Contributed on Jan 15, 2010
There is a difference between a trial and a temptation. there is a difference in the way that we approach our trials. God has to be in charge.
Faith that Works; Understanding trials of Life James 1:1-18 Introduction: We are starting a new series this week called Faith that works. We will be studying the book of James. Possible other lessons; Listening and living the Word of God. Taming you ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2010
2nd part in the series faith that works. Listening is one thing, but being doer's of the Word is where we live above our own strengths and live in God's obedience and grace
Listening and responding to the Word of God James chapter 1:19-25 Introduction- Last week we begun a study in the book of James. A series called “A faith that works.” Most people today have a faith that is not working. In fact, they ...read more
Contributed on Jan 29, 2010
Faith is a action word. Showing your faith by your good deeds is an expression of what God is doing in your life.
The working of our Faith James chapter 2:14-25 Introduction- For several weeks we have been studying the book of James. One week on trials and temptations and last week on listening and doing the Word of God. Looking at how well you listen ...read more
Contributed on Feb 6, 2010
Christian discipline begins with taming your tongue. You must control your tongue, realize that it is a spiritual indicator, and that their is power in our words.
Taming the Tongue James 3:1-12 Introduction We have been talking about having a faith that works. We have looked at: Trials and temptations, Listening to and doing the Word of God. Playing favorites, and last week faith and working ...read more
Contributed on Feb 19, 2010
From the series Faith that works. Godly wisdom can only come from God, and substituting earthly wisdom only creates a life of chaos.
Godly Wisdom James chapter 3:13-18 Introduction James 3:13-18 As we continue to look at practical teachings of James, we see today James is talking about wisdom. That there is two kinds of wisdom. There is wisdom that comes from heaven ...read more
Contributed on Feb 26, 2010
Part 5 in the series Faith that works. Dealing with the inner conflicts we feel in our lives and how to handle them properly.
Face to Face with yourself: inner conflict James chapter 4:1-6 Introduction: We are still in the series Faith that works. I believe this is the 5th sermon. This morning dealing with inner conflict. Some say “I hope so and so is ...read more
Contributed on Mar 6, 2010
The act of submission is not talking about surrendering and trusting God. It is doing it and allowing God to change your life instead of holding outo the one that is not working.
The act of submission to God James chapter 4:7-10 Introduction- James chapter 4:7-10 Last week we looked at the first part of chapter 4 concerning fights and quarrels. Saw that most inner battles we face are because of our desires to please ...read more
Contributed on Mar 13, 2010
Message given on Girl Scout Sunday. Living a life that is pleasing to God is the most important thing you can do.
Living to please God 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 Introduction Good morning. This morning I want to talk for a moment about living a life that pleases God. A life that you are not ashamed for God to see. A life that is a model of Christ ...read more
Contributed on Mar 27, 2010
Our time on this earth compared to eternity is very short. we must use it wisely and be productive for the Kingdom of God.
Between the Dashes James Chapter 4:13-17 James chapter 4:13-17 Introduction- We are still working on the series “Faith that works”. I hope that you have been taking notes and putting these thoughts together as we look at ...read more
Contributed on Apr 10, 2010
We all want patience, but we do not want the Lord to have teach us through suffering or have to wait for it. we want it now.
Lord, I want patience- Now James 5:7-11 Introduction- We are continuing in the series “Faith that works”. Today, we are looking at patience. James is talking to Christians about being patient for the return of Christ. He ...read more
Contributed on Jun 5, 2010
Giving is a tough topic to speak about. It is also one that God addresses as part of our faith walk. Giving is a heart attitude and is a indicator of where we are spiritually.
Cheerfully bringing to the storehouse Malachi chapter 3:6-18 Introduction- I will be here 5 years in July and this is the first message I will give on giving or tithing. What it means to give an offering. Noone can ever accuse me of always asking for ...read more