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What’s in your hand? Willingness and Submission …and prayer. James 4:1-10. The Elevation of Desire. The Elevation of Desire** James 4:1-10. The Elevation of Desire James 4:1-10. (love, respect, family, sex, security, peace, acceptance, etc.). The Elevation of Desire James 4:1-10.

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What’s in your hand?

Willingness and Submission

…and prayer

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The Elevation of Desire**

James 4:1-10

**Adapted from Paul David Tripp\'s War of Words

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, family, sex, security, peace, acceptance, etc.)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

“Need”

(I need this from you to be content!)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

“Need”

Lust/coveting idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Disappointment

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Disappointment

Punishment

(Deed of the Flesh)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

Closed-handed

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Disappointment

Punishment

(Deed of the Flesh)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

Open-handed

Closed-handed

We are to hold our desires loosely

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Disappointment

Punishment

(Deed of the Flesh)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

Open-handed

Closed-handed

We are to hold our desires loosely

Humility

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Disappointment

Punishment

(Deed of the Flesh)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

Open-handed

Closed-handed

We are to hold our desires loosely

Humility

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Submission

Expectation

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Disappointment

Punishment

(Deed of the Flesh)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

Open-handed

Closed-handed

We are to hold our desires loosely

Humility

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Submission

Expectation

Foot-washing

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Disappointment

Punishment

(Deed of the Flesh)

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The Elevation of Desire

James 4:1-10

(love, respect, sex, etc.)

Open-handed

Closed-handed

We are to hold our desires loosely

Humility

“Need”

idolatry

(I need this from you to be content!)

Entitlement

Submission

Expectation

Foot-washing

(a resentment waiting to happen)

Demand

Kindness

Disappointment

(Fruit of the Spirit)

Punishment

(Deed of the Flesh)

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Deceitful Heart

"The heart is more deceitful than all elseAnd is desperately sick;Who can understand it?

Jeremiah 17:9

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Engaged a Sinful World full of Lies

John 16:11 says that Satan is the “ruler of this world.”

John 8:44 says that the devil is the “father of lies.”

Jeremiah 17:9

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Faulty Belief System

(what we believe about God, self, others and our circumstances)

(based in lies)

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Faulty Belief System leads to Faulty Coping Strategies/Defects of Character/Shortcomings (sin)

Need God’s Revelation

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Step Seven: Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Matt. 7:9-11

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Redeeming Truth in Steps 6 & 7 –

After careful examination, we have begun to see how we, as sinners, attempt to live in a sinful world among sinful people. Independent of God, we have developed dysfunctional (sinful) patterns of “coping” that are ultimately based in lies and lead to greater chaos. What a mess. We have begun to see the deceit in each, but realize we will not overcome them without God’s help, so we ask Him. We have come to a place where we have become open-handed and willing to allow God to change us in His timing and according to His ways.

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Redeemed 7th Step Prayer

Father, we see how we have followed after the voice of our adversary, and now offer ourselves to You completely, renouncing his ways. In the name of Christ and by His authority we ask that you would deliver __________ from any demonic influence that is tempting him/her to _________ and free him/her to serve you freely.

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Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, \'Be taken up and thrown into the sea,\' and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Mark 11:23-24

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