Convicted
Convinced To Conquer
James 1:22


   Do not merely listen to the word,
and so deceive yourselves, do what it says
1:22
What Word?

•   The verse mentions a concept of “The Word”

•   What could this be?

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John 1:1

In the beginning was the Word,
 and the Word was with God,
    and the Word was God
1:1
John 1:2-3

 He was with God in the beginning.
 Through him all things were made;
  without him nothing was made
       th...
1:2-3


 
Jesus? Is That You?
Not In Writing

•   This verse mentions more than ink and paper

•   This verse mentions a spoken word

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We Can Hear It

•   We are all capable to hear this word

•   We just have to tune into the word

•   The voice of God is ...
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He Who Has Ears
 Let Him Hear
The Sound Of
        Conviction
•   The word can be hard to swallow

•   The word can make us feel guilty

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Matthew 10:34

      Do not suppose that I have come
        to bring peace to the earth.
I did not come to bring peace, b...
10:34
Jesus is the Word
1 Peter 2:8

      A stone that causes men to stumble
           and a rock that makes them fall.
They stumble because the...
2:8
Up?
Will You Stumble?
   Or Step Up?
Romans 10:17

Faith comes from hearing the message,
  and the message is heard through
         the word of Christ.
10:17
Philippians 3:14

   I press on toward the goal
for the prize of the upward call
     of God in Christ Jesus.
3:14
Listening...

•   We must first listen to this word

•   Learn to hear the small voice

•   By reading the bible

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Doing...

•   We tend to just believe something in our mind

•   We need to believe something in our heart

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Being convicted is a good thing. We must be able to listen to and obey the voice of God so we can experience abundant and creative life.

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Convicted

  1. 1. Convicted Convinced To Conquer
  2. 2. James 1:22 Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves, do what it says
  3. 3. 1:22
  4. 4. What Word? • The verse mentions a concept of “The Word” • What could this be? • We know that it’s something that must be heard • We assume it means the bible • Could it mean something different?
  5. 5. • • • • •
  6. 6. John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God
  7. 7. 1:1
  8. 8. John 1:2-3 He was with God in the beginning.  Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made.
  9. 9. 1:2-3  
  10. 10. Jesus? Is That You?
  11. 11. Not In Writing • This verse mentions more than ink and paper • This verse mentions a spoken word • This verse mentions something that creates • This verse is more than just rules • This is the word that echos through eternity • This is the very voice of God
  12. 12. • • • • • •
  13. 13. We Can Hear It • We are all capable to hear this word • We just have to tune into the word • The voice of God is very quiet • The voice of God challenges us • The voice of God convicts us to do good • The voice of God can be hard to listen to
  14. 14. • • • • • •
  15. 15. He Who Has Ears Let Him Hear
  16. 16. The Sound Of Conviction • The word can be hard to swallow • The word can make us feel guilty • The word challenges us to be better • We don’t want to hear it • We want to do our own thing • We don’t like to have our wrongs exposed
  17. 17. • • • • • •
  18. 18. Matthew 10:34 Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
  19. 19. 10:34
  20. 20. Jesus is the Word
  21. 21. 1 Peter 2:8 A stone that causes men to stumble       and a rock that makes them fall. They stumble because they disobey the message which is also what they were destined for.
  22. 22. 2:8
  23. 23. Up? Will You Stumble? Or Step Up?
  24. 24. Romans 10:17 Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.
  25. 25. 10:17
  26. 26. Philippians 3:14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
  27. 27. 3:14
  28. 28. Listening... • We must first listen to this word • Learn to hear the small voice • By reading the bible • By praying and meditating • By worshipping God • By listening to other’s wisdom
  29. 29. ... • • • • • •
  30. 30. Doing... • We tend to just believe something in our mind • We need to believe something in our heart • We need to allow this word to change our mind • We need to all this word to change our heart • We are capable of tapping into the power of God • We need to listen and do what the word says
  31. 31. ... • • • • • •
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