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  • Because, You Can't Just Sit There

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jan 31, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 5,923 views

    A call to the church to see the past vision and to find today’s vision for our church.

    Because, you can’t just sit there James 2:14-18 Today we are continuing on a line of thought we started 2 Sundays ago. I have been leading you down a path and pointing out the things that God has placed along the way. I have been pointing out that you have to read the map for yourself. so that ...read more

  • Part 5 Of 6: Idle Caring Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 8, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,452 views

    Call to compassion with action.

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 5 of 6: Idle Caring James 2:15-16 "Suppose you see a brother or sister who needs food or clothing, and you say, "Well, good-bye and God bless you; stay warm and eat well"—but then you don’t give that person any food or clothing. ...read more

  • What About Faith And Good Works? (Part 1)

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Apr 1, 2001
    based on 110 ratings
     | 5,033 views

    This morning our focus is going to be on verses 14-17, in chapter two. In this section of the passage we find an assumption (v.14), an analogy (vv. 15-16), and an application (v.17). Included is a historical looks at the relationship between James and Paul.

    What About Faith and Good Works? An Answer to the believer James 2:14-17 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church April 1, 2001 Introduction: We’ve spent the last couple of weeks tackling an issue that many people, present company excluded of course, would like to avoid. We ...read more

  • The Works Of Faith

    Contributed by James May on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,901 views

    Faith without works is dead so living faith must produce righteous works.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • Do Nothing Faith Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 2,953 views

    What kind of faith do you have?

    Do Nothing Faith James 2:14-26 I. Complete faith A. Intellectual faith 1. an intelligent knowing 2. admits that God is real 3. not an overall commitment/relationship 4. even the demons believe B. Works/Deeds 1. By themselves do not make for faith 2. When driven by faith, are ...read more

  • The Road To Success- James 2:14-26 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 29,654 views

    Success in life comes from the following equation: Faith + works = success. The opposite also applies: Faith – Works, or Work – Faith = no success only failure in life.

    The Road to Success in Life Thesis: Success in life comes from the following equation: Faith + works = success. The opposite also applies Faith – Works, or Work – Faith = no success only failure in life. Text: James 2:14-26 NIV: 14What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but ...read more

  • And They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Love

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 10,658 views

    What we believe - our faith - is acted out in service to others.

    I want to ask you a couple of questions and then I want to present you with a challenge. The questions are these: Do you love the Lord? Have you accepted Jesus as the rescuer and guide of your life? Do you want to be a disciple of Jesus and follow him? Then here’s your challenge: Put your money ...read more

  • Formative Service Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,919 views

    Our faith is demonstrated by our service to others, and it one of the ways God forms us into mature Christians

    Habits that lead to Christian Maturity Formative Service In Lent we went through a series called “Habits That Lead to Christian Maturity”, we looked at formative reading, formative prayer, Formative Fellowship, and Formative Worship. We felt like we needed to stay with Worship for a while, so we ...read more

  • Faith That Fails Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Sep 15, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 6,936 views

    The fourth of six on James. Not all faith is powerful. There is a faith that fails. There is a faith that is worthless. James says that faith without works is dead. The deeds we do are the natural outgrowth of our faith. If there are no deeds, no wo

    Faith that Fails Not all faith is powerful. There is a faith that fails. There is a faith that is worthless. James says that faith without works is dead. The deeds we do are the natural outgrowth of our faith. If there are no deeds, no works of the flesh, then there is no real faith because ...read more

  • Saved By Faith Or Works

    Contributed by Jack Whitehead on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,178 views

    This sermon is for people who believe the Bible controdicts itself.

    Faith that Saves Are you saved by faith alone; or by faith plus the works that you do. It has been said that the Bible is a book full of contradictions, and that the writers teach one thing in one book or verse, and another thing in another book or verse. Take for instance the Teaching of the ...read more

  • James Chapter 2

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on May 21, 2003
    based on 135 ratings
     | 11,528 views

    We treat the Word of God like an All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet. We pick up and take the things that appeal to us, but leave behind and untouched things that challenge us. Why have 10 Commandments when you can enjoy only 8?

    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 stand in line in the buffet and pick all those things we wanted to eat -- shrimp, crab, clams, hushpuppies, French ...read more

  • A Faith Too Big For Works

    Contributed by Timothy Schultz on Sep 20, 2003
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,157 views

    A neglected friendship teaches that faith and works must be the "best of friends."

    On a pleasant leisurely day this past summer, I drove my car up the steep hill on Urf Road in the little town of Cowlesville, and stopped by the childhood home of my best friend from middle school, Bret. Bret and I spent a lot of time together during the summers and did the kinds of things that ...read more

  • The Christian Life Evidence Not Mystery

    Contributed by John Baggett on Jul 11, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 8,626 views

    VBS detective theme Important evidences believers have if truly a Christian. I realize the # of evidences are too lengthy for 1 sermon I choose 3 we could benefit from. Faith that produces works. Love that produces sacrifice. Dicipleship that continue

    The Christian Life EVIDENCE not MYSTERY As you look around you today you might feel as though you just stepped off a plane that landed in London. You might see a replica of Big Ben that famous tall clock or you might spy the scenery of a street side cafe similar to what one would expect to see in ...read more

  • Will Your Faith Get You To Heaven?

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,438 views

    James is battling those who say you are saved by faith and can live as you want.

    WILL YOUR FAITH GET YOU TO HEAVEN? James 2:14-26 This is the passage that some people believe that James contradicts Paul. It seems on the surface that this is true. In Romans 3:28, Paul specifically says that a person is justified by faith without the works of the law. Yet we are told by James ...read more

  • Faith And Works: Complimentary Or Contradictory?

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,735 views

    To prove that Biblical faith is an obedient, active faith; thus, Christians must “show their faith by their works.”

    Faith and Works: Complimentary or Contradictory? Text: James 2.14-26 Thesis: To prove that Biblical faith is an obedient, active faith; thus, Christians must “show their faith by their works.” Introduction: (1) There are those who would contend that “faith alone” is what saves an ...read more