10/14 Our Discernment James 3:13-18

James 3:13-18 / Our Discernment What kind of environment fosters spiritual growth? James seeks to help us understand how the environment around us can either hinder our spiritual growth or help it. James 3:13-18 helps us to understand what kind of person is needed to develop spiritual growth. Here are some questions to ponder as you reflect on the passage this week: - How does James begin this passage: with a question or a statement? (3:13) - What is the determining factor for someone who is wise and understanding? (3:13) - Where does James say bitter jealousy and selfish ambition come from? (3:15) - What is the result of jealousy and selfish ambition? (3:16) - How many characteristics are given of wisdom from above? (3:17) - Which one of those characteristics of wisdom from above is most attractive to you? Why? (3:17) - What is the ultimate result of the person who seeks righteousness? (3:18) As the Lord leads, read through James 3. Meditate and reflect on the James 3:13-18...
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