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  • Pure Religion

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Mar 3, 2012

    A sermon about the contradiction between vain and pure religion.

    “Pure Religion” James 1:22-27 Scripture Reading James 1:22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. 23 For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: 24 For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his more

  • Be Different Series

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Feb 2, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    I. Creating the Difference II. Making a Difference a. v. 21 – Renounce b. v. 21 Receive c. v. 21 Recognize v. 21 & 26

    - Some recent psychological research suggests that people’s personalities and character are like wet cement before age 8, - 8 to about age 25 is j change very much, even if they go through significant trauma. - Some people are shattered by life events still no change - Only a few grow and more

  • Facing Reality In The Mirror

    Contributed by Martin Holland on Jan 16, 2012

    The Bible is God's spiritual mirror for us to look into and do something about what we see.

    Facing Reality in the Mirror James 1:19-27 • Testing that are outward that comes from God • Temptations from inward that Satan himself uses to seek our destruction The result of these testing and temptations should cause us to face reality concerning ourselves. Mention: Vs.22, 26 more

  • If You Are Religious Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 3, 2012
    based on 239 ratings

    1- If you are religious - listen and do the Word 2- If you are religious - keep a rein on your tongue 3- If you are religious - minister to those in distress 4- If you are religious - keep yourself clean

    INTRO.- ILL.- The two thousand member Baptist church was filled to overflowing capacity one Sunday morning. The preacher was ready to start the sermon when two men, dressed in long black coats and black hats entered thru the rear of the church. One of the two men walked to the middle of the more

  • Mirror Mirror On The Wall

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Feb 16, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Mistakes we make while looking into a mirror. 1. v.23-24a - A Passing Glance 2. v.24b - Forgetting What We See 3. v.25 – Ignoring Its Reflection

    Jay Rathman while hunting deer in the Tehema Wildlife Area near Red Bluff in northern California, climbed to a ledge on the slope of a rocky gorge. As he raised his head to look over the ledge above, he sensed movement to the right of his face. A coiled rattler struck with lightning speed, just more

  • A Doer Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Sep 1, 2014

    The book of James

    A Doer James 1 I. The unaffected hearer A. Deception B. Discouragement C. Dullness D. Doubt E. Defilement II. The understanding doer A. He reflects the Word B. He reacts to Word 1) Profitable result 2) Practical religion 3) more

  • Applying Faith In Our Lives Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Sep 9, 2014

    Attitude, Obedience, What God Accepts

    LIFE APP – Applying Faith In Our Lives James 1:19-27 (p. 847) September 14, 2014 Introduction: As I get ready for this message from our Life App series...I thought of a conversation I had with a young man named Shannon. He was newly married and had been a Christian for about a more

  • Mirror, Mirror On The Wall; Do I Look Like Christ At All? James 1:19-25 Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Aug 25, 2015

    In this passage James speaks to us about "human" anger and the moral filth of the world. He then compares the Word of God to a spiritual mirror that we need to look into intently if we desire to be spiritually presentable to God.

    Today, we’ll be taking a look at James 1:19-25 James 1:19-25 “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. more

  • Just Do It Series

    Contributed by Rodney Coe on Feb 12, 2015
    based on 2 ratings

    Putting our faith into action.

    Just Do It… James 1:21-27 The Declaration of Independence concludes with this pledge: "For the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the Protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor." Fifty-six men signed the more

  • Do Not Be Deceived! Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 13, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Deception is all around us. How do we overcome? James has great counsel from God to help us.

    Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren! These are the opening words of today’s text in James chapter 1:16. As I worked through this text over and over this week both to memorize it and to understand it, I realized that James speaks of being deceived three times here in the last part of more

  • The Goodness Of God

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Aug 28, 2015

    God is available at all times to hear our prayers, to listen to our concerns and to be touched by the nonverbal communication of our feelings. In return, we must be increasingly acquainted with the voice of God. We must follow God each and every day.

    In the passage from James 1:17-27, James talks about the goodness of God. God doesn’t tempt us to do evil things, but he often uses life’s challenges to strengthen and perfect us. In the process we become more like God. Instead of tempting us to do evil things, God gives us good gifts. more

  • “pure Religion Responds To The Word Of God” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 21, 2015

    Pure religion accepts and applies God's Word.

    With our passage for today, we begin a consideration of what James calls, “pure religion.” He is describing those things which will lead the child of God to live out our call to truly be a disciple of Christ, a sincere Christ-follower, whose life can be used of God to really make a more

  • Rid Of Filth & Evil Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Oct 11, 2015

    Is there a difference between moral filth and evil which we need to get rid of?

    Let’s continue our worship of God by listening to His Words from James…. Last week we focused on the important actions of being quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to anger because God desires for Christians to live righteously. We continue with a passage from James 1 to learn more more

  • "Mirror, Mirror On The Wall" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Dec 21, 2015

    he word of God is a mirror that the Holy Spirit uses to enable us to see ourselves as we really are.

    “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall” James 1:19-27 My wife and I made a trip to the beautiful city of Boston a few weeks back to do something that has been on my bucket list for a very long time. Actually before people were even talking about having a bucket list. And that was to see Paul more

  • Man In The Mirror. (Hix)

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Oct 4, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    God has something He wants to say to you today…..God wants you to do more!

    James 1:22-25- But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. 23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man observing his natural face in a mirror; 24 for he observes himself, goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was. 25 But more