A Transformed Life | Faith Full, Part 10

August 21, 2022   /   Crosstown Alliance Church

Faith-FULL pt 10 – A Transformed Life

Phil 3:12-14
“12  that I have already obtained this or am already , but I  to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. 13 Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”

“I’m not where I want to be but thank God I’m not where I once was.

Faith in Jesus transforms our relationships and our ambitions.

Faith in Jesus transforms our relationships.

James 4:11-12
“11 Do not  against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. 12 There is only one lawgiver and judge, he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge your neighbor?”

“Katalalia is the sin of those who meet in corners and gather in little groups and pass on confidential tidbits of information which destroy the good name of those who are not there to defend themselves.” – William Barclay

James 4:11
“…The one who speaks against a brother or  his brother, speaks evil against the law and  the law.

1 Cor 5:12
“For what have I to do with judging outsiders? Is it not those  whom you are to ?”

Matt 22:37-40
“And he said to him, “You shall  the  with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. 38This is the great and first commandment. 39And a second is like it: You shall  your  as yourself. 40 On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.”

James 4:12
“There is only one lawgiver and , he who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to  your neighbor?”

Who am I?

I’m the neighbor not the judge.

Faith in Jesus transforms our ambitions.

James 4:13-16
Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet  what tomorrow will bring. ? For you are a  that appears for a little time and then vanishes. 15 Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” 16 As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.”

What is my life?
Fragile and Fleeting

Proverbs 16:9
The mind of a person plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps.

James 4:16
“As it is, you  in your . All such boasting is .

James 4:17
“17 So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.”

“without the cross the book of James is a crushing book.” — Matt Chandler

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