Real Life Week 1 “Believe and Behave”

Real Life – Part 1

Believe and Behave

James was a younger brother of ________________.

It appears that growing up with Jesus didn’t turn His _________________ into  ______________.   John 7:1-5

Jesus Goes to the Festival of Tabernacles

After this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want[a] to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him. But when the Jewish Festival of Tabernacles was near, Jesus’ brothers said to him, “Leave Galilee and go to Judea, so that your disciples there may see the works you do. No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world.” For even his own brothers did not believe in him.

What would it take for you to be __________________ that your brother is God?

It appears that the _____________________ was convincing evidence.  Acts 1:14 

14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.


Is it possible that as James writes instructions on how to look ___________________ in life, he is looking ________________ at the life of Jesus?

James was __________________ by God to share the importance of the __________________ between our faith and our actions.

What you ________________ determines how you _____________.

Contemporary culture seems intent on _______________ almost all connection between belief and action.

Real life doesn’t involve __________________ faith and actions but rather real life involves __________________ faith and action.

The key phrase in the book of James is “faith without works is ______________.”  James 2:17

17 In the same way, faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.

James is not elevating behavior above belief, rather James is elevating the __________________ between behavior and belief.

What parts of real life does James discuss?

  1. ________________

2,  How do we ________________ different kinds of people?

  1. _______________

You will live an incredible life if you follow what ___________ has to say about what ___________ say.

  1. ________________

Do you understand your life on earth is very       _____________ and very _______________?

  1. ____________________

Do you agree that what you _______________ affects how you _________________?