I'd Rather Be Righteous Than Right (11 of 18) by Larry Osborne

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I'd Rather Be Righteous Than Right (11 of 18)
Series: The Book of James - Core Training
Larry Osborne
James 3:13-18

The Passage:
James 3:13-18

The Principles:

(1) If I'm RIGHT in the WRONG way - I'm DEAD WRONG!
James 3:14-16/ Proverbs 17:19/ I Corinthians 13:1-7/ Ephesians 4:15

(2) We're called to be RECRUITERS - not GUARD DOGS!
Matthew 28:18-20/ 2 Timothy 2:24-26/ 1 Kings 3:1-15/ Matthew 13:24-30

A Wisdom Checklist

(1) Am I PURE in my motives and actions?
Matthew 7:1-5/ James 1:27 and James 3:1/ Proverbs 9:10

(2) Am I looking for COMMON GROUND?
Matthew 5:9/ Proverbs 17:19 and Proverbs 10:12

(3) Am I RESPECTFUL?
Proverbs 16:21/ Daniel 1-6/ 2 Timothy 2:14-26/ Proverbs 11:12

(4) Am I TEACHABLE? James 1:19/ Proverbs 12:1/ Proverbs 18:2

(5) Am I MERCIFUL?
1 Corinthians 13:5/ James 2:13/ Matthew 5:7 and Matthew 18:21-35

(6) Am I producing good FRUIT or just stirring up CONFLICT? Proverbs 9:7-8/ James 3:18/ Proverbs 16:26/ Proverbs 17:9

(7) Am I FAIR? James 2:1/ Leviticus 19:15/ Exodus 23:3

(8) Do I WALK my TALK?
Matthew 7:1-5/ 1 John 1:6/ Proverbs 11:3

Food for Thought

This week we are going to take an in-depth look at a biblical example of a wise response in action.

Abigail was a person who understood the importance attitude plays ...


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