Sermon Series
  • 1. How To Profit From Your Problems

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    James tells us that God does good things for the Christian during the bad times of life.

    HOW TO PROFIT FROM YOUR PROBLEMS JAMES 1: 2- 11 1. Illus. of Patricia Christy. •Probably never heard of Patricia Christy, but she is a woman who found out the hard way that you can’t run away from the problems of life. After Hurricane Andrew devastated Florida in 1992, this South Florida more

  • 2. How To Tame Temptation

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    While we will never be pefect, we can learn to avoid sin by controlling temptation

    HOW TO TAME TEMPTATION JAMES 1: 12-16 1. Illus. of Cliff Head of a charitable organization who handled hundreds of thousands of $$$ each year. Unexpected audit turned up the fact that he had embezzled thousands of $$$ Wife told him, “you’ve broken my heart, more

  • 3. The Sermon On The Mouth

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    James talks about the many reasons we should control our speech.

    MANAGING YOUR MOUTH! James 3:1-12 1. Illus. of Mom and cell phone • On way to Gatlinburg decided to make a call to her new daughter-in-law. • Got the answering machine, so she left a short message. • After she hung up the cell phone, she started giving daughter-in-law “down the country” to more

  • 4. How To Increase Your Credibility

    Contributed on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Christians can maximize their credibility by engaging in key Christian behaviors.

    1. Illus. of waitress • Christian man went into restaurant. Paid his bill with a $20 bill. When waitress brought him his change, she brought $10 too much. • When he called her back to table and brought this to her attention, she said, “I know. I was watching church service on television the other more

  • 5. Conflict In The Church

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Church conflict takes many forms, but most church conflict has one root cause... ungodly wisdom at work in the body of Christ.

    1. Illus. of Danny C’s church • Talked with a guy about his church. He was high on his church. He couldn’t have been more excited about fellowship and what was going on there! • Then he made a strange statement. He said, “We have a unique ministry here. Most of our members are people who had just more

  • 6. How To Experience Supernatural Christianity

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 26 ratings

    James tells his readers how to move from "ho-hum" Christianity to supernatural living.

    1. Illus. of phone call • When my friend asked me what I was doing, I replied, “you know- just the same old same old.” • When he asked what that meant, I said, “nothing tragic, nothing tremendous, just the same old same old!” 2. You might say, “pastor, you’ve just described my walk with God. I more

  • 7. How To Respond To The Will Of God

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    God has a will for our lives. The question is, how will we respond to that will?

    1. Illus. of man on motorcycle (Getting Down To Brass Tacks, pages 137-138) • Punchline- “I’m going home…. if it’s the Lord’s will!” 2. I want to talk to: • That Christian who I struggling to stay in God’s will, and wondering if it was all worth it. James has a word for you/ • That Christian more