Faith and Wisdom

September 6, 2020 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: James: True Faith Works

Topic: James Passage: James 3:13–3:18

Faith and Wisdom
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 9/6/2020
James 3:13-18

Sermon Theme: True faith in Christ works itself out in every area of life, even in the midst of trials, persevering in actions, attitudes, speech and relationships, causing believers to not only be wise in their understanding of the gospel, but in the wisdom of a transformed life marked by humility and relational peace!

I. QUESTION OF WISDOM (James 3:13)
    A. Who demonstrates wisdom? (James 3:13)
        1. People who are godly
        2. People who are humble
    B. How do we acquire wisdom? (Various Passages)
        1. Reverence (Proverbs 1:7; James 4:6-10)
        2. Conversion (1 Corinthians 1:30; James 1:6-8)
        3. Scripture (Psalm 19:9-11; James 1:22-25)
        4. Prayer (John 15:7-8; James 1:5-8)

II. ANSWER OF WORLDLY WISDOM (James 3:14-16)
    A. Character of Wordly Wisdom (James 3:14)
    B. Core of Worldly Wisdom (James 3:15)
    C. Consequence of Worldly Wisdom (James 3:16)

III. ANSWER OF HEAVENLY WISDOM (James 3:17-18)
    A. Foundation of Heavenly Wisdom (James 3:17)
        1. Faith in Jesus Christ (Matthew 11:28-30)
        2. Work of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23)
    B. Fruit of Heavenly Wisdom (James 3:18)

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