All of God

February 26, 2023 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Authentic Faith - James

Passage: James 1:16–18



“Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers.”



Temptation in trials: To think that God is not _______________.



To avoid being deceived when you are in a trial, affirm God’s _______________.





  1. God is _____________ good and is the Author of ______________ that is good. v. 17


“Every good and every perfect gift is from above.”





  1. Our _______________ in Jesus Christ is the greatest ______________ for the goodness of God. v. 18


“Of his own will he brought us forth by the word of truth.”








 Application Questions


  1. What are some ways that Satan can deceive you when you go through trials?
  2. Why does affirming God’s goodness protect you from deception?
  3. Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people?
  4. How does the story of Joseph encourage you?

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