• James D. Thornber

    Contributing sermons since Nov 2, 2013
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Journey Church
Independence, Kansas 67301

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  • The Ways Of A Fool -- 1 Samuel 31

    Contributed on Mar 2, 2014
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    We look at some of the ways Saul played the fool so we can learn how NOT to go the direction Saul went.

    The Ways of a Fool 1 Samuel 31 Like most of you, I have spent time walking in the cemetery. I like to look at the gravestones and their dates. I like to imagine what these people were like and how they lived a hundred or more years ago. What did they do for a living? Where in town did they more

  • How To Throw A Pity Party -- 1 Samuel 27:1-12; 30:1-6

    Contributed on Mar 2, 2014
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    What will you do when, not if but when, the troubles come? If you do want to throw yourself a good old fashioned pity party – and I’ve met a few people who are experts – let me tell you how to do so.

    How to Throw a Pity Party 1 Samuel 27:1-12; 30:1-6 When Barbara and I first came to Independence, we began our Wednesday night Bible studies with a teaching on the book of James. We figured we’d get off to a good running start on what it means to live out our Christians lives in the more

  • A Tale Of Two Kings -- 1 Samuel 25

    Contributed on Mar 2, 2014

    King David shows two sides to himself: the compassionate side shown to Saul and the petulant attitude shown to Nabal. It shows that we can all be saints one day and sinners the next!

    A Tale of Two Kings 1 Samuel 25 One of the great perks of my wife’s job is something called Paid Time Off, or PTO. This is a system in the bank where they put a certain percentage of time in an account for every hour she works. So instead of just giving her two weeks off a year and five more

  • Today’s Temptation, Tomorrow’s Triumph 1 Samuel 24

    Contributed on Mar 2, 2014
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    David’s fight against the temptation of revenge produced positive three consequences we should all come to when today’s temptation is to put ourselves out in front of God’s will and get even with people.

    Today’s Temptation, Tomorrow’s Triumph 1 Samuel 24 Did you ever get in a fight when you were a kid? I mean a real fight, with fists and blood and crying. I did. More than once. Being small meant I got picked on more than once, so I became a scrapper and a bully sometimes just to more

  • How To Behave In A Cave

    Contributed on Mar 2, 2014
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    When all your crutches are gone and you feel your life is being lived in a cave, then David has some lessons to teach us. First, he shows us how to react, then he shows us who we will attract.

    How to Behave in a Cave 1 Samuel 22:1-2 When we ended our study last week, we saw how God had taken everything away from David. We saw how David lost every crutch he had that could have taken the place of God. He lost his position, his wife, his prophet, his friend Jonathan and finally his more

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