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  • Resisting And Overcoming Temptation Series

    Contributed by Lindsey Mann on Jul 25, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    We do not have to continue to fall into temptation.. we have the power to resist and gain the victory

    RESISTING AND OVERCOMING TEMPTATION (JAMES 1:14-22) TEMPTATION MANIPULATES OUR DESIRES TO BRING FORTH SIN But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth more

  • The Trial Of Your Faith Series

    Contributed by Lindsey Mann on Jul 23, 2002
    based on 8 ratings

    The differences between trials, temptations and tests are important so that we can respond properly when faced with problems and difficulties.

    1:1a James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, There is a version of this verse which says: James, a servant of Jesus Christ, who is God and Lord. James was the half brother of Jesus. When Jesus was ministering at Nazareth some did not want to hear Him because they more

  • How To Handle Problems Series

    Contributed by Daniel Villa on Jul 21, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    A biblical response to problems enables the follower of Christ to grow into Christian maturity.

    How to Handle Problems James 1:1-18; 5:7-12 “HOW TO” SERIES IN JAMES #1 Truth: The Christian life-view stands countercultural. Problems move us to God who gives us His grace to benefit from our faith-trials. We develop the perseverance and patience, the faith-life, the quality of life that more

  • 3 Questions About Testing? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 19, 2002
    based on 47 ratings

    We teach that the testing process is part of daily living.

    THREE QUESTIONS ABOUT TESTING By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: James 1: 2 My brethren, COUNT IT ALL JOY when you fall into many tests and trials. 3. Knowing that the trying of your faith works PATIENCE. Proverbs 24:10 If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength more

  • Simple Tests? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 16, 2002
    based on 84 ratings


    LET US LOOK AT TESTING! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: James says Count it all JOY when you have many tests. Exodus 16:4 Then said the Lord unto Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go and gather a certain rate every day, THAT I MAY more

  • God's Choice & Our Choices Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 60 ratings

    Temptation offers us many choices that might distract us from serving God. We have the choice to follow God because of one ultimate choice God made on our behalf.

    Recently I heard about a middle school in Oregon that faced a unique problem. It seems that a number of girls there were going into the bathrooms and putting on their lipstick. After they put it on their lips, they pressed their lips to the mirrors leaving dozens of little lip prints. I guess they more

  • The Fortunes Of God's People Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 76 ratings

    The fortunes of God’s people are not determine by their bank account, but by their relationship with God.

    In China many years ago there lived an old man, with his son and a horse. Back in those days, having a horse was like owning a car today, so you can well imagine how valuable a property the animal must have been. One morning, when the man went to his field to feed the horse, the animal was gone. more

  • Good News About Hard Times Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 13, 2002
    based on 113 ratings

    God takes the hard times of our lives and will use them to change us into the image of His Son if we will give them to Him.

    Read Text: James 1:1-4, 12 Patriotic pride is at an all time high lately, and as we come to the 226th celebration of our nation’s birthday, you are going to be seeing the symbols of the US everywhere. Stars and stripes, fireworks and eagles are going to be all over the place in the weeks to more

  • Is Anybody Out There Wise? Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 13, 2002
    based on 48 ratings

    God wants us to be wise not so that we can get ahead in life, but so that we can know how to be godly in every circumstance in life.

    Imagine that a genie appeared to you just like in the movie Aladin. Instead of granting you 3 wishes, you get the economy version and the genie tells you that you are granted 1 wish of your choice. (As Genie on Aladin says, “Ixniah on wishing for more wishes”) What do you choose? So many things more

  • Mission: Impossible? Series

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    God uses our trials to transform us

    Introduction: Gordon MacDonald, who is a well-known Christian speaker and writer tells this story from his days running track: When I first ran track in prep school, my coach invited me to his home for dinner one night. After the meal, he pulled out a notebook with my name on the front cover. more

  • One Mind Is Better Than Two Series

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    Wisdom that produces a single-minded determination to do what’s right can only come by asking in Faith

    James starts with an assumption: that there will be those among the listeners who need some wisdom Meaning of SOPHIA: Not just “smarts” Not just “someone who knows a lot” It is a practical wisdom It was sometimes used for the kind of “knowledge” a skilled craftsperson has, someone whose more

  • Flipped Right Side Up Series

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 50 ratings

    A "God’s eye view" of wealth and possessions

    Flipped Right Side Up James 1:9-11 March 10, 2002 James Boice once heard a statement given by an actress named Sophie Tucker. She was being asked by reporters about her early struggles before she became a success, and whether or not she had been happy in her years of poverty. She more

  • Growing In The Midst Of Trials

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    4 Attitudes to have to grow in the midst of Trials based on James 1: 2-8

    Growing in the Midst of Trials How to deal with Trials James 1: 2-8 2 My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4 And let endurance have its perfect effect, so that you more

  • Growing In The Midst Of Trials (Part 2)

    Contributed by Francis Camacho on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 7 ratings

    4 More Attitudes to have to grow in the midst of difficulties. Part 2 of 2.

    Growing in the Midst of Trials Part 2 James 1:9-18 9 Now the believer of humble means should take pride in his high position. 10 But the rich person’s pride should be in his humiliation, because he will pass away like a wildflower in the meadow. 11 For the sun rises with its heat and dries up more

  • "Preserve Us In Testing" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    God enables us to persevere through trials and testings.

    "Preserve us in Testing" Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts An Army buddy of mine sent me a postcard that read, "I can resist anything but temptation." Some people don’t need to ask "Lead me not into temptation"--they can find it on their own! I don’t more