Perseverance: The Book of James, chapter 5

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Sermon Notes

Surrendering All – James 5

1. God wants us to surrender our R_____  and I_____  in E_____ : to be givers in search of a need.

REFLECT: How do you invest your riches?  If your riches were the only witness for your life, what would they communicate to others?  Would your riches communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ?  How might God be speaking to you to change in this area?

2. As we S_____ , God wants us to surrender our Wills – not want W_____  want but what H_____ wants.

REFLECT: In what ways have you been suffering recently?  Have you been guilty of grumbling in your suffering?  How is God calling you to surrender and be patient?  How might God want to use you during this time of suffering? 

3.  James teaches us that what we D_____  is a reflection of what we B_____ .  This is especially true in how we surrender in W_____ .

REFLECT: What does it mean to you to surrender in worship?  Are you willing to give up your own preferences of worship styles for the sake of others?  Is there anyone in the church you need to forgive?  Is there anyone you need to confess to?

 

 

Answer Key:

1. God wants us to surrender our Riches and Invest in Eternity: to be givers in search of a need.

REFLECT: How do you invest your riches?  If your riches were the only witness for your life, what would they communicate to others?  Would your riches communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ?  How might God be speaking to you to change in this area?

2. As we Suffer, God wants us to surrender our Wills – not want We want but what He wants.

REFLECT: In what ways have you been suffering recently?  Have you been guilty of grumbling in your suffering?  How is God calling you to surrender and be patient?  How might God want to use you during this time of suffering? 

3.  James teaches us that what we Do is a reflection of what we Believe.  This is especially true in how we surrender in Worship.

REFLECT: What does it mean to you to surrender in worship?  Are you willing to give up your own preferences of worship styles for the sake of others?  Is there anyone in the church you need to forgive?  Is there anyone you need to confess to?