James 1:16-25 (892)


        A.  James teaches us that every good and every perfect gift comes from our Heavenly Father
              (v17), including His revealed word (v21).

        B.  We need an open Bible.

        C.  It’s necessary to have the proper attitude toward God’s word.  1 Corinthians 1:18-21 (841)

        D.  Let’s consider how we are blessed by God’s word.

    I.  We must receive God’s word.

        A.  With meekness. V21;  Matthew 5:5 (705)

        B.  Through faith.  Roman 10:17 (836)

  II.  We must reflect on God’s word.  James 1:22-25

        A.  As we listen, look and continue.

  III.  We must obey God’s word.  Vv22-25

        A.  We are condemned if we fail to obey.  2 Thessalonians 1:6-10 (875); Matthew 7:21-29 (708)

        B.  We are blessed when we obey.


        A.  God teaches us in His word how to be saved.  Example:  Acts 8:32-39 (808)

        B.  God teaches us in His word how to live.  2 Timothy 3:16-17 (880)