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  • Testing Our Faith Series

    Contributed by Steven Buhr on Jan 25, 2008

    When we have tough times in our lives, are we being tested, or is this a trial? What’s the difference?

    January 13, 2008 – Testing our Faith We’re going to start a new series on the book of James today. Great topics are covered in this book: Trials & Temptations, Faith & Deeds, Taming the Tongue, Wisdom, Submission, Knowing the Future, Patience, and Prayer. We start in chapter one, where James, more

  • A Faithful Servant

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Jan 20, 2008

    This sermon was written in the light of the death of Wilma Watson, the matriach of Yonge Street Mission and the longest-serving member of the staff team.

    A Faithful Servant – Sermon for CATM – January 20, 2008 James 1:12 Blessed are those who persevere under trial, because when they have stood the test, they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a more

  • Opportune Pain And Suffering Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Feb 23, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Pain and suffering is an opportunity for the development of Christian character.

    Title: Opportune Pain and Suffering Text: James 1:2-4 and Romans 5:3-5 Thesis: Pain and suffering is an opportunity for the development of Christian character. The Series: This is the fourth message in a Lenten Series: Knowing Christ through Pain and Suffering. The Apostle Paul more

  • Count Your Trials To Be Blessings

    Contributed by Jeremiah Parker on Feb 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The Holy Spirit commands us through James to choose to consider our trials to be blessings. How can we do that?

    Count Your Trials to Be Blessings Text: My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. (Jam 1:2-4) Text idea: James more

  • Introduction To James Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    James introduces himself to his readers

    BIG JOHN COMING TO TOWN: New man made bartender and warned by owner, ‘If you hear Big John is coming drop everything and run for your life’. Months later a white faced cowhand ran in yelling, ‘Big John is coming to town’. Before the bartender could run into the saloon can a huge man riding a more

  • Wisdom In All Situations Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jan 21, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Learning the right attitude in all situations

    A millionaire decides to throw a massive party for his fiftieth birthday. During the party he grabs the mic and he announces to his guests that down in the garden of his mansion he has a swimming pool with two great white sharks in it. “The man who dares to swim across that pool gets 1 MILLION more

  • Triumph Over Trials

    Contributed by Victor Nazareth on Mar 24, 2008
    based on 20 ratings

    Adversity, Trials, Problems, Giants, Goliaths are a constant part of every saint’s life. We need to have a fresh perspective on these.

    Introduction: Oswald Chambers writes, "A saint’s life is in the hands of God as a bow and arrow in the hands of an archer. God is aiming at something the saint cannot see; He stretches and strains, and every now and again the saint says, "I cannot stand any more." But God does not heed; He goes more

  • Solving Problems God's Way: Part 6 Steps To Solving Problems God's Way Series

    Contributed by Eldron Gill on Mar 24, 2008

    Solving Problems God’s Way: Part 6 Steps To Solving Problems God’s Way

    Solving Problems Part 6 – Steps To Solving Problems God’s Way James 1:1-8 Intro> The words “Solving problems God’s way” suggests there is more than one way to solve problems. * There is God’s way and man’s way. * There is a right way and wrong way. * We get into a rut in the way we more

  • God's Extreme Makeover - Eligibility Requirements Series

    Contributed by Steve Lotze on Sep 27, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    God wants to give us an Extreme Makeover: becoming new on the inside. While we are all eligible, the book of James gives us four requirements we need to know about going into our makeover.

    God’s EXtreme MAKEOVER: "Eligibility Requirements" James 1:1-12 His Place Sept 21, 2008 NOTE: I was the guest speaker this morning and this was my daughter’s first Sunday back from her YWAM adventure - she gave the morning greeting and testimony of how god was working n her life. It more

  • What To Do When You Don't Get It Series

    Contributed by Michael Karpf on Sep 27, 2008

    When we see our trials as God sees them we can rejoice and grow because that is what God wants for us

    WHAT DO DO WHEN YOU DON’T GET IT James 1:1-8 I know you will find this hard to believe, but we are finished with John’s gospel. Today we will start Jim’s epistle. And Jim isn’t even here today. Let’s remember to pray for him as he often has to travel. Do you ever wonder why some Christians more

  • Be All That You Can Be

    Contributed by Duane Johnson on Aug 20, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    We can have joy even in the midst of trials when we know and value what they are producing.

    James 1:2-4 BE ALL THAT YOU CAN BE Do you recognize that slogan? If you are thinking of a TV commercial we are on the same wavelength. Who is it that uses that phrase in their advertising? The United States Army! I wonder how many of you want to be all that you can be? Perhaps as a mother or more

  • Dealing With Indecision Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jul 9, 2008
    based on 106 ratings

    This sermon looks at the problem of indecision, the solution to indecision and the promise of God’s faithfullness. Subtitle: How To Make Wise Decisions

    Dealing With Indecision (How To Make Wise Decisions) Today we are continuing an in depth series on the book of James. Last week we looked at how we could have power over our problems. This week we are going to discover that God wants you to make wise decisions. Remember God wants us to more

  • Decisions (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Larry Stockstill on Feb 25, 2009
    based on 5 ratings


    Decisions (Part 4) Decisions and Transitions Text: James 1:2–8 NKJV “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. If more

  • Becoming Triumphant Over Temptation Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jul 28, 2008
    based on 34 ratings

    A "How To Overcome Temptation" sermon. Practical insights for deaing with temptation. 1. Be REALISTIC 2. Be RESPONSIBLE 3. Be READY 4. Get REFOCUSED

    Becoming Triumphant Over Temptation (How To Overcome Temptation) Today we are continuing an in depth study on the book of James. We have looked at how you can have power over your problems. We have discovered that God wants you to make wise decisions. Today we are going to see how you can more

  • Let's Make A Deal!

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 23 ratings

    A message about sin, using the old ’Let’s Make a Deal’ TV show. Text at Communion message will be at

    We all love to take chances, don’t we? Well, I should say that we all love to take chances as long as there is no perceived danger to us. The problem is that we cannot always see the outright danger that exists. For instance, many people love to go to the casinos and gamble a little of more