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James 4:1-6
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Warning Against Worldliness

1What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? Is it not this, that your passions1 are at war within you?2 2You desire and do not have, so you murder. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. You do not have, because you do not ask. 3You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions. 4You adulterous people!3 Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. 5Or do you suppose it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, “He yearns jealously over the spirit that he has made to dwell in us”? 6But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

Footnotes

  • 1 4:1 Greek pleasures; also verse 3
  • 2 4:1 Greek in your members
  • 3 4:4 Greek You adulteresses!
Displaying 1-10 of 13 sermons for this passage.

James: His Desire for the Churches

James 4:11-27, James 5:1-20

Series: Basics 2019

Sermon 49:04 ID: gs1345

Planning Properly — Part One

James 4:13-17

Series: Faith That Works, Volume 3

Sermon 38:16 ID: 2595

Planning Properly — Part Two

James 4:13-17

Series: Faith That Works, Volume 3

Sermon 33:55 ID: 2596

Saying No to Slander

James 4:11

Series: Faith That Works, Volume 3

Sermon 43:26 ID: 2593

Only One Judge

James 4:11-12

Series: Faith That Works, Volume 3

Sermon 33:24 ID: 2594

Submitting to God — Part One

James 4:7-10

Series: Faith That Works, Volume 3

Sermon 38:01 ID: 2591

Submitting to God — Part Two

James 4:7-10

Series: Faith That Works, Volume 3

Sermon 31:34 ID: 2592

Fights and Quarrels

James 4:1-6

Series: Faith That Works, Volume 3

Sermon 42:46 ID: 2587

Deo Volente

James 4:13-17 Sermon 36:14 ID: 2553

“What Is Your Life?”

James 4:13-17

Series: Seven Questions God Asks

Sermon Includes Transcript 37:53 ID: 2480

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Faith That Works, Volume 3

James 4:1-5:6 Series ID: 15903