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The Book of James:
Core Training
Message #11

I'd Rather Be Righteous
Than Right

July 26-27, 2014
Dr Larry Osborne

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The Passage:
    James 3:13-18


The Principles:

 (1)  If I’m RIGHT in the WRONG way – I’m DEAD WRONG!
          James 3:14-16    Proverbs 17:19    I Corinthians 13:1-7    Ephesians 4:15
 

 (2)  We’re called to be RECRUITERS – not GUARD DOGS!
           Matthew 28:18-20    2 Timothy 2:24-26    1 Kings 3:1-15
           Matthew 13:24-30

 

A Wisdom Checklist

(1)  Am I PURE in my motives and actions?
         Matthew 7:1-5    James 1:27  &  James 3:1    Proverbs 9:10

(2)  Am I looking for COMMON GROUND?
         Matthew 5:9    Proverbs 17:19  &  Proverbs 10:12

(3)  Am I RESPECTFUL?
         Proverbs 16:21    Daniel 1-6    2 Timothy 2:14-26    Proverbs 11:12

(4)  Am I TEACHABLE?    
         James 1:19    Proverbs 12:1    Proverbs 18:2

(5)  Am I MERCIFUL?
         1 Corinthians 13:5    James 2:13    Matthew 5:7  &  Matthew 18:21-35

(6)  Am I producing good FRUIT or just stirring up CONFLICT?   
         Proverbs 9:7-8    James 3:18    Proverbs 16:26    Proverbs 17:9
   
(7)  Am I FAIR?    
         James 2:1    Leviticus 19:15    Exodus 23:3

(8)  Do I WALK my TALK
          Matthew 7:1-5    1 John 1:6    Proverbs 11:3

 

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