An Expositional Sermon
“Blessed Are the Steadfast in Trials”
Theme/Big Idea: God brings forth his people by the gospel, so remain steadfast.
Aim/Appropriation/Application: Pray that God would help us to remain steadfast in our love for God, because He has first loved us by sending His Son to die for us. Pray that God would help us fight our unbelief in trials with the truth that God is good and that He is unchangeably able to save.
(1) Blessed Are the Steadfast (James 1:12)
(2) God Tempts No One (James 1:13-15)
a. God does not tempt
b. God is not tempted with evil
c. Our hearts are the source of our temptation
(3) God Is the Giver of Every Good Gift (James 1:16-18)