Outline of James 4

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James 4:1-10 Envious Strifes
- Lust, Greed and Hostility (James 4:1-5)
  Sinful Ambition (James 4:1)
  Solicited Advancement (James 4:2)
  Selfish Appeal (James 4:3)
  Spiritual Adultery (James 4:4)
  Scriptural Axiom (James 4:5)

- Liberation, Grace and Humility (James 4:6-10)
   Comfort (James 4:6)
   Compliance (James 4:7a)
   Conflict (James 4:7b)
   Confession (James 4:8a)
   Cleansing (James 4:8b)
   Contrition (James 4:9)
   Concession (James 4:10a)
   Cheer (James 4:10b)

James 4:11-17 Evil Speaking
- Backbiting the Brethren (James 4:11-12)
   Caution "Speak not evil one of another"
   Case "He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother"
   Contravention "speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law"
   Contempt "if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge"
   Christ "There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy"
   Challenge "who art thou that judgest another"

- Boasting in Business (James 4:13-17)
   Ambition to Trade (James 4:13)
   Assumption of Tomorrow (James 4:13)
   Abruptness of Time (James 4:14)
   Attitude of Trusting (James 4:15)
   Antithesis of the Truth (James 4:16)
   Apathy against Truth (James 4:17)