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  • Draw Near #3 Lessons From The N.t. Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Mar 10, 2006
    based on 75 ratings
     | 22,134 views

    James 4 shows 3 things we need to do in order to DRAW NEAR to God: Clean up! Humble down! Behave yourself!

    Drawing Near #3 Lessons from the New Testament James 4 SCRIPTURE READING: James 4:7-10 INTRODUCTION: An anonymous theologian wrote these wise words: “God is great, and therefore He will be sought: He is good, and therefore He will be found.” This is the third week I’ve been ...read more

  • Understanding Marriage On Four Levels Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Feb 16, 2006
    based on 73 ratings
     | 6,544 views

    Do bad marriages come from unmet needs? What if the solution isn’t to have every need met, but to allow God to make us less needy?

    Understanding Marriage on Four Levels Life After the Wedding, part 4 Wildwind Community Church February 12, 2006 David Flowers We’re continuing on through our marriage series. Here’s what we’ve looked at so far: 1. God wants marriages to be healthy. 2. A good marriage takes two, but ...read more

  • Do Not Slander One Another Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Dec 16, 2005
    based on 43 ratings
     | 8,634 views

    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.

    Scripture Kathy Plate of Orlando, FL tells the story of the time she visited her neighbor. While there, five-year-old Andrew pulled out his kindergarten class picture and began describing each classmate: “This is Robert; he hits everyone. This is Stephen; he never listens to the teacher. This is ...read more

  • The Way Up Is The Way Down Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Dec 9, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 6,463 views

    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.

    Scripture I once read a Peanuts comic strip where Lucy told Charlie Brown that she would hold the football for him to kick. But when he ran up to kick the ball, she pulled it away. Charlie Brown went flying through the air and fell flat on his back. Well, one day Lucy went up to Charlie Brown ...read more

  • Drawing Nigh Unto God

    Contributed by Vernon L Caruthers on May 4, 2005
    based on 53 ratings
     | 8,846 views

    God Wants Us To Come closer to Him in our Personal walk. However, this is a "Holy God" that we are drawing nigh to. Are we really sure that we want to come closer to Him? God alone can see us for what we really are and there is nothing that is hidden from

    Drawing Nigh Unto God: Text: James 4:8a " Draw nigh unto God and He will draw nigh unto you....." Introduction: James, the brother of our Lord and the leader of the New Testament church, admonishes this infant church to grow by --- "Drawing nigh unto God." God expects us ...read more

  • Closeness With The Father - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Bo Lane on Apr 20, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,470 views

    This series urges believers to live a life of intimacy and relationship as God intended from the beginning.

    Our Key verse for this series is: - James 4:8, “Draw close to God, and God will draw close to you.” - God desires for us to be close to Him, to share intimacy with Him Intimacy is a strange word. When you think of the word intimacy, what do you think? - Most people immediately ...read more

  • Closeness With The Father - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Bo Lane on Apr 20, 2005
    based on 42 ratings
     | 5,281 views

    This series urges believers to live a life of intimacy and relationship as God intended from the beginning.

    Our key verse for this series is: - James 4:8, “Draw close to God, and God will draw close to you.” - God desires for us to be close to Him, to share intimacy with Him Last week we talked about intimacy. - Intimacy isn’t just about sex. - A close friendship has intimacy, belonging ...read more

  • The Witness Of Our Finances Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Brian Gilbert on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,436 views

    This is message #2 in the Faith and Finance Series - IN GOD WE TRUST. It deals with the witness of faithful finances.

    “IN GOD WE TRUST” Faith & Finance Series The Witness of Faithful Finances Part 1 INTRODUCTION: Two weeks ago, we began a new series on Faith & Finance titled IN GOD WE TRUST. We learned that before we can be prosperous and truly successful in anything including our ...read more

  • Why We Hurt Those We Love - Marriage

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 14, 2005
    based on 221 ratings
     | 8,144 views

    Excellent outline from Dr. Tom Wallace help make this both a practical and memorable sermon. Powerpoint at website.

    Why We Hurt The Ones We Love James 4:1-10 Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website, at bottom: The question James asked over 1900 years ago is still being asked today at every level of society, "What is the source of all the fights and conflicts among us?" Why are ...read more

  • Contempt For God's Court Series

    Contributed by Kelly Randolph on Jun 16, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,720 views

    This message exposes the sin of placing ourselves in the position of God by self-righteously judging others.

    Contempt for God’s Court: The Problem of Self-Appointed Judges - James 4:11-12 Have you noticed the rising popularity of courtroom TV shows? First, there was Judge Wapner on The People’s Court. Then along came Judge Judy. You can also see the professional boxer and boxing referee turned judge – ...read more

  • The 3 C's You Don't Want To Be

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 19, 2004
    based on 147 ratings
     | 27,129 views

    This sermon is about overcoming comfort, complacency, and cowardice.

    Turn with me to James 4. Read James 4:13-5:11. A lot is covered in this passage, but it points to some very important conclusions. We cannot be comfortable, complacent or cowardly. James, in his most practical style, calls us to be completely sold out to God. A life that is God-filled will ...read more

  • Rewiring The Desire To Acquire Series

    Contributed by James Stewart Jr. on Dec 18, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,592 views

    Intro; The message deal’s with the area of Greed. This is the Fifth message in the series.

    Intro; Today’s message is dealing with the area of Greed. Greed is another one of those sins that you can’t see but the people around you can see it in you. Perhaps you with the mentioning of the word greed a face popped up in your mind. Could be your wife or husband. Greed says many ...read more

  • You're Gonna Have To Serve Somebody

    Contributed by Mark Christian on Dec 10, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,631 views

    Using James 4:1-10 and an old Bob Dylan song, this sermon makes our choice of a master "black and white"

    You’re Gonna Have to Serve Somebody Mark Christian Today may be a day that thought you would never see. Today, we will begin our lesson with a quote from that great theologian, Bob Dylan. I guess that if some of my teachers from Southern Christian were aware that I was using Bob Dylan as ...read more

  • Draw Near To God

    Contributed by Alton Coleman on Aug 27, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 25,604 views

    Good things will happen when we draw near to God.

    Draw Near To God Scripture Reading: Exodus 19:1-19; 20:18-21 Scripture Text: James 4:8 Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Introduction: There is a great need for the church to draw near to the Lord. Matthew 24:12 “And because iniquity shall abound, the love ...read more

  • The Roaring Lion

    Contributed by James May on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 95 ratings
     | 45,030 views

    The lions are roaring, which do you hear? Are you listening to the "roaring" of Satan or the "roaring" of the Lion of the Tribe of Judah?

    THE ROARING LION 1 Peter 5:8, "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:" If there was ever a time when Satan’s roaring could be heard it is in our present day. Everywhere you turn, no matter what you read or what ...read more