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James Part 9 - The Solidity of Integrity

November 6, 2022 Preacher: Trent Henderson Series: James

Scripture: James 5:1–12

James 5:1-6

Integrity in Finances

  • Prophetic Tone is prediction and diagnosis (v. 1-3)
  • Injustice in finances (v. 4)
  • Indulgence in finances (v. 5)
  • Indifference in finances (v. 6)

How do I live with integrity?

  • Whose is it?
  • Practice Generosity (Eph 4:28)
  • Pay what is owed
  • Don't do stupid stuff

James 5:7-11

Integrity in Waiting

  • Wait like the farmer (v. 7-8)
  • Wait because the Lord is near (v. 8)
  • Wait because the Lord is listening (v. 9)
  • Wait because others waited (v. 10)

How do I wait with integrity?

  • Put your doubts and frustrations in God's hands
  • Focus on the God you know, not the activity you don't understand
  • Identify and take the next step

James 5:12

Integrity in Communication

  • Verbal manipulation is normal but not good
  • Dishonors the hearers
  • Devalues what we swear by

How do I communication with integrity?

  • Is your yes a yes and your no a no?
  • Is your communication a conduit of grace?

Eph 4:29