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  • The Devil Made Me Do It??

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 16 ratings

    Correct Theology teaches us that God is for us always regardless of life situations.

    THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT?? JAMES 1 :2-18 JULY 29, 2001 INTRODUCTION: A Priest is walking down the street one day when he notices a small boy trying to press a doorbell on a house across the street. However, the doorbell is just out of his reach. After watching the boy’s efforts for some more

  • The Festive Sufferer Series

    Contributed by Michael Demastus on Jan 10, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    This is the 1st sermon in this series.

    The Message of James: "The Festive Sufferer" James 1:1-18 Introduction: *Illustration- Do you remember Harold Kushner’s book titled When Bad Things Happen To Good People? R. C. Sproul had a great answer for that. Someone asked him on one occasion, "Why do bad more

  • The Being Should Equate To The Doing

    Contributed by Egerton Gbonda on Sep 3, 2012


    THE BEING SHOULD EQUATE TO THE DOING Our readings this morning i.e. the set of verses in Gospel of Mark chapter 7: 1-8, 14-15 and 21-23 coupled with the epistle reading of James chapter 1 verses 17 to 27 point to this fact (among others) that our outward doings should reflect our being. Therefore, more

  • God's Calling On Your Life

    Contributed by Lorraine Greeff on Aug 13, 2014

    what to do if called by God

    GOD’S CALLING ON YOUR LIFE It was 2009, when I made the decision to study ministry. I cannot tell you why, it was just a strong urge to serve God more. I left it, did some research on Christian schools and colleges but never really bothered. I carried on with me, by 2010 the urge to do more

  • Duped Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Aug 18, 2014

    Study in the book of James

    v. 16 is a "bridge" verse that carries us back to previous truth and forward to the next truth I. Do not be duped - where lust leads II. Do not be duped - what God is like - v. 17 A. God is good B. God is giving C. God is light D. God is unchanging III. Do not be more

  • The Application Tested Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Sep 5, 2014

    Trials, Perseverance, Faith

    LIFE APP – The Application Tested James 1:1-18 (p. 847) September 7, 2014 Introduction: Max Lucado, in his book In the Eye of the Storm, tells the story of Chippie the Parakeet. He writes: "Chippie the Parakeet never saw it coming. One second he was peacefully perched in his more

  • "Count It All Joy"

    Contributed by Timothy Proctor Sr. D. Min on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 175 ratings

    No matter what you may encounter, count it all "Joy". Problems come and they go, but count it all "Joy". With Jesus, we can face the whole world, and know that we have the Victory!

    Intro: James was the oldest half-brother of the Lord Jesus (Matt. 13.55). He witnessed Christ’s appearance following His resurrection (1 Cor. 15:7), and was among those who assembled together following the Ascension (Acts 1:14), He awaited the coming of the Holy Spirit. Later he became a leader more

  • The Truth About Trials

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on May 16, 2002
    based on 718 ratings

    A sermon about the purpose of trials in our life

    TITLE: The Truth About trials TEXT: James 1:2-12 THEME: trials, faith, believers under test, testings, perseverance P.S. The Christian does not have to be a victim of his circumstance, but can have victory even in times of trials and testings. INTRODUCTION: Max Lucado, In the Eye of 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • What Would Jesus Do ... About Temptation Series

    Contributed by David Hughes on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 285 ratings

    This sermon seeks to encourage teenagers (and, indeed, adults) to consider ’What Would Jesus Do’ when they are faced with temptation.

    WHAT WOULD JESUS DO ... about temptation? Do you wear one of these Christian bracelets which have become quite popular over the last ten years, or so? You can get so many different ones with different acronyms on them, words in which each letter stands for something else: so, for instance, FROG more

  • The Sweet Fruit Of Bitter Times Series

    Contributed by Kelly Randolph on Feb 17, 2003
    based on 495 ratings

    This sermon explores the fruit of struggling with trials.

    The Sweet Fruit of Bitter Times James 1:1-4 Krispy Kreme donuts are all the rage right now. Many of us have tasted them. Some people will line up and wait for hours to purchase these sweet delights. Let me tell you about the process that leads to a Krispy Kreme donut. First the little balls more

  • Trials: God's Hard Gifts Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 36 ratings

    The trials in our life are never easy, but God uses them to refine us into better people.

    James 1:1-18 January 12, 2003 Trials - God’s Hard Gifts Last week we looked at the Man James, brother of Jesus. Today, we begin to look at the letter that he left us in the New Testament. Jesus was prophesied to be a man of sorrows, well acquainted with grief; his brother James also more

  • God, The Giver Of Good And Perfect Gifts Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 147 ratings

    Part 6 in a series on the book of James

    A Life of Works Produced By Faith Part 6 “God, the Giver of Good and Perfect Gifts” Date: September 29, 2002 Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: James 1:16-18 Introduction · Some one has said that these three verses are a pivotal point in the chapter. · James has reminded us that more