The Battle of Wants
Scripture: James 4:1–4:6
"The Battle of Wants"
September 30, 2018
I. What we want is not what we really want. James 4:1-3
II. Getting what we really want means a daily battle with what we want. James 4:2,
III. What we want (in the flesh) is in league with the world. James 4:4-5,
2 Timothy 4:10, Hebrews 11:25-26.
IV. The beginning of a solution: God's grace. James 4:6.
Questions for relflection:
- Why is the question, 'What do you want?' complicted?
- What does this teach us bout humanity in a fallen world?W
- What is the solution that James hints at (4:6) to the problem of fallen human desires?