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  • Life Is What Happens When You Are Making Other Plans

    Contributed by Douglas Swift on Feb 4, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 3,149 views

    Trouble shooting lifes trails

    /****************************************************/ This sermon was developed for the Army Community. It contains phraseology that may not be understood by the general civilian population. /****************************************************/ Today is Super Bowl Sunday. I’m going to need a ...read more

  • The Man Who Discovered What He Already Knew Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 4,267 views

    Many people spend their whole lives searching for something of value when it is closer than they could ever imagine. James was such a man who needed to discover what he already knew.

    Once there was a band of poor Brazilian goat headers who decided to make a long journey to California in search of gold. They took with them bags of rocks they used in a gambling game. Unfortunately, most of them died on the dangerous journey. One young man made it to San Francisco with nothing but ...read more

  • When Life Hits You In The Face Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 176 ratings
     | 5,970 views

    Since we all have troubles how do we face those troubles?

    “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” (James 1:2-4) A recent request for sick leave to the U.S.S. Saratoga read: ...read more

  • God's Perfecting Processes

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Feb 8, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 6,536 views

    God knows why people do what they do and how to change them.

    Gods Perfecting Process or How to Profit from Your Problems James 1:1-8 Murphy’s laws: * “Nothing is as easy as it looks; everything takes longer than you think; if anything can go wrong it will.” * “A day without a crisis is a total loss.” * “The chance of the bread falling with the peanut ...read more

  • Introduction To James Series

    Contributed by Dennis Clark on Feb 26, 2001
    based on 78 ratings
     | 3,598 views

    These sermons rely heavily(I mean HEAVILY) upon John McCarther’s New Testament Commentaries. Only the errors are mine

    James I. Introduction A. James begins with common ground 1. Slave to God the Father 2. Slave to God the Son 3. To the Twelve Tribes scattered abroad. (in totality) 4. Not written to Jewish Christians, but Christian Jews B. Joy 1. Christian joy is not a case of giggles during a period of ...read more

  • 3 Keys To Enduring Trials Series

    Contributed by Dennis Clark on Feb 26, 2001
    based on 110 ratings
     | 7,229 views

    These messages rely heavily upon John McCarthur’s New Testament Commentaries, only the error are mine

    3 Keys to enduring Trials James 1: 4-12 We have already observed in our 1st message that joy and understanding are supernatural responses to trials. Joy is available through the presence of God in our trials and through our will to endure for Christ sake. Joy for a Christian does not depend upon ...read more

  • Trials And Temptations

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 4, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 5,121 views

    We have to endure trials, resist temptations and take responsibility for our own lives.

    Oscar Wilde, the Irish born writer, liked to say, “I can resist anything … except temptation!” Wilde also believed: “The best way to deal with temptation is to yield to it!” All of us deal with temptation. If a person is not a Christian they just give in to temptation. But temptation is ...read more

  • Vital Signs Of An Energizing Faith

    Contributed by Matt Black on Mar 25, 2001
    based on 71 ratings
     | 3,907 views

    We have a LIVING FAITH! A living faith cannot be compartmentalized. It screams from the depth of our soul that God is living and Jesus Christ is raised from the dead. It shakes our conscience and demands that we know the God who is alive in our own so

    THE VITAL SIGNS OF AN ENERGIZING FAITH! James 1:1-12 INTRODUCTION: What is it that motivates a Christian? What is it that turns a person from darkness to light? From the kingdom of Satan to the Kingdom of God? Is it not when our eyes are opened and we are given ears to hear and we believe on ...read more

  • The Perfecting Power Of Patience

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 196 ratings
     | 15,579 views

    I saw a plaque recently that said, “Lord, give me patience, and give it to me now!”

    James 1:2-4; 5:7-12 The antiquated train on a branch line was creeping slowly through the countryside when suddenly it came to a dead stop. The only passenger in the car, a salesman riding the line for the first time, asked the conductor why they had stopped. The conductor said, “Nothing to worry ...read more

  • Turning Trials Into Triumphs Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 9,080 views

    In the message James the half brother of Jesus will teach us we CAN turn our trials into triumphs. (Real Faith For The Real World - prt one)

    "Turning Trials Into Triumphs" TEXT: JAMES 1:1-12 Today we begin a study of the book of James. But before we begin our study I think it would be good for us to do a little background about this great book in God’s Word. Now, one thing that often adds a great deal of insight to the meaning of ...read more

  • Even Trouble Is Welcome Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,048 views

    The testing of your faith.

    Even Trouble Is Welcome James 1:1-8 I. When trials & temptations come A. Not “if trials come” 1. Our lives will be permeated with trials 2. The Christian life does not make trials stop B. Trials - adversity 1. sickness 2. persecution 3. tragedy C. Temptations 1. lust 2. ...read more

  • How To Withstand Trials

    Contributed by Jeff Seaman on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 9,962 views

    How to handle the trials of life

    HOW TO WITHSTAND TRIALS Part 1 Matt 5:48 James 1:2-12 Pastor Jeff Seaman Introduction A pastor once asked his congregation, “Does anyone here Know any perfect people?” A short man stood up and shouted, “Yes, my wife’s first husband” This man had learned from experience how hard it is to ...read more

  • Count It All Joy Eulogy For My Brother Desmond Robinson

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on May 14, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 7,236 views

    A SEEKERS ISSUE SHOWING THAT GOD IS LOOKING FOR A FEW COURAGEOUS MEN AND WOMEN TO FIGHT THIS FIGHT OF FAITH.

    COUNT IT ALL JOY INTRODUCING JAMES THE CENTRAL THEME OF THIS EPISTLE IS THAT OF FAITH AS SEEN BY JAMES, WHO WAS ONE OF THE TWELVE DISCIPLES AND SON OF ZEBEDEE, BROTHER OF JOHN ALSO SAID TO BE THE HALF BROTHER OF JESUS, BEING THE OFFSPRING OF JOSEPH AND MARY AFTER THE BIRTH OF JESUS. JAMES’S ...read more

  • James: A Faith That Works

    Contributed by Mike Richardson on May 16, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 2,272 views

    This introduction to James not only reveals who he is but that even the brother of Jesus considered himself a bondservant to Christ.

    James 1:1 “JAMES: A FAITH THAT WORKS!” INTRO: The key to James is a FAITH that works!….EXPAND! Prep for James…. I. THE AUTHOR A. HIS RELATIONSHIP TO JESUS 1. A brother of Jesus (Mt. 13:53-58). 2. Jesus spent time with his family after the miracle at Cana (Jn.2:12). 3. At the first he ...read more

  • The Bright Side To Dark Times Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 94 ratings
     | 6,936 views

    This message details how Christians can view the hardships of life positively in the light of the fact that God uses them to help us mature spiritually.

    “The Bright Side to Dark Times” James 1:1-18 Introduction: Having lost in a fire virtually everything they owned, the Spafford family made new plans, including a move from Chicago to France. Horatio Spafford planned the trip for his wife and four daughters to be as trouble-free as possible. To ...read more