The One-Another Approach to Sin

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James 5 presents a more effective means of battling sin in our lives. Will we have the courage to follow it?

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The One-Another Approach to Sin

  1. 1. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 [9] Two are better than one because they have a good return for their labor. [10] For if either of them falls, the one will lift up his companion. But woe to the one who falls when there is not another to lift him up.
  2. 2. Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 [11] Furthermore, if two lie down together they keep warm, but how can one be warm alone? [12] And if one can overpower him who is alone, two can resist him. A cord of three strands is not quickly torn apart.
  3. 3. Our Theme for 2012: Real FaithA Study of James, 1-2 Peter
  4. 4. Life in the Midst of Trials James 1:1-12 1) Joy 2) Submission 3) Faith 4) Perseverance
  5. 5. The Royal Law James 2:1-13 “You shall love yourneighbor as yourself.”
  6. 6. The Danger of Dead Faith James 2:14-26 1) Not just saying the right words. 2) Not just belief in the right facts.
  7. 7. The Power of Life and Death James 3:1-12 Our speech sets the course of our life!
  8. 8. James 5:13-20[13] Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises. [14] Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
  9. 9. James 5:13-20[15] and the prayer offered in faithwill restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him.
  10. 10. James 5:13-20 [16] Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for oneanother so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
  11. 11. Confess to One Another
  12. 12. Why Don’t We Do This More?1) We think we are alone in sin.
  13. 13. Why Don’t We Do This More?2) We do not wantto feel vulnerable.
  14. 14. 1 John 1:8-9 [8] If we say that we have no sin,we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us. [9] If we confessour sins, He is faithful and righteousto forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
  15. 15. Proverbs 28:13 [13] He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper,But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.
  16. 16. James 5:13-20 [16] Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for oneanother so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
  17. 17. James 5:13-20[19] My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turnshim back, [20] let him know that hewho turns a sinner from the error ofhis way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.
  18. 18. Confront One Another
  19. 19. James 5:13-20[19] My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turnshim back, [20] let him know that hewho turns a sinner from the error ofhis way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.
  20. 20. Galatians 6:1[1] Brethren, even if anyone is caughtin any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.
  21. 21. Jude 22-23 [22] And have mercy on some, who are doubting;[23] save others, snatching themout of the fire; and on some havemercy with fear, hating even the garment polluted by the flesh.
  22. 22. To make it easier, we must show… Sincerity Family
  23. 23. Is the one-another approach worth it?There is nothing more important than our standing before God!

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