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  • James Lee

    Contributing sermons since Jan 16, 2009
James's church

Elim Bible Church
Effingham, South Carolina 29541
843-601-1220

About James
  • Education: Liberty University’s "External Degree Program. I was unable to finish, due to lack of time and money, when first called to Pastor Elim Bible Church. I am now back with Liberty University and close to my Associates degree. My wife and I closed our business, December 2012, in order for me to pastor full time.
  • Experience: Called to the gospel ministry 1993 to Pastor Bi-Vocational since 1994. Own an auto repair shop that gives so many opportunities, not only for witness but for ministry. My heart has always been for small rural churches that can’t afford a large salary. I figure if the Apostle Paul could make tents to get by so can I.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I will always try to give credit where credit is due. Please use what you will and bring glory to God with it.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: I think the imformation on fasting has been an eye opener for me. That is something that we as Baptist just don’t seem to talk about. God has seriously changed my life and attitude of the folks at Elim Bible Church.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: The farmer and the mule who fell into the well. "Just shake it off and step up"
  • Family: My wonderful Bride, Suzanne, has been with me for 33 years and given me two terrific daughters. Along with our girls are their loving husbands and our grandchildren.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My Mom is with the Lord but before she died,she was sure glad to see the new me and the message of hope instead of hate. My Dad encourages me to stay in the fight and keep preaching the Gospel.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She just walked in so I’ll ask her. She likes the way I present the Word in a way that the average person can understand. Not all the people in the pew are college Grads.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach the gospel and nothing but the gospel.
  • Books that have had an impact: I walked to my book shelf to answer this question and, I would have to say The Word of God. This one book changed my life, my past, my present and my future.
  • Hobbies: Fishing,Phoography &hunting **except I havn’t been since what seemed like a million wasp made me jump from 12 feet. Just hanging out with my best friend and Bride Suzanne.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: We all may be traveling on the same road but eventually we all come to a fork in that road. When we get there we realize that there are only two ways to go. One road leads to destruction and the other to Heaven. Problem is in order to get to Heaven you MUST go over the Cross and through the Blood of Jesus.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: For some I guess this was funny. During the early days at my first church, we had a mom begin to play hide and seek with her toddler.That wouldn’t be so bad but it was during the worship service and they were playing around the pulpit. Talk about the devil trying to stop the message.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Jimmy Lee; A man poured out on Jesus
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  • “shield Of Faith”

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2016
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    There seems to be a great deal of misunderstanding about faith today. Not necessarily all original material. Some material contained in my sermons may be gleaned from other sermons. Parts of this message are from Billy Ricks

    “Shield of Faith” Ephesians 6:16 The pastor, the youth minister and chairman of deacons were out in a boat fishing on the lake. They ran out of bait so the pastor “Stay here guys, we don’t want to lose our spot.” With that he got up got out of the boat walked on the ...read more

  • Are You Wearing Shoes Or Are You Barefoot?

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2016
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    Is peace as Lloyd Cory once said, that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading? Can we find and share real peace?

    Disclaimer: Not necessarily all original material. Some material contained in my sermons may be gleaned from other sermons. Are you wearing shoes or are you barefoot? Eph 6:15 "I arrived in the city of EVERYWHERE early one morning. It was cold, and there were flurries of snow on the ground. As I ...read more

  • Breastplate Of Righteousness

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2016
     | 2,590 views

    Every believer is to guard their heart because the truth is that even believers will live one of two ways and the breastplate is the deciding factor

    STILLNESS AND THE POWER OF GOD 1 Kings 19:1-19 A. THE WILDERNESS OF DISSENT (1 Kings 19:1-8) It is hard when we stand out in the crowd, but Christians are different. The Bible names us a ‘peculiar people’ - called out of darkness into His marvellous light (1 Peter 2:9). Privileges carry ...read more

  • Putting On The Belt Of Truth

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2016
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    We have spent the last few weeks becoming “Battle ready” and we have seen a number of reasons why we need to be ready for the ambush of the enemy.

    “Battle Ready, Putting on the Belt of Truth” Eph 6:13,14a We have spent the last few weeks becoming “Battle ready” and we have seen a number of reasons why we need to be ready for the ambush of the enemy. Today we have finally made it to the point where we begin to apply ...read more

  • Developing The Heart Of A Warrior

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2016
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    We started this series, last week.As believer’s we have not been called to be problem starters but problem solvers and Paul constantly reminds us that our daily walk, as believer’s, is through a battleground.

    Developing the Heart of a Warrior Psalms 27:1-14 We started this series the week before Mother’s day and I want to pick up where I left off by saying, the heart determines everything that you and I really are. As believer’s we have not been called to be problem starters but ...read more

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