Evidence of Truly Trusting God
James 1 and 2
There are things that we can’t see like viruses, but we know that they are there. Faith in God is like that.
• Single-minded Prayer
James 1:1-8: Hardship is common. We can have joy if we pray about our problems. Seek help from God. Prayer is a Sign of Faith.
Philippians 4:6-7: Peace will guard you life.
• Evidences of faith in our prayer life
How often do I pray?
What do I pray for?
Am I thankful to God?
Does God’s peace guard my heart?
Am I praying for God’s will to be done on earth as it is in heaven?
• Loving God
James 1:12 – Evidence of faith in the heart.
Luke 10:25-28: Love God.
Gal. 5:6: Faith works through love.
2 Peter 1:5-7: Faith is the beginning and love is the power to make us who we can be in his image.
1 John 2:15-17
There is so much competition for our love.
• Doing God’s Work
James 1:21-2:29: Be doers of the word
1:21-25: Correct things when you find they are wrong or you haven’t done them.
Showing mercy to all, 1:26-2:13. Show the spirit of Christ to all. Treat people how you would like to be treated.
Faith and works, 2:14-26. Faith is evidenced by our activities.
Abraham – God’s Friend
Rahab – Choose God’s side, Joshua 2:1-24, 6:22-25
—Robert Lee, 8-12-07, a.m.