James 3

Jonathan LinderJan 16, 2022Dallas

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DISCUSSION GUIDE

OPENER

What is something someone has said to you before that really encouraged you or made you feel special?

READ

James 3:1-12 - Read it aloud yourself, or ask someone who is a confident reader. Ask the others to listen carefully and follow along.

DISCUSS

  1. Read James 3:3-6 Which illustration that James uses stands out the most to you? What does it mean and why does he use it?

  2. What areas of your life do you find it hardest to tame your tongue? *(Home, School, Sports, Friends?)

  3. How does what we say reveal what is in our hearts? Read Luke 6:45.

  4. What benefits are there to building others up with what we say? Can you think of three people you are going to encourage this week and what you could say to them?

READ

James 3:13-18 - Read it aloud yourself, or ask someone who is a confident reader. Ask the others to listen carefully and follow along.

DISCUSS

  1. In verse 13 What does James say the evidence of wisdom is?

  2. Read James 3:16. In what areas of your life do you find yourself most tempted to be jealous, envious, or selfish?

  3. What can you do this week to seek God's wisdom? How can you grow to be wiser? *(James 1:5, 2 Timothy 3:16-17)