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  • Act Like Men: Steadfast.

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 5, 2012
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     | 4,073 views

    Endurance is required if we will be courageous in the face of opposition and if we will fulfil the duties Christ assigns.

    “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask ...read more

  • Spiritual Bootcamp

    Contributed by Joseph Stapleton on Nov 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,496 views

    Perhaps the greatest lessons I learned about life came during Marine Corps bootcamp, Paris Island, the Summer of 1978. Christians need bootcamp too.

    (All my sermons use illustrations found at www.sermoncentral.com and all scripture is NIV unless otherwise noted.) SPIRITUAL BOOTCAMP When I was young I was a very active kid, I am sure many of you were as well. We may have to strain a little to remember those days, but most all of us could not ...read more

  • Pure Joy Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 10, 2011
    based on 44 ratings
     | 13,457 views

    1- It’s pure joy to experience trials 2- It’s pure joy to attain wisdom 3- It’s pure joy to be single-minded

    INTRO.- Joy can mean many things to many people. ILL.- A January 1994 Reuters News Service story on Manuel Oliveira's ice cream shop in Merida, Venezuela, reported on his 567 flavors: including onion, chili, beer, eggplant, smoked trout, spaghetti parmesan, chicken with rice, and spinach. He ...read more

  • How To Be Tested For The Truth

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Jul 10, 2012
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     | 2,966 views

    We have to stand the test

    HOW TO BE TESTED FOR THE TRUTH James chapter 1 Ver.11James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. (1)A word of greeting for us all. Outer trials we all face Ver. 2: 2My brethren, ...read more

  • On The Grow Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 4, 2012
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     | 3,386 views

    This lesson introduces a study in the book of James. This study will focus on how to "Be Prepared" for living in our current world.

    1. Author Jack London made some observations from his adventures in the Canadian Yukon. One thing he observed was that beginners on the Yukon trail attempted to carry with them all of their conveniences which belonged to their old way of life. Packs would begin to get too heavy and the trail ...read more

  • Learning To Endure, Part 1

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Jan 4, 2012
    based on 14 ratings
     | 23,973 views

    A sermon on James and how God "gives the test first then gives the lesson."

    I want to speak to you today about learning to endure. Now this is sort of a re-entry message. And we have learned to endure some things. And I don’t want to act like we endure so much because, really, I want to say with the apostle Paul, “Our light affliction is but for a ...read more

  • No Pain, No Gain Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 13, 2012
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     | 3,977 views

    Trials are inevitable and become beneficial. James helps us prepare for what IS coming.

    1. I like what one man wrote about God’s curriculum for life: • He has a course entitled, “Testing 101” • The Class Yell is “Ouch!” • The school colors are Black and Blue • The class motto is: This too shall pass 2. Testing is a common ...read more

  • Got Questions?

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Jan 15, 2012
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    How you ask will determine the answer you get.

    I answer quite few questions about Biblical issues and have been doing so since 1975 so the total amount is probably very high. Some are simple and others complex. Some have been sensible questions and others off the wall and out of the park. While the questions vary greatly the motives are ...read more

  • Wise Up O Men Of God! Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 19, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,666 views

    Wisdom is a key aspect of a disciple's life. God provides it in a number of ways, including through the trials of life.

    In 1999, State Farm Insurance rated the most dangerous intersections for accidents in the United States. The winner (or better, loser) was the corner of Belt Line Road and Midway Road in Addison, Texas. There were 263 reported crashes at that intersection in the Dallas suburb. That averages out to ...read more

  • Why?

    Contributed by Mark Thometz on Aug 27, 2012
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     | 4,944 views

    I wrote this last summer as an intern at a church that was going through some tough times and significant loss.

    Kids have a lot of questions. The “why” questions I've found is most popular. Back in Boise I work for the YMCA as an after school child care worker. Needless to say, when it's you and 2 other adults with 35+ kids a lot of “why” questions come up. “Why can't we do ...read more

  • What's In A Trial

    Contributed by Chris Carter on May 29, 2012
     | 4,079 views

    When we go through the tough times in life there are many things we can get out of it.

    “What’s in a TRIAL” James 1:2-8 I. T-Test (vs2-3) A. Tests take effort to complete and pass 1. We live in a NOW society 2. Many people live as if things are owed to them and no work is necessary to achieve what they want 3. In turn this is a failure in the spiritual life ...read more

  • Believing In God’s Blessings Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jun 26, 2012
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     | 4,948 views

    1. Trust God to bless you through His transformation (vs. 1). 2. Trust God to bless you through His truth (vs. 1). 3. Trust God to bless you through your trials (vs. 2-4).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 1: Believing in God’s Blessings James 1:1-4 Sermon by: Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 12, 2012 *One of my favorite Scriptures is Matthew 7:7-11, where Jesus told His followers: 7. "Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, ...read more

  • Getting The Wisdom You Need Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 1, 2012
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    Notice: 1. the request for God’s wisdom (vs. 5a) 2. the riches of God’s wisdom (vs. 5b) 3. the roadblocks to God’s wisdom (vs. 6-11) 4. the road of God’s wisdom (vs. 12)

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 2: Getting the Wisdom You Need James 1:5-12 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 19, 2012 *Sometimes when I read this passage, I think back to a hospital visit that I made over 30 years ago. The lady and I were talking about ...read more

  • "Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?” Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Apr 16, 2018
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     | 6,151 views

    The question we are tackling this morning is asked perhaps more than any other question about God. It has been referred to as The Achilles Heel of Christianity – the question that often keeps people from becoming believers in Christ.

    “Why do bad things Happen to Good People?” James 1:1-12 The question we are tackling this morning is asked perhaps more than any other question about God. It has been referred to as The Achilles Heel of Christianity – the question that often keeps people from becoming believers in Christ. ...read more

  • Wise Up! James 1:5-8 Series

    Contributed by Eric Grenier on Apr 26, 2018
     | 3,582 views

    We often lack wisdom and faith, James tells us how to grow in both.

    James 1:5-8 Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him. 6 But let him ask in faith without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind. 7 That person should not expect to ...read more