Contributed on Jun 6, 2010
How we are to take joy amid the hardships of Life.
Sermon: Facing Life’s Difficulties Series: James - Real Faith for Real Life James 1:1-12 Background of James Written by James, the Lord’s Brother Written around 45 A.D. Written to show that a Real Faith is lived with Real Actions in Real Life James tells us a real faith Finds Joy in ...read more
Contributed on Jun 13, 2010
Temptation effects all of us. How can we overcome temptation and live to glorify the Lord?
Facing Temptation…and living to tell about it Series: James – Real Faith for Real Life James 1:13-18 To overcome temptation, we need to Know the origin of temptation and sin Know the process of temptation and sin Evil Desire + Opportunity = Temptation Temptation + Action = Sin Sin + ...read more
Contributed on Jun 20, 2010
How do we live the Righteous Life
The Righteous Life James 1:19-27 To Live a Righteous Life requires that we… Hear the Word (v.19-20) To really hear we need to… Keep quiet (slow to speak) Keep cool (slow to become angry) Accept the word (v.21) Do the word (v. 22-25) Doing the word is evidenced by Shutting ...read more
Contributed on Jun 27, 2010
considers what playing favorites means and how the church can fall into this today and what it means when we do.
Don’t Play Favorites James 2:1-13 slide How many of you watched the Blackhawks win the Stanley cup? It was pretty amazing and those from Chicago were excited. Those from Philadelphia were not so excited to see the Blackhawks win. That is because the Blackhawks were not their favorite ...read more
Contributed on Jul 11, 2010
What is real faith? James talks about 3 types of faith. 2 are false and one is true.
Real Faith Really Works James 2:14-26 The faith that is dead (v. 14-17) Intellectual only The faith of the demons (v. 18-19) Intellectual and emotional The faith that is dynamic (v. 20-22, 24, 26) Intellectual, emotional, and willful Examples Abraham (v.23) Rahab (v. ...read more
Contributed on Aug 8, 2010
How do we make plans while following God?
Making Plans, Following God James 4:13-17 Intro Slide Who here wants to have a successful future? We all want a successful future. We probably all know as well that a successful future does not just usually happen. We don’t sit in our living room and then walk out the door and Bam, ...read more