Worldliness the Cause of Strife

October 28, 2018 ()

Bible Text: James 4:1-6 |

Series:

James 4:1-6, Worldliness the Cause of Strife

Intro:

A. Description of Worldliness, Jas.4:1-3

1. Exposing the Problem, (James 4:1)

a. THE CONDITION (James 4:1a)

b. THE CAUSE (James 4:1b)

c. ITS CONSTANCY (James 4:1c)

2. Outcome, (James 4:2)

a. UNMET DESIRES (James 4:2a)

b. READINESS TO KILL (James 4:2b)

c. BLOCKED GOALS (James 4:2c)

d. PREDISPOSED TO FIGHT (James 4:2d)

3. Cause, (James 4:2e-3)

a. YOU DO NOT ASK (James 4:2e)

b. YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED (James 4:3a)

c. THE REASON (James 4:3b)

B. Rebuke of Worldliness, Jas.4:4-6

1. Wrong Affections, (James 4:4)

a. CHARACTERIZATION (James 4:4a)

(1) Friendship with the world

(2) Hostility toward God

b. SIGNIFICANCE (James 4:4b)

2. Disregard for Scripture, (James 4:5a)

3. Evaluation and Response, (James 4:5b-6)

a. INWARD PROPENSITY [?] (James 4:5b)

b. IMPARTED GRACE (James 4:6b)

(1) Grace to the humble

(2) Opposition to the proud