An Unruly Evil

October 14, 2018 ()

Bible Text: James 3:7-12 |

Series:

James 3:7-12, An Unruly Evil

Intro:

A. Untamable Nature of the Tongue, Jas.3:7-8

1. Ability to Tame Contrasted, (James 3:7)

a. ALL KINDS OF CREATURES (James 3:7a)

b. TAMED BY MAN (James 3:7b)

2. Inability to Tame the Tongue, (James 3:8)

a. RESTLESS EVIL (James 3:8a)

b. FULL OF DEADLY POISON (James 3:8b)

B. Moral Duplicity of the Tongue, Jas.3:9-12

1. Stated, (James 3:9-10a)

a. WITH IT WE BLESS GOD (James 3:9a)

b. WITH IT WE CURSE MAN (James 3:9b)

c. FROM THE SAME MOUTH (James 3:10a)

2. Rebuked, (James 3:10b)

3. Examples from Nature, (James 3:11-12)

a. FOUR QUESTIONS

(1) SPRING? (James 3:11)

(2) FIG TREE? (James 3:12a)

(3) GRAPE VINE? (James 3:12b)

(4) SALT WATER? (James 3:12c)

b. IMPLIED ANSWER