James, a Servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ

James a Servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ… (James 1:1)

A servant. This sermon explores how that easily overlooked introduction to The Letter of James is the lens through which we ought to read the next five chapters. A servant. This is to be the mindset of a Christian, day by day.

  • In the testing of my faith (1:2-4)
  • In the pursuit of wisdom (1:5-8)
  • In the handling of my resources (1:9-11)
  • In the midst of temptation (1:13-15)
  • In matters of self-control (1:19-20)
  • In the application of God’s instructions (1:22-25)
  • In the practice of pure and undefiled religion (1:27)
  • In the fight against partiality (2:1)
  • In the fulfillment of the royal law (2:8)
  • In the showing of mercy (2:13)
  • In the exercising of my faith (2:14-18)
  • In the taming of my tongue (3:10)
  • In good conduct shaped by the meekness of wisdom (3:13-17)
  • In the war against self-centered passions (4:1)
  • In my interactions with my brethren (4:11-12)
  • In my boasts about tomorrow (4:13-17)
  • In my patient endurance (5:7-8)
  • In my concern for the souls of others (5:19-20)

This sermon was delivered on August 14, 2016.

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About Jason Hardin

Jason lives in southern Indiana with his wife Shelly and their three daughters. He works with the Charlestown Road church of Christ. Jason has written three books and a variety of workbooks. He's a fan of photography, baseball, mountains, wildlife, BBQ, banana pudding, and coffee. You can contact him here or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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