Sermon Series
  • 1. Old Camel Knees

    Contributed on Sep 9, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    This is an introduction to a study of the Book of James. In this sermon we look at the different stages in the life of the author as he transforms from doubting skeptic to humble believer and righteous leader.

  • 2. Welcoming God's Strange Messengers

    Contributed on Sep 16, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    Trials are common to all people! What is not common, however, is your response to trials. In today’s sermon, James teaches you how to respond to your trials.

  • 3. Overcoming Temptation God's Way

    Contributed on Sep 23, 2005
    based on 35 ratings

    In James 1:13-18 James gives you four facts about temptation that you must understand if you are going to overcome temptation.

  • 4. Growing In Spiritual Maturity

    Contributed on Sep 30, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    In James 1:19-20 James shows us three characteristics of growing in spiritual maturity.

  • 5. The Great Divorce

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2005
    based on 23 ratings

    In James 1:21-27, James shows you three steps in building a faith that really works.

  • 6. Correcting Your Spiritual Myopia

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    We struggle with the problem of prejudice to one degree or another by an improper focus on the externals. James addresses this problem head-on in James 2:1-13.

  • 7. Beyond Easy Believism!

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    In James 2:14-26 we find two great truths about genuine saving faith that are meant to give you a solid foundation upon which to build your life and ministry.

  • 8. Developing A Faith That Really Works!

    Contributed on Oct 26, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    To help you determine the authenticity of your faith, James gives two spiritual litmus tests in James 2:14-26. James gives two very practical and challenging marks of genuine faith.

  • 9. Taming Your Tongue

    Contributed on Nov 4, 2005
    based on 43 ratings

    Sometimes we say things that we really don’t mean to say. Sometimes we are downright mean in our speech. James outlines four critical truths about taming your tongue in James 3:1-12.

  • 10. The Wise And The Otherwise (Part 1)

    Contributed on Nov 21, 2005
    based on 35 ratings

    In order to know if you are truly wise or otherwise, you must first know what true wisdom is. In today’s lesson, James teaches two important truths about the nature of true wisdom.

  • 11. The Wise And The Otherwise (Part 2)

    Contributed on Nov 23, 2005
    based on 55 ratings

    In today’s text we have what some have called "God’s Wisdom Test." This is a kind of personal exam by which you can see how wise or otherwise you really are in all your relationships. James lists 6 distinguishing marks of wise person.

  • 12. The End Of The Struggle

    Contributed on Dec 2, 2005
    based on 16 ratings

    Conflict is something that we all encounter. It is found in every relationship. In James 4:1-6, James shows us how to resolve our conflicts God’s way.

  • 13. The Way Up Is The Way Down

    Contributed on Dec 8, 2005
    based on 43 ratings

    Many people want to see changes taking place in their lives. The usual prescription given today is, "Just try harder!" But that doesn’t produce true, genuine, lasting life-transformation. In James 4:6-10 James teaches how God changes a person.

  • 14. Do Not Slander One Another

    Contributed on Dec 16, 2005
    based on 42 ratings

    The wrong use of words is not a problem limited to unbelievers. The hard truth is that slander can also be a very serious problem among Christians. James addresses the issue of slander in today’s text.

  • 15. The Peril Of Presumption

    Contributed on Jan 4, 2006
    based on 20 ratings

    James helps us not to fall prey to the peril of presumption in today’s text. He does so by first looking at the problem of presumption. Then he helps us understand the perspective of providence.

  • 16. Warnings To The Wealthy

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2006
    based on 15 ratings

    In this passage James addresses us about the use of our finances. James warns people against using their finances as if there is no God.

  • 17. God's Prescription For Patience

    Contributed on Jan 26, 2006
    based on 73 ratings

    James is very concerned about how you react to the pain and suffering that comes into your life. This sermon teaches you how to respond to injustice, pain, suffering, delay and difficulty in a godly way.

  • 18. Truth-Telling: Key To Authentic Relationships

    Contributed on Feb 8, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    In James’ day, as in ours, people revered the idea of truth in principle but in practice it was blatantly disregarded. In James 5:12 he makes a special point to address this issue of being truthful.

  • 19. The Christian's Godly Responses

    Contributed on Feb 17, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    In James 5:13-16a, the brother of our Lord teaches us how the Christian ought to respond in times of trouble, happiness, sickness, and sin.

  • 20. Powerful And Effective Prayer

    Contributed on Feb 27, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    Prayer is the measure of a person. It is one of our greatest needs individually and corporately. In James 5:16b-18, James sets before us a description of powerful and effective prayer.

  • 21. Restoring Love

    Contributed on Mar 2, 2006
    based on 12 ratings

    On this journey through 5 chapters, James has pin-pointed one practical truth after another. And so, as we come to our last study in this letter, we should not be surprised to find one more important message; this one dealing with restoring love.