Contributing sermons since Jul 24, 2002
Contributed on Jul 2, 2020
The lion feasts on the good things we neglect. Neglect our marriage and the lion will feast on it. Neglect our children and the lion will feast on them. Neglect our finances and the lion will feast on it.
James 4 – Walk This Way Come Near to God July 12, 2020 James 4:7-10 NIV Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Come near to God and he will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. 9 Grieve, mourn and wail. ...read more
Contributed on Jun 18, 2020
The problem was not something out there. The root of the problem was inside them.
James 4 – Walk This Way What Causes Fights and Quarrels? June 28, 2020 James 4:1-2 NIV What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and ...read more
Contributed on Jun 11, 2020
If we plant envy, we’ll reap death. If we plant peace, we’ll reap a harvest of righteousness!
James – Chapter 3 Good Wisdom June 21, 2020 James 3:16-18 NIV For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. 17 But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, ...read more
Contributed on Jun 4, 2020
Wisdom in, wisdom out. It really is that simple. We must allow wisdom to capture all of our hearts.
James – Walk This Way Out of the Same Mouth June 14, 2020 James 3:7-10 NIV “All kinds of animals, birds, reptiles and sea creatures are being tamed and have been tamed by mankind, 8 but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. 9 With the tongue we praise our ...read more
Contributed on Jun 1, 2020
James seems to be contradicting Paul, who taught that salvation was by faith and not by works. Martin Luther even called the book of James, a “Strawy Epistle.” James and Paul were not at odds, though.
James 2 Faith and Good Deeds June 7, 2020 James 2:14-17, 26 NIV What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? 15 Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. 16 If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; ...read more