Faith and Perseverance

July 5, 2020 Speaker: Tyler Clark Series: James: True Faith Works

Topic: James Passage: James 1:12–1:18

Faith and Perseverance
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 7/5/2020
James 1:12-18

Sermon Theme: True faith in Christ perseveres in the midst of trials and temptations, NOT by looking inwardly to its own resolve, but by understanding its own helplessness and turning its gaze on the inherent faithfulness and goodness of God – evidenced most visibly in His gracious gift of salvation!

I. PERSEVERING IN GOD'S FAITHFULNESS (James 1:12)
    A. The Blessing of Perseverance
    B. The Promise of Perseverance

II. UNDERSTANDING MAN'S SINFULNESS (James 1:13-16)
    A. The Inherent Goodness of God
    B. The Inherent Sinfulness of Man
        1. Deception
        2. Desire
        3. Disobedience
        4. Death

III. RECALLING GOD'S FAITHFULNESS (James 1:16-18)
    A. The Wholeness of God's Character
    B. The Greatest Gift of God's Grace

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