An Humble View of Life

May 28, 2023 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Authentic Faith - James

Passage: James 4:13–17


Genuine faith produces godly _______________.


I. Life is more than the ______________ and _______________. v. 13

“Come now”

Why do we live as if this life is all there is?

1. This life is all we _______________.

2. We really like to be _______________ in this life.

3. There are a lot of ______________ in this life.

II. Life is _______________. v. 14a

“Yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.”

Proverbs 27:1

III. Life is _______________. v. 14b

“What is your life? For you are a mist.”

IV. Life is _______________ by God. vv. 15-17

“If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.”




Application Questions

1. What has God used in your life to humble you?
2. Why do you think that you often live as if this life is all there is?
3. What is the right balance between thinking life as a mist and not becoming morbid and depressed?
4. Is it right to make plans or should we leave it all up to God?



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