Sermon Series
  • 1. Blessings For The Rich And Humble

    Contributed on Oct 4, 2008
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    Trials affect all of us, rich and poor. By persevering through a trial we become all God wants us to be and receive His blessing

    BLESSINGS FOR THE RICH AND HUMBLE James 1:9-12 Trials and difficulties. They affect us all. No one is immune for them. It doesn’t matter how rich you are or how poor you are, they will remove all barriers and boundaries between us. You’ve been through them. I’ve been through them. Every ...read more

  • 2. Temptation Avenue

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2008
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    Temptation is not from God, who gives us good and perfect gifts and the resources to resist temptation

    TEMPTATION AVENUE John 1:13-18 I think it is very clear that when we face trials, they are for are own good? Anybody question that? Because if you do, you will not face them the way God wants you to face them and the result is that you will never be the kind of mature Christian He wants you ...read more

  • 3. The Right Way Vs The Wrong Way

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2008
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    We need to doers of the word and not hearers to be blessed and used by God

    BE ALL THAT YOU CAN BE James 1:19-27 First I want to thank you all for being here. I thought you would find these messages too convicting and quit coming. Even Simone finds them convicting because she was meowing at me yesterday when I was writing this out. Then she went back to licking ...read more

  • 4. First Class Treatment

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2008
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    Showing partiality to the rich not only violates the 2nd commandment to "love your neighbor as yourself," it is breaking the whole law

    Here’s a typical scenario for you at Narita Airport. Let’s say John and Chihoko are flying to JFK. I’m the purser or the head steward. I’m at the door to greet the passengers when they come on the 777. I see Chihoko dressed in very fine clothes. She is like the person we just read about. She ...read more

  • 5. Got Faith!

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2008
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    Faith without works is dead faith, while faith seen by it’s works is a growing, mature faith.

    GOT FAITH? James 2:14-26 Several years ago in my country there was an advertising campaign to get people to drink milk. It was simply entitled “Got Milk?” There would be a picture of a well known person holding a glass of milk and he or she had a moustache made of milk. All fine and dandy but ...read more

  • 6. The Petite, Powerful And Perverse Tongue

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2008
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    The tongue is a small part of the body, but can cause more destruction than any other part of the body when it is out of control

    THE PETITE, POWERFUL AND PERVERSE TONGUE James 3:1-12 I would like everyone to do something I’ve never asked you to do again. Stick out your tongue. And keep it out. Not very pretty is it? A small part of your body. But just think of what you could not do if you didn’t have a tongue. For ...read more

  • 7. Show And Tell

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2009
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    Wisdom from above is contrasted with wisdom from below...if you are wise show it.

    SHOW AND TELL James 3:13-18 I remember what I loved best when I was in elementary school; show and tell. We usually had that at the beginning of the day and anyone in the class could come up front to show something or to tell something. I always loved show and tell because I always had ...read more

  • 8. War And Peace

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2009
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    Worldliness is seen in interpersonal conflicts and the only cure for worldliness is submission to God.

    WAR AND PEACE James 4:1-10 Have any of you read War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy? It’s a novel with over 1200 pages about Russian life under Napoleon. I’ve never read it but it is a good title for today’s message. Because we are going to see that the wars and conflicts going on within us are seen ...read more

  • 9. Let's Play Ball

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2009
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    We are not to judge others or make plans without consulting God because if we do we are playing God.

    LET’S PLAY BALL James 4:11-17 Those of you who have been around for my Tuesday night class know of a little game we like to play. I have this ball, and I’ll think of a topic. For example I’ll say, “Tell me something you do every day.” And I’ll start by saying, “I drink a Dr Pepper.” Then I’ll ...read more

  • 10. If I Were A Rich Man

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2009
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    A warning against the dangers of riches; they are temporal and instead of hoarding them, we need to use them in furthering God’s kingdom.

    IF I WERE A RICH MAN James 5:1-6 This past week I was reminded of what I shared with you last week about making plans and not consulting God. It’s important to remember that if God wills our plans will come to pass. And we need to trust Him to bring them to pass and if our plans are not His ...read more

  • 11. Health Check

    Contributed on May 10, 2009
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    Prayer and faith work hand in hand to bring about physical and spiritual healing God desires for us.

    HEALTH CHECK James 5:13-20 Do any of you use the internet? If so, how often do you use it? I was talking with a couple of my English students Friday and the both said they don’t use it at all. I use it several times during the day. I don’t know what I’d do without it. But I can also say I ...read more