Real Life Week 2 “The Trials of Real Life”
The Trials of Real Life
Theme of James: What you ______________ determines how you ________________.
Jesus was the perfect ________________ of faith and action, belief and behavior.
1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,
To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations:
Trials and Temptations
2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. 6 But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. 7 That person should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. 8 Such a person is double-minded and unstable in all they do.
- Do you _______________ your trial is for your _______________?
We can’t count it all joy because it will all _________ ________.
We can count it all __________ because we can count on _______________.
Though it is _______________ that the circumstances of life are vital, it is _____________________ that they are not as vital as knowing God.
If you don’t believe your trial comes from a loving God, then __________ or ____________ does it come from?
Jesus ______________ that the cross was for our ______________.
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 ______________.”
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?
2, How do we ________________ different kinds of people?
You will live an incredible life if you follow what ___________ has to say about what ___________ say.
Do you understand your life on earth is very _____________ and very _______________?
Do you agree that what you _______________ affects how you _________________?