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The Practice of Our Faith
Series: Christian Living in Today's World
We have moved through the first 20 verses of chapter one in James and we continue our study on what Christian Living in Today's World looks like. Today's text introduces us to the concept of living our faith everyday in a consistent way in a world that offers many alternatives.
My wife thinks I am absolutely crazy because I forget just about everything. In fact, she reminds me of sermons I have preached in the past and we have serious discussions on whether I had already preached something or not. Just the other day I was shaving and after I had washed my face put some cologne on and left the bathroom I went downstairs to get a drink of water. When I came back up to my room I went into the bathroom and started to put shaving cream on my face. I had forgotten that I had already shaved.
I am not sure how many of you have problems with remembering things. I haven't met a person yet that hasn't forgotten where they left their keys or jacket or wallet, purse, and other things. I have met people with degrees that have forgotten most of what they learned in school or university.
In fact, today's world is so fast pace that if you do not have an agenda there is no way you can get through a day or a week without forgetting something.
I used to use a Franklin Covey agenda and after having forgotten it at home or at a meeting too many times I discovered I was really lost.
Our world is big and there are many things taking place everyday in many lives and businesses. There is a lot of movement everyday. How many of us have ever been stuck in Denver traffic? Some of us have been stuck daily!
With so much happening in our lives where do we have time for God's Word? How many of you remember the sermon from three weeks ago and are working towards implementing those things God revealed to you? The truth is that we are forgetful creatures and if ...
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