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    The book
    of James
The book
of James
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.



            therefore
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.



            therefore

     ‘Whenever you see a therefore,
     ...
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.



            therefore

     ‘Whenever you see a therefore,
     ...
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how
the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop an...
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.

     See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its
     valua...
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.

     See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its
     valua...
Patience is knowing you're bored and
doing nothing about it. Impatience is a
virtue.

Impatience is in first, on top, at t...
Proverbs 14:29
29A patient man has great
understanding,
    but a quick-tempered
man displays folly.
Proverbs 16:32
Proverbs 14:29              Better a patient man
                            than a warrior, a man
29A pati...
Proverbs 16:32
Proverbs 14:29              Better a patient man
                            than a warrior, a man
29A pati...
Proverbs 16:32
 Proverbs 14:29              Better a patient man
                             than a warrior, a man
 29A p...
Proverbs 16:32
 Proverbs 14:29                    Better a patient man
                                   than a warrior, ...
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until
the Lord's coming.

     See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its
     valua...
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until
the Lord's coming.

     See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its
     valua...
7 Be patient, then, brothers, until
the Lord's coming.

     See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its
     valua...
What would you do if you knew
 Jesus was coming tonight?
What would you do if you knew
 Jesus was coming tonight?
What’s stopping you doing it?
I would plant
a tree
I'd let everything else go and make sure I was "prayed
up." Then, I'd call my family and friends and tell them
the urgency...
Would fix the hair, cosmetics, possible shower. Pack
all the bare necessities

Get my ghostbusting equipment.

Party Time ...
Structure of these verses
Be patient … the Lord is coming    v 7a       A Patient

    Farmer example v 7b                ...
Structure of these verses
Be patient … the Lord is coming    v 7a       A Patient

    Farmer example v 7b                ...
Structure of these verses
Be patient … the Lord is coming    v 7a       A Patient

    Farmer example v 7b                ...
12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not
by heaven or by earth or by anything else.
Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No...
12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not
by heaven or by earth or by anything else.
Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No...
12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not
by heaven or by earth or by anything else.
Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No...
12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not
by heaven or by earth or by anything else.
Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No...
12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not
by heaven or by earth or by anything else.
Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No...
12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not
by heaven or by earth or by anything else.
Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No...
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James 5 Be Patient

  1. 1. Summer Workshops The book of James
  2. 2. The book of James
  3. 3. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.
  4. 4. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming.
  5. 5. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. therefore
  6. 6. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. therefore ‘Whenever you see a therefore, you have to look what’s there for’.
  7. 7. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. therefore ‘Whenever you see a therefore, you have to look what’s there for’. The rich oppressors: injustice and greed 5:1-6
  8. 8. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near. 9 Don't grumble against each other, brothers, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door! 10 Brothers, as an example of patience in the face of suffering, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. 11 As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job's perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. 12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned.
  9. 9. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
  10. 10. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
  11. 11. Patience is knowing you're bored and doing nothing about it. Impatience is a virtue. Impatience is in first, on top, at the front…
  12. 12. Proverbs 14:29 29A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man displays folly.
  13. 13. Proverbs 16:32 Proverbs 14:29 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man 29A patient man has great who controls his understanding, temper than one who but a quick-tempered takes a city. man displays folly.
  14. 14. Proverbs 16:32 Proverbs 14:29 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man 29A patient man has great who controls his understanding, temper than one who but a quick-tempered takes a city. man displays folly. 1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
  15. 15. Proverbs 16:32 Proverbs 14:29 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man 29A patient man has great who controls his understanding, temper than one who but a quick-tempered takes a city. man displays folly. 1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love Galatians 5:22 is kind. It does not But the fruit of the envy, it does not Spirit is love, joy, boast, it is not proud. peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
  16. 16. Proverbs 16:32 Proverbs 14:29 Better a patient man than a warrior, a man 29A patient man has great who controls his understanding, temper than one who but a quick-tempered takes a city. man displays folly. 1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love Galatians 5:22 is kind. It does not But the fruit of the envy, it does not Spirit is love, joy, Colossians 3:12 boast, it is not proud. peace, patience, Therefore, as God's kindness, chosen people, holy goodness, and dearly loved, faithfulness, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
  17. 17. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
  18. 18. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
  19. 19. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
  20. 20. What would you do if you knew Jesus was coming tonight?
  21. 21. What would you do if you knew Jesus was coming tonight? What’s stopping you doing it?
  22. 22. I would plant a tree
  23. 23. I'd let everything else go and make sure I was "prayed up." Then, I'd call my family and friends and tell them the urgency of accepting Jesus as saviour. Not Applicable. He's not coming, he never came, and he never will come. Cancel my party room reservation for December 21, 2012. Better get on with those dishes. Nothing. I try to be ready whenever He comes. I would not go to sleep tonight.........I would stay awake.........and sing Holy, Holy, Holy, Come Oh Lord.
  24. 24. Would fix the hair, cosmetics, possible shower. Pack all the bare necessities Get my ghostbusting equipment. Party Time with some good lookin' ladies! May as well go out with a smile on my face! Put all my online sales accounts on vacation, make sure my husband knows where our wills are, and write goodbye notes for my kids. I would quickly go back into my bank account online and cancel all of the bill payments I just made.
  25. 25. Structure of these verses Be patient … the Lord is coming v 7a A Patient Farmer example v 7b B Example Be patient …. The Lord’s coming is near v 8 A’ Patient Don’t grumble, brothers C Right speaking Judge at the door D God’s character Prophets example B’ Example Job example B’ Example The Lord is full of compassion and mercy D’ God’s character Don’t swear brothers C’ Right speaking
  26. 26. Structure of these verses Be patient … the Lord is coming v 7a A Patient Farmer example v 7b B Example Be patient …. The Lord’s coming is near v 8 A’ Patient Don’t grumble, brothers C Right speaking Judge at the door D God’s character Prophets example B’ Example Job example B’ Example The Lord is full of compassion and mercy D’ God’s character Don’t swear brothers C’ Right speaking
  27. 27. Structure of these verses Be patient … the Lord is coming v 7a A Patient Farmer example v 7b B Example Be patient …. The Lord’s coming is near v 8 A’ Patient Don’t grumble, brothers C Right speaking Judge at the door D God’s character Prophets example B’ Example Job example B’ Example The Lord is full of compassion and mercy D’ God’s character Don’t swear brothers C’ Right speaking
  28. 28. 12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned.
  29. 29. 12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned. Mature
  30. 30. 12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned. Authentic Mature
  31. 31. 12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned. Authentic Mature Faith = deeds
  32. 32. 12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned. Authentic Mature Faith = deeds Single minded
  33. 33. 12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned. Authentic Mature Integrity Faith = deeds Single minded

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