false wisdom

James 3:14 – This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.

B. The characteristics of false wisdom

James 3:15 – For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing.

C. The outcome of false wisdom

James 3:16 – But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.