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  • The Royal Law Of Love Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 113 ratings
     | 8,781 views

    How to overcome prejudice and favoritism with love.

    The Royal Law of Love (Christian Survivor Series; Living Godly in a Godless World) Having a Christlike attitude is possible if we choose to live under the royal law of love James 2.1-13 February 11, 2000 1My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect ...read more

  • The All You Can Eat Buffet

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 75 ratings
     | 4,043 views

    We treat the faith like an "all you can eat buffet." We take what we want, and leave the rest. But can we really ignore whole servings of the Word of God?

    by the Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh Sunrise Presbyterian Church Miami Florida September, 2000 When I was in college, there was a restaurant that we loved to go to. It was an all you could eat type of place, which explains why I look the way I look today. We would go and ...read more

  • Celebrating In The Losers Cirlce Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 99 ratings
     | 3,689 views

    James tells us the story of a rich man and a poor man who came to church one day. One appeared to be a winner – the other a loser. How should a group of losers who have been made winners by Christ treat such people?

    No body likes a loser. Have you ever seen a losers circle at the racetrack? When is the last time you saw the runner-up on a box of Wheaties? People generally think little of losers. That makes it all the more hurtful to some when someone like Ted Turner is quoted as saying, “Christianity is for ...read more

  • How To Avoid Partiality (Part 1)

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 6,951 views

    Starting this morning, and for the next two weeks, we are going to talk about the issue of partiality, the problem of favoritism, and how we can avoid it in our personal lives and the life of our church.

    How To Avoid Partiality (Part 1) James 2:1-7 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church March 18, 2001 Introduction: I know a story of a boy who was about thirteen years old and he loved to play baseball. For the boy, baseball was a place where he could forget about his poverty ...read more

  • Favoritism

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 8,644 views

    Favoritism is a serious mistake because: 1. It is a sin. 2. Appearances can be deceiving 3. God opposes the proud.

    I vividly remember talking with another pastor one day who had been given a very impressive appointment to one of the largest churches in our conference. As he was talking to me and a couple of other pastors, he was explaining how different this church was from his previous experiences. ...read more

  • How To Avoid Partiality (Part 2)

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 6,984 views

    This morning we’re going to look at the third reason in James’ argument against partiality. Partiality violates the Law of God.

    How To Avoid Partiality (Part 2) James 2:8-13 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church March 25, 2001 Introduction: “A deplorable incident occurred in the life of Mahatma Gandhi. He said in his autobiography that during his student days he was interested in the Bible. Deeply ...read more

  • Don't Play Favorites Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,261 views

    A call to look upon others with the eyes of Christ.

    Don’t Play Favorites James 2:1-13 I. Favortism A. Showing respect or honor based on social status or position B. Warned against repeatedly in scripture II. We are quick to judge by outward appearances A. Clothes B. Jewelry C. Cars D. House III. We give favor based on these ideas of ...read more

  • The Law Of Liberty Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Apr 19, 2001
    based on 97 ratings
     | 6,693 views

    What is it that motivates us to live the Christian life? It is the Law of Liberty.

    So speak and so do as those who will be judged by the law of liberty. (James 2:12) Once when Alabama was playing Auburn, Coach Bear Bryant sent in his 2nd string quarterback with instructions to run on every play and he had better not pass the ball. Alabama led by three points and only had to run ...read more

  • Mercy Triumphs Over Judgement

    Contributed by David King on May 21, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 16,899 views

    So often we respond in Judgement but God’s mercy triumphs over judgement

    James 2 calls us not to favour one person over another. If you try to climb across a ravine whether you get 5% of the way across or 95% of the way across when you fall you still fall to the bottom of the Ravine. None of us can cross the ravine to reach God without Christ. James says Mercy ...read more

  • What's Jesus's Favourite - The Box Of Chocolates

    Contributed by John Foster on Dec 24, 2001
    based on 304 ratings
     | 10,386 views

    This sermon is a mini childrens address using a box of chocolates as a prop. The people are asked which chocolate would be Jesus’s favourite. After lots of interaction, the sermon concludes that Jesus loves all people the same, we are all His favourite

    This is an outline of an interactive childrens address. The message is that Jesus loves us all equally. -------------- TIPS ------------------- You need to take along a box of chocolates I take along a box of chocolates and hand them out after the service or give them to the Sunday School ...read more

  • Your Relationships + God's Standards = True Freedom

    Contributed by Dan Chromy on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 58 ratings
     | 9,724 views

    You will only find true freedom in the way you conduct your relationships with others when you abide by God's standards for your realtionships.

    What motivates your relationships with the people you meet throughout your lifetime? By what standards do you measure your relationships with others? What standards does God want for your relationships with other people? The world would have you believe that your relationships with others ...read more

  • The Spirit Of Division Series

    Contributed by Scott Gipson on Nov 15, 2000
    based on 84 ratings
     | 11,846 views

    Overcoming the Spirit of Division.

    THE DEVIL’S GOTTA DEADLINE! (THE SPIRIT OF DIVISION) INTRODUCTION: STARTED LOOKING AT THE DEVIL’S WRATH. A). “DEVIL HAS A GREAT WRATH AND HIS TIME IS SHORT.” (EXPLOSIVE) B). 2 CORINTHIANS 2:11 – PAUL EXPLAINS THE NEED TO KNOW OUR ENEMY 1). DEVICES – STRATEGY, SCHEMES ...read more

  • God's Righteousness, Or Yours?

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 104 ratings
     | 2,731 views

    A devotion for young believers/seekers

    JAMES 2:10 “FOR WHOEVER KEEPS THE WHOLE LAW AND YET STUMBLES IN ONE POINT, HE HAS BECOME GUILTY OF ALL.” ROMANS 10:5-13 “FOR MOSES WRITES THAT THE MAN WHO PRACTICES THE RIGHTEOUSNESS WHICH IS BASED ON LAW SHALL LIVE BY THAT RIGHTEOUSNESS. 6 BUT THE RIGHTEOUSNESS BASED ON FAITH SPEAKS THUS, ...read more

  • Do You Play Favorites? (Pt. 2)

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,238 views

    God doesn’t play favorites. We are all sinners, no matter how miniscule the sin seems to us. But we are also all loved by God.

    July 4, 1999 James 2:8-13 “Do you play favorites?” Part II Introduction - talk about stages of life that increase freedom (being able to walk, driving, moving out of the house; then we go back into bondage once we get married); Ben, my son, talks about being able to do whatever he wants to ...read more

  • Do You Play Favorites? (Pt. 1)

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,443 views

    In our treatment of people, we must see all people as equally valuable rather than treating some better than others because of how they might benefit us.

    James 2:1-13 “Do you play favorites?” June 27, 1999 Everybody has favorites. [Ask different people in the congregation what their favorite items are in these categories: food, ice cream, car, color, time of year, holiday]. When I was growing up, my mom had it pretty easy whenever she was getting ...read more