- It develops patience,
maturity, and character in our walk with God.
- a. God liberally gives us
wisdom. b. Just ask God for wisdom.
- a. You will not receive what
you ask from God. b. We doubt
by going back and forth in our trust of God to answer prayer. We look for
answers from others sometimes. We are restless and uneasy waiting for an
answer to prayer. We should pray for God’s will to be done and then
leave it there confident God will answer our prayer as He sees is best for
- When he understands that
riches and status will fade away and that it is not as important as
realizing he is a child of God. Therefore by trusting in God instead
riches he will be glorified with eternal riches to come.
- When you act on unrighteous
desires it becomes sin. Also, formulating a plan or indulging in thoughts
for the carrying out of your desires has in affect of sin.
- When you do the sin, it
brings death in all forms, spiritually, emotionally, and physically both
temporal death and eternal death.
- Getting wrathful will not be
righteous before God.
- Remove yourself from any
environment or influence of sin, evil conduct, and speech.
- Doing or following the
principles of God according to His word will save our soul. By being doers
of the word you will remove yourself from all filthiness and wickedness.
- By thinking it is good enough
just to know and hear the Word we neglect doing the principles of God. You
can forget what you hear but by applying the word to your life you keep it
in focus and you allow yourself to be changed by it. You deceive yourself
by denying that works are necessary in our faith and therefore there is no
true change in you.
- Our tongues, what we say and
how we say it.
- To help widows and orphans
(those who have no one to help them) or anyone in need and to keep out of
- a. We are to treat them
equally whether they are poor or rich considering ourselves also. b. You
shall love your neighbor as yourself.
- Your faith is proven by the
good works that you do as you are lead by the Spirit. These works can be
seen by others.
- a. The demons believe in God
also. b. We do the will of God; they do the will of Satan.
- He obeyed God and resolved to
sacrifice his son.
- We are justified not by faith
only, but works must accompany our faith.
- A person who desires to teach
the Word will be judged or give a more strict account to God and the
- We cannot bless one time and
curse at another time.
- It is a trait from Satan.
- God's wisdom will bring
peace, purity, and good works.
- a. Friendship with the world
is condoning and living by the world's standards and seeking treasures on
earth instead of God's standards and His treasure. b. We become enemies of
- Submit to God’s
principles and resist the devil's temptations and he will flee. Resist Satan
in whatever way He may approach you.
- We must draw near to God
first. We draw near by action not merely knowledge. We must spiritually
cleanse our hands and purify our hearts.
- We should consider the
uncertainty of life and our dependence on God to provide before we boast
in our plans
- It becomes sin to God. It is
a reflection of pride and self sufficiency.
- The prophets, Job, and Jesus.
- a. By
your word only. It is all that you control. b. You will be known as a
hypocrite or a liar.
- The prayer of the righteous
can heal the sick.
- a. A believer who falls away
from God’s principles and continues in sin. b. He will lose his
soul. He will not receive eternal life in heaven at the resurrection. c.
Show the brother the error of his way and turn him back to God and from