Mountain View Baptist Church

10.28.18

The Real War

The Real War

Series: James

Speaker: Joshua Holland

Details:

I. God’s family should be known for a uniting, selfless love. (v.1-2)

A. Conflict within the church is rooted in self-pleasing.

B. Recognize the enemy as your sinful nature, not other people.

C. Subject every desire to your greatest ally, Jesus.

II. We belong to Jesus, as a bride belongs to her husband. (v.3-4)

A. Desire God above all else.

B. To belong to Jesus is to be rejected by the world.

C. The world spurned and rejected Jesus.

III.  Conflict in God’s family is resolved through humility.

A. God’s Word warns us against pride and worldliness.

B. God rewards humility with unmerited favor.