Faith and Suffering

October 11, 2020 Preacher: Richie Pendred Series: James: True Faith Works

Topic: James Passage: James 5:7–5:12

Faith and Suffering
Christ Proclamation Church
Sunday, 10/11/2020
James 5:7-12

Sermon Theme: True believers in Christ remain steadfast in the midst of trials, knowing that God uses each difficulty to prepare them for an eternal weight of glory that will be revealed to them when Jesus returns!

I. PATIENCE IN SUFFERING (James 5:7-9)
    A. The Command to Be Patient (James 5:7-8)
        1. The Context
        2. The Farmer
        3. The Believer
    B. The Command to Not Grumble (James 5:9)
        1. The Context for Grumbling
        2. The Consequence of Grumbling

II. EXAMPLES OF SUFFERING (James 5:10-12)
    A. The Blessing of Trials (James 5:10-11)
        1. The Steadfastness of the Prophets
        2. The Steadfastness of Job
    B. The Orchestrator of Trials (James 5:11)
    C. The Importance of Integrity (James 5:12)

III. APPLICATION OF SUFFERING
    A. The Process of Maturing
    B. The Practice of Patience

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