The Perils of Prosperity

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Speaker: 
Pastor Steve Johnson
Date: 
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Scripture: 
James 5:1-6

I. FOUR TYPES OF PEOPLE AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP  WITH  _____________  

 

A. Those who are  _____________  without and within.

 

B. Those who are _____________   without and within.

 

C. Those who are poor without but _________ within.

 

D. Those who are rich without but _____________ within.

 

 

II. THE REASON FOR THE HARSH  _____________   FROM JAMES (5:2-6).

 

A. _____________  their wealth (2-3)

 

B. _____________  others (4)

 

C. Living a totally _____________  lifestyle (5)

 

D. Taking  _____________  of the poor (6)

 

 

III. THE  _____________  FACED BY THE RICH AND PROUD

 

A.  _____________   and loss (1-3)

 

B. No relief in  _____________  (3b, 5a)

 

C. _____________   is not overlooked by God (4b)

 

 

IV. LESSONS FOR ALL OF US (1 Tim. 6:6-10; 17-19)

 

A. God’s concern is not with the   _____________ of our wealth but  our _____________   toward it (6-10).

1. _________________            

2. _________________

 

B. God’s counsel is not against people who are wealthy, but  against      _____________    _____________  of the wealthy (17-19).