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  1. JAMES Marks of Maturity

  2. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • James 5:13-14 • Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. • Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. • Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

  3. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14

  4. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • James 5:15-18 • And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working. Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth. Then he prayed again, and heaven gave rain, and the earth bore its fruit.

  5. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Today’s message is about… • Authenticity • Righteousness • Power in prayer

  6. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Prayer • Proseuchomai= to pray to God (the verb tense) • deēsis= a petition: prayer, request, supplication. • PRAYER IS AGREEMENT WITH GOD.

  7. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Prayer • Sin • hamartanō = to miss the mark, to err, to sin: - faults, offend, sin, trespass.

  8. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14

  9. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Prayer • Sin • Confess • exomologeō = to acknowledge or agree fully • 1 Peter 3:7, “Husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to her… so that your prayers may not be hindered.”

  10. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14

  11. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Prayer • Sin • Confess • exomologeō = to acknowledge or agree fully • 1 Peter 3:7, “Husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to her… so that your prayers may not be hindered.”

  12. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Prayer • Sin • Confess • SEVEN Bible characters who said, “I have sinned.” • Pharaoh, Ex 9:27 • Balaam, Num. 22:34 • Saul, 1 Sam. 15:24 • Achan, Joshua 7:20 • Judas, Matt. 27:4 • David – II Sam, Psalm 41

  13. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14

  14. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Prayer • Sin • Confess • Righteous • dikaios= equitable (in character or act); innocent, holy • 2 Cor. 5:21 • Eph1:7-9

  15. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • Prayer • Sin • Confess • Righteous • Power • ischuō = to have or exercise force (literally or figuratively): - might, prevail, be of strength, be whole, + much work.

  16. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 I WANT TO PRAY LIKE ELIJAH!

  17. James: Marks of Maturity Prayers of the Righteous James 5:13-14 • So What? • Be REAL(authentic) with God. • Understand RIGHTEOUSNESS. • Be READY. • Not only to confess, but to be trustworthy enough to hear another’s confessions. • Not only to ask for prayer, but to PRAY.

  18. JAMES Marks of Maturity