Series: Faith With Boots On (2 of 6) by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 3 and 4 of a 12 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.


Part 3: The Real Thing
Series: Faith With Boots On
Stuart Briscoe
James 1:22-27

I. The Word Must Be Appreciated. vv. 18, 25

A. Because it reveals His will-"He chose."
B. Because it communicates His truth-"Word of truth."
C. Because it accomplishes His purposes-"Give us birth."
D. Because it projects His intentions-"Firstfruits."
E. Because it portrays His perfection-"Perfect."
F. Because it outlines His principles-"Law."
G. Because it offers His blessings-"Liberty."

II. The Word Must Be Accepted. vv. 21 25

A. This requires humility.

B. This requires receptivity-"Planted in you."
1. Well-worn path. Mark 8:15
2. Rocky places. Mark 8:16-17
3. Thorny ground. Mark 8:18-19
4. Good soil. Mark 8:20

C. This requires integrity-"Do what it says."


Part 4:
Loving Those You Don't Like
Series: Faith With Boots On
Stuart Briscoe
James 2:1-13

We all have our likes and dislikes, and there truly is no accounting for taste. But when our dislikes become discriminatory and prejudicial, they need correction. James is excruci¬atingly clear on this point.

I. A Powerful Exhortation. v. 1

A. An application of "Do what it says." 1:22

B. An assumption they are prone to discrimination.

C. An approach to those who "Hold the faith."
1. Lord-Lord of all-No discrimination.

2. Jesus-Died for all-No discrimination.

3. Christ-Came to all-No discrimination.

4. "Glorious"-Lit. "Of the glory"-He's the standard.
a. His attitude. 2 Corinthians 8:9
b. His actions. John 4:9
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