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  • The Face Of Favoritism Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on May 21, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,206 views

    After 8 months sidetrack, this message brings us back to James to hear his words about living and life. Favoritism is an ugly thing anywhere at anytime, but especially for God’s family.

    The Face of Favoritism James 2:1-13 * I recently read a story about a man who was the interim pastor of a church. He hadn’t been at the church for long, so the people didn’t know him very well yet. (Interim pastors are in a very unique position. Many times they have a lot more insight into what’s ...read more

  • Lawbreakers!

    Contributed by Tim Vamosi on Jan 7, 2011
     | 2,878 views

    We are all lawbreaking sinners in a desperate situation who find grace and mercy through the cross of Jesus.

    Open: OK, So today I want to start off today by asking a few rather personal questions. How many people would be willing to raise their hand in the presence of everyone here today -- in this very public setting admit to the fact that sometime during the course of their life they broke the law, ...read more

  • Judgment Please, Hold The Mercy - James 2:8-13 Series

    Contributed by Darrell Ferguson on Aug 28, 2021
    based on 1 rating
     | 435 views

    Showing mercy means giving people what they need rather than what they deserve. This message will help you enjoy receiving God’s mercy every day and will motivate you to show mercy to others—especially in your thoughts toward people.

    James 2:8 If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing right. 9 But if you show favoritism, you sin and are convicted by the law as lawbreakers. 10 For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of ...read more

  • You’re Out! Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jun 24, 2011
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     | 5,067 views

    One strike and you are out! Is that the game you want to play.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • I love baseball, I love everything about the game, I LOVED playing it, I love watching it, and I loved coaching it. • Baseball is fun for both athlete and nerd alike. It takes a lot of skill to hit a round ball with a round bat when the ball is doing all kinds of crazy ...read more

  • Faith Without Works Is Dead

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Apr 9, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 62,447 views

    Salvation is only through faith and the redeeming work and grace of God. However, I do say that if our faith is not accompanied by works, then we can’t say that we have a genuine faith.

    I want to start today’s service with a joke. There was this very rich man who lived in the United States, who had heard of a man that lived in France that was very famous for walking the tightrope. According to what he had heard, the Frenchman had the reputation of walking the tightrope at ...read more

  • The Living Dead

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on Feb 18, 2013
     | 2,514 views

    Holiness in Church (2:1-7) Holiness of the Heart (2:8-13) Holiness in Actions (2:14-18)

    Background Material James Biographical Info: • The author was James, Jesus’ half-brother; James and Christ had different Fathers (Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3). • James, also called James the Just, (Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3). • James was not a believer (John 7:3-5) until after the resurrection (Acts ...read more

  • The Cure For Discrimination Series

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Mar 9, 2013
     | 5,912 views

    Mercy is the cure for discrimination

    Mercy is the cure for discrimination. I grew up in a small city in south western Ontario called Sarnia. There were very few Chinese people in the city. In fact when my older sister was born my father received recognition from the mayor since she was the first Chinese born in the city. In school ...read more

  • Don’t Show Favoritism Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 16, 2012
    based on 187 ratings
     | 25,790 views

    1- God has chosen the poor to be rich in faith 2- God has given the royal law to be observed 3- God has determined mercy to be triumphant

    INTRO.- ILL.- Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in stores, restaurants, and vending machines in more than 200 countries. It is produced by The Coca-Cola Company of Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to simply as Coke (a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company in the United ...read more

  • Of Books And Covers Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Mar 29, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,494 views

    Judgmental discrimination is a significant sin. Jesus breaks down the barriers and we must follow his lead!

    1. Favoritism – Visitor Survey Back in the 1980’s, a man visited 18 different churches of differing beliefs to find out what churches are really like. The man said that he sat near the front. After each service he walked slowly to the rear; then returned to the front; and then back to ...read more

  • Be Changed By Christ Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 21, 2012
     | 4,612 views

    1. Jesus wants to give us new vision (vs. 1-7). 2. Jesus gives us new values (vs. 8-13).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 5: Be Changed by Christ James 2:1-13 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 11, 2012 *We generally don’t like change. As Mark Twain famously said, “The only person who likes change is a wet baby.” (1) *We don’t like ...read more

  • "Actions Speak Louder Than Anything"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,999 views

    A sermon about having "Jesus shaped faith."

    “Actions Speak Louder than Anything” James 2:1-18 Comedian Louis C.K. once said, “I have a lot of beliefs…And I live by none of them. That’s just the way I am. They’re just my beliefs. I just like believing them—I like that ...read more

  • Unfavortism

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Feb 27, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,869 views

    There’s a saying, ‘the clothes make the man’. Actually, that’s not true. Clothes don’t make the man; they make the opinion of the man. The stigma is that nicer looking, nicer dressed people are more important. And we see from the text today that things we

    UNFAVORITISM James 2:1-13 INTRODUCTION: There’s a saying, ‘the clothes make the man’. Actually, that’s not true. Clothes don’t make the man; they make the opinion of the man. There’s a certain image that’s portrayed when someone is dressed nice. And ...read more

  • Making A Good Showing Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Feb 10, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,723 views

    Are you prejudiced or just partial?

    “Faith That Works: Making A Good Showing” James 2:1-13 Suppose you agreed to make some visits on new residents in the South Haven area. You are given two names and addresses, but have time to make only one visit. You discover that the one address is in a very ritzy subdivision, the ...read more

  • Let's Do This! James 2

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 29, 2013
     | 2,543 views

    James tells us that if we want to pursue perfection in Jesus then we have to not show favoritism to others, we must have faith with action and by all means guard our tongues.

    Series: Let’s Do This! Summary of Let’s Do this pt 1! What did we learn last week? 1. We need to be like James and do this by being men and women of prayer. a. We need to have nicknames like “Old Camel Knees”. b. We need to understand what prayer will do for ...read more

  • Faith And Favouritism Series

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Oct 31, 2014
     | 4,334 views

    Looking at favouritism in the world and in the church and seeing it for what it is...a sin!

    [ILLUSTRATION] There’s a story about a Chicago bank that once asked for a letter of recommendation on a young Bostonian being considered for employment at the bank. They wrote the Boston investment house where he had worked and they could not say enough about the young man. They wrote ...read more