Sermon Series
  • 1. Faith Through Trials

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2013

    Introduction to the Book of James. Difficulties and dilemma's pursue us. How have you handled your trials?

    James: A Faith That Works Faith through Trials James 1:1-2 1 James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials. Introduction One man’s life provides more

  • 2. Weathering The Storms Of Life

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2013

    Trials, troubles and tears are the lot of the believer. James encourages us to live a life of faith.

    2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all more

  • 3. A Different Perspective

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2013

    Trials teach us two lessons in life. One results in brokenness before God and the other blessedness from God.

    James: A Faith that Works James 1:9-12 A Different Perspective The Trials of Brokenness (9-11) In poverty In want and in rags In prosperity In wealth and in riches The Trials of Blessedness (12) Our privilege Our problems Our pain Our promise more

  • 4. A Tale Of Two Trials

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2013

    Trials and temptations will come. One tempts you to sin against God while the other tests you to trust in God. Which will you follow?

    12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. 13 Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. 14 But more

  • 5. 3 Keys To Surviving Tough Times

    Contributed on Mar 5, 2013

    There are no shortcuts in living a committed Christian life. God doesn't offer shortcuts in growing your character. Trials, tests, and temptations will shape who you are and how you behave. It’s what’s on the inside that counts.

    James: A Faith that Works James 1:19-21 3 Keys to Surviving Tough Times Introduction – Sailors Perished Due to Faulty Rescue Equipment In August 2000, 118 Russian sailors perished when the Kursk nuclear submarine suffered an underwater explosion and became disabled in the depths of more