Stop Building Castles in the Sand
“Live life in light of God's Sovereignty.”
Download the companion Bible study here: James 4:13-17
1.) Stop Building Castles in the Sand (13-14)
Presumptuous Man – So often thinking that we are the masters of our own universe.
i.) is Clueless – Think you've thought through things? You don't even even know what you don't know!
ii.) is Short-sighted – Think you're in control? You don't even know what tomorrow's throwing at you!
iii.) is Short-lived – Think you have time? You're hardly a flicker on the timeline of eternity!
iv.) is Grave-bound – Think you can dodge bullets? Your end is certain!
2.) Build your Castle upon the Rock (15)
i.) Commanded Will (precretive, duties, revealed):
ii.) Heart Will:
iii.) Sovereign Will (decretive, effectively, causality, secret, hidden until)