Faith Works In Truth Part II

Scripture Verses

                                                                                                James 1:18-27

Outline

How are you letting God’s Word change your heart and your habits? 

1. Regenerated by the Word – Verse 18

  • Matthew 19:28
  • Titus 3:5-6  

Regenerated by the Word

  • Definition – An act of God whereby He bestows on the believing sinner new life
  • The initiator of regeneration
    • 2 Peter 3:9; 1 Timothy 2:4
  • The instrument of regeneration
    • Hebrews 4:!2; 1 Peter 1:23; John 5:24; Romans 10:17; Isaiah 55:11
  • The intent of regeneration
    • Leviticus 23:9-14; James 1:17; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20

2. Receive the Word – Verse 19-21

  • Mark 4:24; Luke 8:18; Matthew 13:13; Hebrews 5:11
  • Swift to hear – Romans 10:17; Matthew 13:9
  • Slow to speak – Proverbs 10:19; 17:27-28; Matthew 12:36-37; 2 Timothy 2:15
  • Slow to wrath – Proverbs 14:29

Reflect the Word

  • Examination
  • Restoration – 1 John 1:9
  • Transformation – 2 Corinthians 3:18; Romans 12:2

Evidence of True Faith

  • Speech – Ephesians 4:29
  • Service
  • Separation
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