Sermon Series
  • 1. How To Have Joy In Serving

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    Beginning the series in James we focus on the Joy of Serving. James the half brother of Jesus leads the way as a joyful servant

    HOW TO HAVE JOY IN SERVING James 1:1-4 (NASB) (1) James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad, greetings. {2} Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, {3} knowing that the testing of your faith ...read more

  • 2. Asking Abd Receiving Wisdom

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    James tells us if we lack wisdom "let him ask of God, who gives to all men generously." This sermon treats the text in an expository manner.

    ASKING for and RECEIVING WISDOM. James 1:5-8 {5} But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him. {6} But let him ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea ...read more

  • 3. Trialschristian Face

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    Trials are part of life, and perhaps even more for a Christian desiring to live for the Lord. The Christian does not have to face these trials alone. James tells us to count our trials a joy.

    Some Trials Christians Face James 1:9-18 JAMES1-3.WPD {9} But let the brother of humble circumstances glory in his high position; {10} and let the rich man glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away. 11} For the sun rises with a scorching wind, and withers ...read more

  • 4. The Believers Relationship To The Word

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    The Believers Relationship to the Word shares some basics of the Christian life. 1. We Receive Our . . Birth Instructions from the Word. 2. We Receive Our . . Behavioral Instructions from the Word. 3. We Receive Our . . Blessing Instruct

    The Believers Relationship to the Word. James 1:18-24 JAMES1-4.WPD {18} In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we might be, as it were, the first fruits among His creatures. {19} This you know, my beloved brethren. But let everyone be quick to ...read more

  • 5. Counterfeit Or Concrete Christianity

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    The definition of Christianity is needed today. All clarifications based in God’s word will be helpful. This message evaluates a counterfeit Christianity, or a Concrete Christianity.

    Counterfeit or Concrete Christianity James 1:26-27C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES1-5.WPD {26} If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless. {27} This is pure and undefiled religion in the sight ...read more

  • 6. Viewing The Sin Of Prejudice

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    Prejudice is not an attractive quality of the Christian life. So why don’t we work more to eliminate it from our lifestyles? In this sermon it is identified as sin. Prejudice needs to be approached from several different angles, and this sermon speaks

    Viewing the Sin of Prejudice James 2:1-14 C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES2-1.WPD (1) My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. (2} For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, ...read more

  • 7. A Profitable Faith.

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    Some people do not see any benefits from being a Christian. Our faith is profitable, and we need to be able to share that in convincing manner. In this passage James gives some illustrations concerning a provable faith.

    A Profitable Faith. James 2:14-26 C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES2-2.WPD {14} What use is it, my brethren, if a man says he has faith, but he has no works? Can that faith save him? {15} If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, {16} and one of you says to ...read more

  • 8. Adult Language

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    This sermon expounds the truths from this passage of scripture. It shoots an arrow at the use of our tongues. It speaks to the professor’s tongue, the tongue of the populace, and the problem tongue.

    ADULT LANGUAGE James 3:1-12 {1} Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we shall incur a stricter judgment. {2} For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well. {3} ...read more

  • 9. Christian Conduct

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    Many passages of scripture teach us about Christian conduct. This passage challenges us to have Christian conduct toward Brothers, Business, and to do it without Boasting.

    Christian Conduct James 4:11-17 C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES4-3.WPD {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 ...read more

  • 10. Wise Or Unwise

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    In this sermon I sought to be led of the Spirit to inspire the desire to have wisdom, and then contras hellish, and heavenly wisdom. Our churches need wise counsel, and the world needs to see the difference heavenly wisdom makes.

    WISE or UNWISE: James 3:13-18 {13} Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. {14} But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth. (15} This ...read more

  • 11. Causes Of Churches Feuding, Fighting And Fussing.

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    Do churches have people feuds, fights and fusses? Well I can speak personally about Baptist Churches. James suggest the cause Centers in pleasures, partnerships, and a lack of prayer.

    Causes of Churches Feuding, Fighting and Fussing. James 4:1-5 C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES4-1.WPD (1} What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members? {2} You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. And you ...read more

  • 12. Five Steps To More Grace

    Contributed on May 6, 2005
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    It is possible to grow in grace? Of course it is and in the text James relates five steps one can take toward increasing in the grace of the Lord. They are: Sensitivity to the Spirit, Submission the Father, Standing against the Devil, Separation from th

    Five Steps To More Grace. James 4:5-10 (5} Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"? (6} But He gives a greater grace. Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE." {7} ...read more

  • 13. A Rusty Witness

    Contributed on May 9, 2005
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    This sermon will challenge you to a more effective expression of witness. It is my desire to hold up the Bible during the entire sermon. Please note all points and sub-points are tied to the scripture. This sermon is expository in style, the people will

    A RUSTY WITNESS (James 5:1-6 NASB) [1] Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries which are coming upon you. {2} Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten. {3} Your gold and your silver have rusted; and their rust will be a witness against you and ...read more

  • 14. Motivation From The Lord's Return

    Contributed on May 9, 2005
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    The Lord’s return should motivate us to service. It is my desire to preach the Bible during the entire sermon. Please note all points and sub-points are tied to the scripture. This sermon is expository in style, you will have to open, and keep open, yo

    MOTIVATION FROM THE LORD’S RETURN James 5:7-12 [7] Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains. {8} You too be patient; strengthen your ...read more

  • 15. It Says What It Means! Does It Mean What It Says?

    Contributed on May 9, 2005
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    Please read all the introduction before judging this sermon. It is my desire to preach the Bible during the entire sermon. Please note all points and sub-points are tied to the scripture. This sermon is expository in style, you will have to open, and k

    It Says What It Means! Does It Mean What It Says? James 5:13-15 (13) Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praises. {14} Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the ...read more

  • 16. Dealing With Sin In The Christians Life.

    Contributed on May 9, 2005
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    Does sin affect of bodies? Do we need to confess sin to others? It is my desire to preach the Bible during the entire sermon. Please note all points and sub-points are tied to the scripture. This sermon is expository in style, you will have to open,

    DEALING WITH SIN IN THE CHRISTIANS LIFE. James 5:16-20 (NASB) (16) Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much. {17} Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he ...read more

  • 17. The Five Crowns

    Contributed on May 9, 2005
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    This is a simple study concerning crowns. We have the possibility of receiving several different crowns in heaven. These are those crowns.

    The Five Crowns 1Thes 2:19; 1 Cor 9:25; 2 Tim 4:8; James 1:12; 1 Pet 5:4 Introduction The Bible talks about five different crowns that are rewards to the faithful Christian. I had a deacon one time that said "I don’t like talk about rewards, crowns and the like; I am not serving the Lord for ...read more