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Contributed on Feb 25, 2021
This sermon will help you increase your desire for the crown of life.
James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. The Promise: Life for Love We have been studying through the book of James and we come today to 1:12. This is one of ...read more
Contributed on Feb 12, 2021
We all have those areas in our lives where we feel like … losers. Most people respond by trying to feel good about themselves, but there’s a better way.
James 1:9 The brother in humble circumstances ought to take pride in his high position. 10 But the one who is rich should take pride in his low position, because he will pass away like a wild flower. 11 For the sun rises with scorching heat and withers the plant; its blossom falls and its beauty ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2021
Why are there so many times when we pray for wisdom and then end up making unwise choices?
Introduction Review I hope these last few weeks that we have spent together in James 1 have been as helpful to you as they have for me. God has really spoken to me in some powerful ways through this text. I was gone last week so I’ll just refresh your memory a bit. When you face hardship in ...read more
Contributed on Oct 20, 2020
Exactly how does suffering produce perseverance?
James 1:1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. 4 Perseverance must ...read more
Contributed on Oct 13, 2020
When James commands us to consider it pure joy when we suffer, does that mean we are to pretend we are happy when we aren’t?
James 1:2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. 4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. Introduction: Perseverance Years ago ...read more