James: Real Life. Real Faith. – Week 6October 3, 2021
Submit and Resist!
What causes fights and quarrels among you?
- We what we when we it.
Matthew 7:7-8, “Ask it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks the door will be opened.”
- We are more with the world than we are with God.
Jesus didn’t see the world as the enemy, he saw it as his .
John 16:13 “But when he, the spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth.”
What is informing your world view?
Is it the Bible or is it the world?
- We struggle with to God and resisting the devil.
There are 3 enemies that wage war against our soul.
- The world,
- The flesh
- The devil.
C.S. Lewis said, “ There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence, the other is to believe, and feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them.”
Practical ways to resist the devil.
- Be honest with yourself about what tempts you.
- Come near to God and he will come near to you.