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  • The Festive Sufferer Series

    Contributed by Michael Demastus on Jan 9, 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 things happen more

  • When Trouble Comes

    Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Jul 18, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    When adversity comes your way, how do you handle it? This message tells you how.

    James 1:1-12 "When Trouble Comes" By Pastor Mark Hiehle Some time ago, I heard Pastor Tony Evans reminisce about growing up and having his favorite shows interrupted by a test. When I heard him say that, I thought of my time during and after college when I worked in more

  • "Count It All Joy"

    Contributed by Timothy Proctor Sr. D. Min on Mar 14, 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

  • Fighting Temptation

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on Mar 10, 2004
    based on 50 ratings

    There is an old saying that goes “Opportunity knocks once, but temptation beats on the door everyday.” What a true statement, for we live our lives constantly surrounded by temptations. There is no place on earth that we are able to go and escape tempta

    “Fighting Temptation” By Elder Melvin L. Maughmer, Jr. INTRODUCTION: There is an old saying that goes “Opportunity knocks once, but temptation beats on the door everyday.” What a true statement, for we live our lives constantly surrounded by temptations. There is no place on earth that we more

  • Suffering Successfully Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Jan 6, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    1st in a 5 part series from the book of James on making practical application to real problems.

    RELIGION THAT REALLY WORKS - Week 1 SUFFERING SUCCESSFULLY JAMES 1:1-7 & 12 INTRODUCTION TO SERIES: Do you believe in God? According to a Fox News survey, 92% of Americans say they do. And since you’re here in church today it’s probably not too big a leap to think that most of you believe in more

  • How To Have Joy In Serving Series

    Contributed by James Mccullen on May 5, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Beginning the series in James we focus on the Joy of Serving. James the half brother of Jesus leads the way as a joyful servant

    HOW TO HAVE JOY IN SERVING James 1:1-4 (NASB) (1) James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad, greetings. {2} Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, {3} knowing that the testing of your faith produces more

  • Passing The Test

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 19, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Every Christian needs to understand what to do in times of testing.

    of James was written by the brother of our Lord as a circular letter. That is, it was a letter intended to be copied and passed among the churches. Specifically, James was addressing “the twelve tribes scattered among the nations.” Most scholars believe this to be a reference to the believers who more

  • Show Me Your Commitment … Through Trials And Temptations

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Sep 3, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    The second of a series through the book of James

    Soon after we returned from vacation last Sunday the boys were on the computer playing baseball. (The game was a father’s day gift to me and they let me play occasionally.) One of the things that I have heard over the years about good pitching and good pitchers is that they have a variety of more

  • Old Camel Knees Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 8, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    This is an introduction to a study of the Book of James. In this sermon we look at the different stages in the life of the author as he transforms from doubting skeptic to humble believer and righteous leader.

    Scripture For most of this past year we have studied Paul’s letter to the Galatians on Sunday mornings. Galatians is a book that emphasizes Christian doctrine. As we studied Galatians we learned what we are to believe about the gospel. Hopefully, we grew in our understanding of the gospel. So, more

  • Bad Things Happen To Everybody Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 28, 2005
    based on 74 ratings

    First in a series on James. This message deals with principles for handling difficulties in our lives.

    A Study of the Book of James Sermon # 1 “Bad Things Happen To Everybody” James 1:1-10 “I heard a story of a man who was riding on a subway. It was quite crowded and he had to face the door. He was prone to motion sickness and he more

  • How To Handle Temptation Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 28, 2005
    based on 38 ratings

    Second in a series on James. This message gives principles for dealing with temptation.

    A Study of the Book of James Sermon # 2 “How to Handle Temptation” James 1:13-18 Do you struggle with temptation? I heard of someone who said, "I don’t struggle with temptation, I just give in to it!" Surely that is not the more

  • Consider It Joy

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 27, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    To see trials as times when God is pruning us and making us more useful for Himself

    Consider It All Joy SBC Philippi, Rev. J Simms James 1:1-4 Primary Purpose: A primary introduction to James and to discuss how we can be joyful in trials. Background: This book was written by James, the half-brother of Jesus. He wasn’t a believer through Jesus’ earthly ministry. But, more

  • Trials

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jul 31, 2005
    based on 31 ratings

    God wants you to experience joy even in the midst of your trials.

    James 1:1-4 Trials Woodlawn Baptist Church July 31, 2005 Introduction In James 1:1-4, James wrote, “James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, more

  • "Developing Patience When There Is No Patience" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Aug 14, 2005
    based on 24 ratings

    What to do about all of the hassles and abrasive people that come into our life. How to develop patience when there is no patience in sight.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM churches August 21, 2005 “Developing Patience When There is No Patience” James 1:1-4 II Peter 1:4-8 INTRODUCTION: We would all like to be able to sing the song, “Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day, Oh what a beautiful morning, everything’s going my more

  • A Living Example Of Practical Faith Series

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Oct 5, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    James was a pastor/servant whose life portrayed the practical faith which he encouraged his readers to live by.

    SERIES - JAMES "A Living Faith for Practical Living" "James: A Living Example of Practical Faith" James 1:1 James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. Today, being the first Sunday of 1998, my prayer is that not only more