Building My Life on the Bible

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40 Days in the Word
Dave Pearo
James 1:19 – 25

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Building My Life on the Bible

  1. 1. Building My Life On The Bible James 1:19 – 25
  2. 2. 4 Key Components to 40 Days In The Word •a sermon component •a small group component •a daily devotional component 2.a Scripture memory component
  3. 3. “Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the Word of Christ.” Romans 10:17
  4. 4. “Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry. For man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore get rid of all moral filth and evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you which can save you” James 1:19
  5. 5. 1. I Receive It With My Ears. “Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry. For man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore get rid of all moral filth and evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you which can save you” James 1:19 “accept the word” (Decomai) = hospitality word
  6. 6. “Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry. For man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore get rid of all moral filth and evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you which can save you” James 1:19
  7. 7. Parable of The Sower Matthew 13
  8. 8. Heart Preparation Require 4 Attitudes •I must be quiet “Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry. For man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore get rid of all moral filth and evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you which can save you” James 1:19-21
  9. 9. Heart Preparation Require 4 Attitudes 2. You’ve got to be calm. “Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry. For man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore get rid of all moral filth and evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you which can save you” James 1:19-21
  10. 10. Heart Preparation Require 4 Attitudes 3. I need to be clean. “Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry. For man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore get rid of all moral filth and evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you which can save you” James 1:19-21
  11. 11. Get rid of two things: •Filth •Evil “Filth” (Greek) = Earwax
  12. 12. Confession Definition: To agree with God “confession” (greek) homologeo Homo = “same” or “like kind” = homosapien, homogenized milk. Logeo = “to speak.” Confession = Speaking the same thing as God
  13. 13. Heart Preparation Require 4 Attitudes 4. I need to be humble “Everyone should be quick to listen slow to speak and slow to become angry. For man’s anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. Therefore get rid of all moral filth and evil that is so prevalent, and humbly accept the word planted in you which can save you” James 1:19-21
  14. 14. 2. Read It With My Eyes. “Don’t merely listen to the Word, and so deceive yourselves do what it says. Anyone who listens to the Word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself he goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like! But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.” James 1:22-25
  15. 15. 3. I Research (Study) It “Don’t merely listen to the Word, and so deceive yourselves do what it says. Anyone who listens to the Word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself he goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like! But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.”
  16. 16. “The people of Berea were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, and they listened eagerly to Paul’s message. They searched the Scriptures day after day to check up on Paul and Silas, to see if they were really teaching the truth.” Acts 17: 11, 12
  17. 17. 4. I Remember It With My Mind.   “Don’t merely listen to the Word, and so deceive yourselves do what it says. Anyone who listens to the Word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself he goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like!  But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.” James 1:22-25
  18. 18. 5. I Respond To It With My Actions “Don’t merely listen to the Word, and so deceive yourselves do what it says. Anyone who listens to the Word but does not do what it says is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself he goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like!  But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it - he will be blessed in what he does.” James 1:22-25  
  19. 19. “Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against the house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. But everyone who hears these words of mine… is like a foolish man who built his house on sand. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell with a great crash.” Matthew 24
  20. 20. Dawson Trotman (founder of the Navigators) 
  21. 21. • I receive it with my ears (Listen) • I read it with my eyes (Read) • I research it (Study)   • I remember it with my mind (Memorize)  • I respond to it with my actions (Obey) “Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day  and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it.  Then you will be prosperous and successful. (Blessed) Joshua 1:8

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