Where to Turn for Help

February 5, 2023 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Authentic Faith - James

Passage: James 1:5–8



“God Moves in a Mysterious Way” by William Cowper




Turn to _____________ for help when you face a trial.




  1. God will give you _____________.


“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God…and it will be given to him.”




  1. God will give _______________.


“If lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all.”




  1. God will give without finding _______________.


“God, who gives generously to all without reproach.”



One word of caution: We must ____________ and not ______________.


“But let him ask in faith, with no doubting”









Application Questions

    1.  During a trial, who do you tend to go to for help?

    2. What does it look like for God to give you wisdom during a trial?

        What difference does it make?

    3.  Do you hesitate to go to God when the trial is your fault?

    4.  Is it hard for you to have confidence in God? Why?


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