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The Book Of James (3): Boast in Christ

The Book of James (3): Boast In Christ
Scripture: James 1:9-11 & 16-18          Key Verse: James 1:9

INTRODUCTION
1.     James was a pastor and the brother of Jesus.
2.     James addresses money and status.
3.     4 types of people in the Bible.

I.    BOAST IN THE LORD
                A.    The question is riches, but Godliness.
                B.    Jesus identifies with rich and lowly.
                C.    We boast in our exaltation.

II.   RECEIVE IDENTITY FROM CHRIST
                 A.    Culture can't tell us who we are.
                 B.    God wants us to see ourselves how He sees us.
                 C.    "I'm not great", but God is.

III.  GOD GIVES PERFECT GIFTS
                  A.    God never changes.
                  B.    What we have, God has given us.
                  C.    People are a great gift.

TAKE AWAY
1.    Are we thankful for our station in life?
2.    Are we thankful for the people in our life?
3.    Will we boast in Jesus.

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