Summary: When encountering a tribulation, it is a great opportunity to grow as a believer. I want to focus on four key words that hopefully will cause us all to view problems and tribulations with a little different perspective.
Summary: Only one of the ten lepers in today's story thought to thank the giver for his miraculous gift of healing. God calls us to cultivate an attitude of gratitude, as we thank him for every good gift from heaven above.
Summary: "Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people?" That is the question that many ask to prove that God either does not exist, or He doesn't care. It all comes down to what is and what is not God's will.
Summary: In my sermon a couple of weeks ago about statements that we might’ve thought were biblical but aren’t. I have some more statements that we might believe are true but aren’t. Let’s take a look at the misconceptions behind these popular quotes.
Summary: God is available at all times to hear our prayers, to listen to our concerns and to be touched by the nonverbal communication of our feelings. In return, we must be increasingly acquainted with the voice of God. We must follow God each and every day.
Summary: These verses follow teaching on testing and trials. Is it possible that testing and trials could be considered good and perfect gifts from the Father of the heavenly lights? It all depends if you're walking with Him or away from Him.
Summary: Earlier in the first chapter of James much has been said about testing and trials but now James turns his attention to temptation. How are they alike and how are they different, especially since the Greek word is the same for both? Let's take a look!
Summary: The Jews consecrated their first-fruits to God as His in a special sense. All Christians are meant to be the first-fruits, the promise and earnest of better work (Romans 8:23). What are the fruits being manifested from your lives?
Summary: "For Dummies" books are a raging success! Why? Full of practical wisdom and simple "How To's" Wouldn't a "Christianity for Dummies," a book full of practical wisdom & simple How Tos on how to live out our faith, be great? James & this series is JUST THAT