Pastor Dan Kasey was our guest preacher for Sunday, July 17, 2022 and shared a message on James chapter 3. Dan is the associate pastor at Faith Evangelical Free Church in Acton.
1.) How does this passage relate to our identity in Christ?
2.) Review 3:8-12 along with 1:6-8. What dangers do you see in the double-minded person?
3.) Have you experienced times in your life when it was difficult to tame your tongue?
4.) How is our Christian witness affected when our speech is inconsistent with our identity in Christ?
5.) How do you think Exodus 20:7 and 28 relates to this passage and our identity in Christ?
Matthew 10:16 (ESV)
16 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
James 2:19 (ESV)
19 You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!
Exodus 20:7 (ESV)
7 “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.