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  • 1. Introduction To James

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    James introduces himself to his readers

    BIG JOHN COMING TO TOWN: New man made bartender and warned by owner, ‘If you hear Big John is coming drop everything and run for your life’. Months later a white faced cowhand ran in yelling, ‘Big John is coming to town’. Before the bartender could run into the saloon can a huge man riding a more

  • 2. A Little Wisdom Please

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    James reminds us that wisdom is ours for the asking

    You Know You’re Getting Old When… 1. You and your teeth don’t sleep together. 2. Your try to straighten out the wrinkles in your socks and discover you aren’t wearing any. 3. At the breakfast table you hear snap, crackle, pop and you’re not eating cereal. 4. Your back goes out, but you stay more

  • 3. Wisdom In All Situations

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Learning the right attitude in all situations

    A millionaire decides to throw a massive party for his fiftieth birthday. During the party he grabs the mic and he announces to his guests that down in the garden of his mansion he has a swimming pool with two great white sharks in it. “The man who dares to swim across that pool gets 1 MILLION more

  • 4. Wisdom In Temptation

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
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    God promises wisdom in the midst of life’s trials

    We¦ve all heard the old saying that the two certainties in life are death and taxes. As accurate as that might be, I¦d like to suggest two more certainties trials and temptations. • Hard times introduce new temptations into our lives • One of the common responses to difficult time is to focus more

  • 5. The Nature Of God

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
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    James reminds us of God’s trustworthy nature

    Two brothers were left alone in the kitchen. The older brother pulled the egg carton out of the refrigerator. He pulled the eggs out of the refrigerator and told his little brother, “I’ll give you five dollars if you let me break three of these eggs over your head.” The little brother said, “You more

  • 6. Wisdom And The Word Of God

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    James shares how the Word of God is the source of all wisdom

    Chuck Swindoll tells of a mountain man from West Virginia who had never seen a city, or bright lights and modern inventions. He married a girl of the hills and they spent all their married years in the backwoods. Their one son, creatively named “Junior,” reached his sixteenth birthday, [and] his more

  • 7. What Really Matters

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    James shows us how to see through the outer things in peoples in lives and focus on what really matters

    In his autobiography, Gandhi wrote that during his student days he read the Gospels seriously and considered converting to Christianity. He believed that in the teachings of Jesus he could find the solution to the caste system that was dividing the people of India. So one Sunday he decided to more

  • 8. Tell And Show

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    What kind of faith is God looking for in your life?

    TELL AND SHOW James 2:14- Two country fellows that met on a back road one afternoon. One had a possum-hunting dog with him. The other said, “How much will you take for that dog?” The owner said he would take $100 for it. The other fellow pulled more

  • 9. The Power Of The Tongue

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    James warns us of the right and wrong uses of our words

    Cartoon from shows a line of pews and a sentence being passed from pew to pew. 1st pew: My ear kind of hurts 2nd pew: The pastor has an earache 3rd pew: The pastor got a hearing aid 4th pew: The pastor is having trouble hearing 5th pew: The more

  • 10. Wisdom Vrs Knowledge

    Contributed on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 7 ratings

    How to live out the truth you know

    We have at our disposal today more knowledge than at any time in history. More information has been produced in the last thirty years than in the previous five thousand. Today information doubles every four years. Knowledge alone isn’t enough.: Did you know ... --that only two people more

  • 11. Our Great Need Of Patience

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    James encourages us to follow in the footsteps of patience laid by those godly ones who have gone before us.

    A man was walking through a supermarket with a screaming baby in the shopping cart. A woman nearby noticed that time and again the man would calmly say: “Keep calm, Albert. Keep calm, Albert.” Finally, in admiration for the man’s patience as the child continued to wail, the woman walked up to more

  • 12. Fighting The Wrong Fights

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The pitfalls of fussing and fighting in the Family of God

    World War II had ended. On September 2, 1945 General Douglas MacArthur spoke to the world from the Battleship Missouri anchored in Tokyo Bay, “Today the guns are silent...the skies no longer rain death...the seas bear only everywhere walk upright in the sunlight. The entire world is more

  • 13. Living A Life After God

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    James warns us of running ahead of God and forgetting to make sure our life is being lived out by His plan.

    11 Do not speak against one another, brethren. He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it. 12 There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the One who is able to save and to more