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  • Faithing - Faith Without Works Is Dead

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 4, 2018
    based on 394 ratings
     | 74,184 views

    In the Christian life faith and works go together like inhaling and exhaling. Billy Graham stated it in these terms: Faith is taking the Gospel in; works is taking the Gospel out.

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service; there are four Scripture Readings before the Sermon. The Scripture Readings for this day were: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 ; Psalm 125 ; James 2:1-17 and Mark 7:24-37. Alexander Graham Bell was an amazingly talented person. He invented the ...read more

  • Inhale And Exhale The Gospel

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 4, 2018
    based on 43 ratings
     | 13,676 views

    In the Christian life faith and works go together like inhaling and exhaling. Billy Graham stated it in these terms: Faith is taking the Gospel in; works is taking the Gospel out."

    A very young boy .....crippled since birth ......was hurrying .....to catch a bus. Carrying gifts under his arm, .....he was struggling .....with his crutches. Suddenly, .....a man bumped into him,..... knocking his parcels ......in all directions. The man then paused ....and scolded ...read more

  • Don’t Show Favoritism Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 17, 2012
    based on 187 ratings
     | 20,573 views

    1- God has chosen the poor to be rich in faith 2- God has given the royal law to be observed 3- God has determined mercy to be triumphant

    INTRO.- ILL.- Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants, and vending machines in more than 200 countries. It is produced by The Coca-Cola Company of Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to simply as Coke (a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company in the United ...read more

  • A Law Of Liberating Love Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 19, 2009
    based on 22 ratings
     | 14,358 views

    Since we all are law breakers, we need to seek mercy. Those who have found mercy from God’s judgment should no longer judge other’s with partiality but with mercy.

    JAMES 2:8-13 A LAW OF LIBERATING LOVE [Matthew 22:36-40] Getting a proper perspective can help change our attitude. A COWBOY out west was driving down a dirt road with his dog riding in back of the pickup truck and his faithful horse in the trailer behind. He failed to negotiate a curve ...read more

  • Treating People Right Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Sep 3, 2008
    based on 38 ratings
     | 10,330 views

    A look at how we are to treat other people.

    Treating People Right One of your biggest problems and mine are people problems – learning how to get along with other people. There is a short poem that goes – “To dwell above with those you love – that will be glory. To dwell below, with those you know – that’s a different ...read more

  • Dealing With Favoritism

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,154 views

    We have become comfortable with it, even in church, but the roots of this sinful attitude and behavior are deep in our hearts. We need to dig it up!

    Passage: James 2:1-13 Intro: When a behavior or attitude becomes the norm in a society, it becomes very easy as Christians to embrace it as our own. 1. and this is especially true when the socially acceptable attitude is one that we believe ourselves. 2. there are certain things that just ...read more

  • My Favorite Church Member Series

    Contributed by James May on Oct 10, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,602 views

    #7 in the Book of James Series deals with favoritism in the church.

    My Favorite Church Member #7 in the Book of James Series By Pastor Jim May All of us have favorites. We have our favorite ice cream, our favorite food, our favorite hobby and even our favorite brand of automobiles. Favoritism is everywhere; in the job place, proven by the statement: ...read more

  • Test 2: Preference Test Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 62 ratings
     | 21,651 views

    When we glory in the status of people, we forget how far we all fall short of the glory of God. The only thing we can glory in is the imputed righteousness of Christ. We forget that when we don’t treat people right.

    1. Introduction (2:1) 2. Treat people in light of man’s motives (2:2-4) 3. Treat people in light of God’s purposes (2:5-7) 4. Treat people in light of Jesus’ commandments (2:8-11) 5. Treat people in light of God’s mercy (2:12-13) JAMES 2:1 I recently heard a story about a man who was the ...read more

  • Part Iv - The Book Of James Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Aug 2, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,644 views

    Part for in the study of James - James 2:1-13

    The Book of James Study (Part IV) James 2:1-13 Many consider this second chapter of James to be the heart of his message. Because here he gives a description of the character of faith. He shows us that the expression of his kind of faith is that which pleases God in our lives. The Christian ...read more

  • Are You A Christian Snob Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 30, 2005
    based on 59 ratings
     | 35,539 views

    Fourth in a series on James. Deals with the fact that there are a number of ways in which favoritism shows up in the church today.

    A Study of the Book of James Sermon # 4 “Are You A Christian Snob?” James 2:1-13 Let me open this morning’s message by asking you a question, “Are you a Christian snob? Before you answer that question too quickly ...read more

  • Impartial To All

    Contributed by David Rogers on Mar 14, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,494 views

    HOw Jesus came for all not just certain people or races.

    ARE YOU IMPARTIAL JAMES 2:1-13 1. DO NOT JUDGE I have often sat and thought about what it really means to be a Christian. I asked myself questions about how I was supposed to act, show my faith, or speak. I have thought about how I was supposed to treat other people. What were some ...read more

  • God Doesn't Play Favorites Series

    Contributed by Daniel Colvin on Feb 22, 2004
    based on 86 ratings
     | 5,266 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Sins Of Favoritism

    Contributed by Richard White on Feb 8, 2004
    based on 62 ratings
     | 5,223 views

    The church does not and should not have a caste system. The church is not a place of racism nor classism, yet why are we not growing?

    The sins of Favoritism James 2:1-13 (Instruction: Come in dressed well) Jesus Christ is the Lord who left the glory of heaven and came to this corruptible world to save sinners like us. He humbled himself, laid aside His position in heaven, and became like us. He was born is dire ...read more

  • No Foreigners In God's Sight

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 127 ratings
     | 12,357 views

    A sermon on racial tolerance and love for all humankind.

    Mark 7:24-37 "There are No Foreigners in God’s Sight" We humans are a strange breed. Why on earth do we feel as if we have to discriminate between others based on where the others were born, or where they live, or what color their skin is, or if they are rich or poor, a Southerner or a ...read more

  • The Sin Of Partiality

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,147 views

    To note that Christians are to love all peoples.

    The Sin of Partiality Text: James 2.1-13 Thesis: To note that Christians are to love all peoples. Introduction: (1) There was a problem with favoritism/prejudice in the 1st century and there still is today in the 21st century. (2) Story: Behind the line in World War I, rest homes were ...read more