Sermon Series
  • 1. The Metamorphosis Of James

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    A look at the changed life of James

    The Metamorphosis of James the Brother of Jesus James 1:1 Introduction James’ passion bleeds out over the words that he uses. He has the passion of a sincere Jewish Christian and may well be called the Amos (after the prophet) of the new covenant. It is thick with pastoral encouragement, and more

  • 2. Profiting From Trials

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    How can we let trials in our lives benefit our Christian walk?

    Profiting From Trials James 1:2-4 Introduction A young, Christian man went to an older believer to ask for prayer. "Will you please pray that I may be more patient?" he asked. The aged saint agreed. They knelt together and the man began to pray, "Lord, send this young man misery in the more

  • 3. The Greatest Request

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    The importance of acquiring and using wisdom

    The Greatest Request James 1:5-8 Introduction What is wisdom? It is knowledge with God’s assistance. You can have knowledge without wisdom, you can say great proverbs with out wisdom. Wisdom is what allows you to act on your beliefs and in what manner you act is based on your wisdom from God. more

  • 4. Making It Rich Without Jesus

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    The perils of finding our wealth in things instead of the richness of Jesus

    Making it Rich without Jesus James 1:9-11 / 1 Timothy 6:6-10 Introduction We live in a city that makes people choose between a command of God to be diligent stewards with the funds that He provides for you and the ever so innocent, just a dollar, lottery. We promise Lord if I just win, just more

  • 5. Temptation Island

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    Learning to say no in the face of temptation and learning to keep Satan from getting a foot hold in our lives

    Temptation Island James 1:12-15 Introduction (Hand out Hawaiian leis when people come in) Watching TV one night a commercial came on for a new type of game show while showing an exotic island the announcer says: “6 couples put true love to the ultimate test on Temptation Island.” I thought to more

  • 6. The Nature Of God

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    Recognize and stand in awe of the wonderful attributes of God.

    The Nature of God James 1:16-18 Introduction It is illegal to read the Bible in the public schools of Illinois, but a law requires the state to provide a Bible for every convict! Don’t worry, kids, if you can’t read the Bible in school, you’ll be able to when you get to prison! In contrast to more

  • 7. Producing Righteous Men Of God

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    The Word of God urges fathers to come under His guidance and become righteous men of God.

    Producing Righteous Men of God (Father’s Day 2002) James 1:19-20 Introduction Lucille Ball was on the Merv Griffin show and maybe out of his own desparation and desire for answers he asked this woman only known for her comedy "Lucille, you’ve lived a long time on this earth and you are a wise more

  • 8. A Priceless Or Pointless Religion! (Part 1)

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    The Lord speaks to us through James and shows us the important things we should be aware of to keep us from a hypocritical religion.

    A Priceless or Pointless religion! (Part 1) James 1:21-27 Introduction Calvin Coolidge attended church alone because of the sickness of Mrs. Coolidge. When he arrived back home he went up to his wife’s room to see how she was feeling. She promptly reassured him she was doing fine, and asked more

  • 9. A Priceless Or Pointless Religion! (Part 2)

    Contributed on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    The Lord speaks to us through James and shows us the important things we should be aware of to keep us from a hypocritical religion.

    A Priceless or Pointless religion! (Part 2) James 1:22-27 Last time we engaged in one verse of this chapter of James and I promise today we will finish chapter 1. We continue on with the last two points of living a priceless religion. This is all based on James last few words in verse 26 more

  • 10. God Doesn't Play Favorites

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 86 ratings

    In the body of Christ, God does not show favoritism and He expects you to do welcome those who would be welcomed by Him. Every person does matter to God.

    God doesn’t play favorites James 2:1-13 Introduction Shortly after the close of the Civil War, a former slave entered a fashionable church in Richmond, one Sunday morning at the beginning of a communion service. When the time came, he walked down the aisle and knelt at the altar. A rustle of more

  • 11. Believable Faith

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    A look at the types of Faith that James describes. Dead faith; Your saved but your not doing anything for the kingdom of God. Devils faith; you don’t work for Him, although you may believe in Him from a distance, but that is as far as it goes. Active (Doi

    Believable Faith James 2:14-26 Introduction There are three things I want to accomplish this morning using this text. First I want us to look at the scriptures to what Paul says about works and what James says about works and see if they contradict each other or compliment each other. Second I more

  • 12. The Power Of The Tongue That Teaches

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    We have a responsility to teach and disciple, with that responsibility we must be responsible.

    The Power of the Tongue that Teaches James 3:1,2a Introduction That fleshy, movable, muscular organ, attached in most vertebrates to the floor of the mouth, that is the principal organ of taste, an aid in chewing and swallowing, and, in humans, an important organ of speech. It is also known for more

  • 13. The Power Of The Tongue That Leads

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    The tongue has the power to send people forward as much as it has the power to hold people back.

    The power of the tongue that leads James 3:2-12 Introduction Napolean… Martin Luther King Jr. / Hitler… George W. Bush / Parent or CEO… Here is a comparison of the two types of supervisors the boss and the leader: The boss drives his men; the leader coaches them. The boss depends upon more

  • 14. The Devil's Wisdom

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    Watch your tongue and attitude that it may not create or sow confusion in the body of believers.

    The Devils’ Wisdom (Who are we listening to) James 3:13-18 Introduction In a book published some years ago, Canon Roger Lloyd an archdemon within Satanism, instructs disciples on an ancient and effective piece of satanic strategy. “Insert yourself into the simple situations which call for more

  • 15. Where Do The Wars Come From?

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    Who or what is your battle and look closely inside yourself do the wars and little battles start with you? And can the battle end with you?

    Where do the wars come from? James 4:1-5 Introduction In an old monastery near Bebenhausen, Germany, you may see two pairs of deer horns interlocked. They were found in that position many years ago. The deer had been fighting; their horns got jammed together and could not be separated. (James more

  • 16. More Of You In My Life

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 8 ratings

    James gives us clear instruction on how to live closer to God.

    More of You in my life James 4:7-10 Introduction George Mueller was a man of faith and miracles in the 19th century preaching, teaching, and praying through the work God gave him. He was asked onece what was the secret of his service, George Mueller said: “There was a day when I died, utterly more

  • 17. What Is Your Life?

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 7 ratings

    James asks the question What is your life? Let’s examine what scripture says it is and ought to be.

    What is your life? James 4:11-17 Introduction All that has to be said are two numbers 9-11 and memories and reflections of where we were and what we saw and what we thought come flooding the consciousness. Sit in silence for just 5 seconds and recall the sites and recall the emotions. ABC NBC more

  • 18. Where Are The Rich?

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    Being wealthy monetarily does not mean we have the right be inactive spiritually.

    Where are the rich? James 5:1-6 Introduction I was looking at this scripture wondering what the Lord wanted to say from this passage and I thought well we are dealing with the rich maybe we should look at the Biblical perspective of money. I am learning when I think to much about a message it more

  • 19. While We Are Waiting

    Contributed on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 9 ratings

    We all have to wait, and the hardest is waiting for the Lord to do something in our lives in the midst of struggles.

    While we are waiting James 5:7-20 We know how to fill time while waiting… for the car to be fixed, bus to come, the flight to arrive or to land. We are waiting too… We are put on hold by something outside our control. I. While we are waiting we wait for God to do something… a) Jesus is more