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  • James: An Introduction And Exposition Of James I Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Feb 26, 2009
    based on 11 ratings

    A in-depth look at James Chapter one encouraging the reader to view the book of James in full context. This entire series is also available as an IBOOK via ITUNES for the nominal cost of $4.95

    Introduction James is my favorite book of the Bible. I have always been drawn to its practical approach and straightforward method of approaching the subject of living one’s faith. James doesn’t spend a lot of time discussing doctrine, though the book is full of doctrinal concepts. Instead, more

  • Rejoice Through Trials Series

    Contributed by Paul Carlson on Feb 21, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A joyful humble spirit will help you persevere during trials.

    REJOICE THROUGH TRIALS James 1:9-11 PROPOSITION: Because Christ humbled Himself even unto the death of the cross, you must practice humility during periods of trials. I. Rejoice through trials regardless of your social status. v. 9-10 A. Impoverished believers must more

  • Obey The Mirror! Series

    Contributed by Kyle Gray on May 20, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Scripture is like a mirror, we can choose to believe what is revealed or reject it and walk away.

    It’s widely understood that though there were many men named James surrounding Jesus, it was indeed James, the half brother of Jesus that authored this book in the NT. He was in fact, a pillar in the early church as Paul tells us in Galatians 2:9 Jesus appeared to him (1 Corinthians 15:7) after more

  • Trialful Joy

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Oct 8, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Trials and tests are no fun. James doesn’t tell us to consider it fun but to "consider it all joy." Trials and tests are gut wrenching and drawn out at times, but the one thing that we must know is that God is with us through the whole ordeal.

    Opening illustration: After William Carey was well established in his pioneer missionary work in India, his supporters in England sent a printer to assist him. Soon the two men were turning out portions of the Bible for distribution. Carey had spent many years learning the language so that he could more

  • Can You Handle The Pressure? Series

    Contributed by Travis Jarrett on Oct 19, 2009

    Part 2 of 7 in our teaching series, "TRUE RELIGION" For more information, please email or visit

    To watch/listen to this message online go to or contact **NOTE: THIS IS A CONCEPT OUTLINE FOR THIS MESSAGE. GRAPHICS AND MULTIMEDIA ARE AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT THIS SERIES. :: The Early Church Imagine yourself to be a leader in the very early days of the more

  • When Life Really Gets Hard (I) Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 16, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Benefits gained by those who persevere through trials are discussed. James tells us to rejoice in hardship; sermon examines why.

    When Life Gets Really Hard James 1:2-12 4-13-08 How would you respond this morning if you received a call telling you that terrorists had just blown up your house and your insurance had expired yesterday? How would you respond if your boss called to tell you his business had fall off and he more

  • When Life Really Gets Hard (Ii) Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 16, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    God gives wisdom to those who ask and enables them to successfully navigate difficult circumstances in life.

    When Life Gets Really Hard (II) James 1:5-12 4-27-08 We are currently in the book of James, chapter 1. James begins this book with the subject of trials. Is anybody in a trial at this time in your life? Has anybody here walked thru a few valleys during your Christian journey? What is the more

  • A Promise For Testing Times Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 17, 2009
    based on 54 ratings

    James closes this section on times of testing with a promise for the believers who are suffering under trial by reminding them that God rewards those who remain faithful.

    JAMES 1:12 A PROMISE FOR TESTING TIMES [Hebrews 12:1-2] Chippie THE PARAKEET never saw it coming. One second he was peacefully perched in his cage. The next he was sucked in, washed up, and blown over. The problems began when Chippie’s owner decided to clean Chippie’s cage with a more

  • Faithfully Persevering In Times Of Trial Series

    Contributed by Ned Bartlebaugh on Aug 21, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    James encourages us to persevere in times of trial by choosing to have an attitude of spiritual joy, an attitude of persistent faith and an attitude of humility.

    1)Introduction a)Statements made: children don’t come with an instruction manual. b)Society says that there is no standard way to live your life. Just do it your way, make yourself happy, and according to Nike “Just Do It.” c)The Book of James however, is a Do It Yourself Guidebook on more

  • The Tests Of Provety & Prosperity Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    Tests are common to life. Having discussed the testings of faith & the resources needed to meet them, he now introduces two of the most common examples of testing: the test of poverty & the test of prosperity.

    JAMES 1:9-11 THE TESTS OF POVERTY AND PROSPERITY [Luke 16: 20-31] Tests are common to life. James having discussed the testings of faith (2-4) and the resources needed to meet them (5-8) now introduces two of the most common examples of testing: the test of poverty (1:9) and the test of more

  • Managing Christian Trials-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Sep 14, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    1 of 3. James divulged the proper management of trials which were endemic/common to Christians. There are proper ways of managing the those difficulties. But how are Christians to manage their trials properly? Tackling trials properly involves managing

    MANAGING CHRISTIAN TRIALS-I—James 1:1-27 Attention: A plane is on its way to Los Angeles when a blonde in Economy Class gets up, moves to First Class & sits down. The flight attendant watches her do this & asks to see her ticket. She examines it, then tells the blonde that she has paid for more

  • Managing Christian Trials-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Sep 28, 2010

    2 of 3. James divulged the proper management of trials which were common to Christians. There are proper ways of managing these difficulties. How are Christians to manage these properly? Tackling trials properly, involves managing...

    MANAGING CHRISTIAN TRIALS-II—James 1:1-27 Attention: A man in a supermarket was pushing a cart which contained, among other things, a screaming baby. As the man proceeded along the aisles, he kept repeating softly, "Keep calm, Thomas. Don’t get excited, Thomas. Don’t yell, Thomas." A lady more

  • The Fortunes Of God's People Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 76 ratings

    The fortunes of God’s people are not determine by their bank account, but by their relationship with God.

  • Satisfaction Under Fire Series

    Contributed by Micah Fries on Nov 29, 2003
    based on 53 ratings

    Learning to live as satisfied Christians, even in the face of great persecution.

    A man passed by a cage at the zoo and noticed that in the cage was both a large lion and an active monkey. He saw a zoo worker nearby and asked, ‘How does that work having both a lion and a monkey in the same cage? The worker replied, “It works ok for the most part.” The man spoke back, “ Do more

  • Crescamos A Travez De La Adversidad

    Contributed by Joshua Pinto on Sep 17, 2002
    based on 79 ratings

    El la vida del creyente, llega mometos en su vida cuando pienza que ya lo a alcanzado todo espiritualmente hablando, entonces es cuando Dios permite la adversidad para promover en nosotros un crecimiento

    Santiago 1:1-12 Nueva Versión Internacional “1 Santiago, siervo de Dios y del Señor Jesucristo, a las doce tribus que se hallan dispersas por el mundo: Saludos. 2 Hermanos míos, considérense muy dichosos cuando tengan que enfrentarse con diversas pruebas, 3 pues ya saben que la prueba de su fe more