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  • Life Is What Happens When You Are Making Other Plans

    Contributed by Douglas Swift on Feb 3, 2001
    based on 78 ratings

    Trouble shooting lifes trails

    /****************************************************/ This sermon was developed for the Army Community. It contains phraseology that may not be understood by the general civilian population. /****************************************************/ Today is Super Bowl Sunday. I’m going to need a more

  • How To Experience Joy In The Midst Of Trials (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Dec 7, 2000
    based on 55 ratings

    Today we’re going to look at how our knowledge of the Truth and the maturity of our faith can determine the level of joy we can experience, even when life seems to be hitting us over the head with a hammer.

    How To Experience Joy During Trials (Part 2) James 1:3-4 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church November 12, 2000 A Little Levity: With the dust settling from our recent elections, I had an opportunity to review some sound bites that were overlooked by mainstream media. One more

  • No Cross No Crown

    Contributed by Desean Jarrett on Nov 30, 2000
    based on 96 ratings

    There is a special reward for every Christian who bares their cross.

    "No Cross No Crown" James 1:1-12 (personal introduction) Introduction- vs.1 1. James knows his position - servant 2. James recognize in-order to get the father he had to grow through Jesus 3. James address his reader - 12 tribes / descendants of Israel Body- vs.2 1. James tells us we going more

  • Introduction To James Series

    Contributed by Dennis Clark on Feb 25, 2001
    based on 78 ratings

    These sermons rely heavily(I mean HEAVILY) upon John McCarther’s New Testament Commentaries. Only the errors are mine

    James I. Introduction A. James begins with common ground 1. Slave to God the Father 2. Slave to God the Son 3. To the Twelve Tribes scattered abroad. (in totality) 4. Not written to Jewish Christians, but Christian Jews B. Joy 1. Christian joy is not a case of giggles during a period of 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sound Advice For Life

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 13, 2005
    based on 207 ratings

    We all need advice for life, but the best advice comes from the Word of God.

    INTRO.- ILL.- Someone said, “Good advice is what your own kids disregard but save to give to their kids.” Isn’t this the truth? “Now listen, you kids, my daddy always said…” I may not have done what daddy always said, but now I know he was right and I’m going to tell my kids. ILL.- Someone 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

  • The "Perfect" Sermon

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Nov 8, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Our purpose is to grow and become more like Christ

    Title: The Perfect Sermon Text: Matt 19:16-21, Jas 1:2-5,19, John 17:4 & 23. FCF: God is perfect, and would have us be too. SO: I want the congregation to link communion, with the completeness goodness of God and the realities of this present age. The basis of this sermon is a word study of the more

  • The Blessing Of Trouble

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 13, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    We try to avoid the very things God wants to use to mould us into the glorious creatures He intends us to be.

    “Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing” It is noteworthy that the man who, by the time of this writing more

  • Introduction To James Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on May 3, 2005
    based on 26 ratings

    This is the introductory message to a series on the book of James. It explores the background of the letter, and then reviews the first 8 verses. The theme of the message involves the strive for holiness, and the wisdom available to us from God.

    Today we launch our exploration through the book of James. Let’s start off with some James trivia. Bible trivia is great to play because everyone wins. If you know the answers, you get confirmation of your Biblical knowledge. If you don’t know the answers, you learn something new. It is a 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

  • Verdict Of Faith

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Sep 28, 2005
    based on 16 ratings

    what is your faith level

    Intro: everyone of us will at times have our faith tested. In James 1:2-8 we are told that faith will be put on trial. The biggest question in any trial is, “ what’s the verdict.” We are given some of the litmus test of faith in these verses. The Verdict On Faith James 1:2-8 v.2—the first more

  • You Have To Be Kidding

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Oct 5, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    James’readers must have been amazed when he told them to count it all joy when they fall into trials. James was not kidding and explained how trials can be a friend and not a foe.

    YOU HAVE TO BE KIDDING! James 1:2-11 There are times in life when you hear something that sounds so outlandish that your first remark is "You have to be kidding!" You think that what the person is telling you has to be a joke or a lie, but certainly not the truth. This had to be the thoughts of more