DOING GOD’S WORD (teaching outline 6/24/12)

DOING GOD’S WORD  –  JAMES 1:19-27

Through Christ we move from darkness into life, but living out our new life takes time for development. You have to know the Bible to get your direction. You have to follow the direction to get you there. Arguing whether knowing or doing is more important is misguided. We believers must know what to do, then do what we know.

RESCUE YOUR LIFE WITH GOD’S WORD (19-21)

  • Outbursts of Anger vs God’s Righteousness (19-20)
  • Listen then answer – Proverbs 18:13
  • Control Emotion – Proverbs 25:28-29
  • Old things aside to welcome God’s Word (21)
  • Old self off, new self on – Ephesians 4:22-24
  • Run without encumbrance – Hebrews 12:1
  • Rescue of your living by God’s Word (21)
  • God’s Word grooms life – 2 Timothy 3:16-17

DOING, NOT JUST KNOWING, GOD’S WORD (22-25)Doing Not Delusion (22)

  • Knowing brings doing – 1 John 2:3-4
  • Neglecting To Do (23-24)
  • God Blesses Bible Doers (25)
  • Truth frees John 8:31-32
  • Bible doing makes prosperous – Joshua 1:8

DOING THE WORD IS GOOD RELIGION (26-27)Worthless Religion (26)

  • Obedience marks discipleship – John 8:31
  • True Religion (27)