A Time Of Trial
I. A mistaken mindset: Doubtful (Double-minded and indecisive)
A. Lacking faith, he is tossed about like a wave on the sea - James 1:6
B. Due to his doubts, he won’t receive anything from the Lord - James 1:7
C. He who doubts is unstable and inconsistent in all that he does - James 1:8
II. A correct mindset: Strong and constant (James 1:2-5)
A. Faith is put to the test - James 1:2-3
B. Such trials produce perseverance and strength - James 1:3
C. This perseverance should lead to (produce) maturity and completeness - James 1-4
D. A man should consider himself blessed when under trial - James 1:2
III. Conclusion - Be strong and constant in the face of trials, rejoicing for what such can produce in our lives.
A. I Peter 1:6-7; 4:12-16
B. Romans 5:1-5
IV. Memory Verse - James 1:2
1. What kind of thinking should we have?]
2. Why is it better to think in this way?