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  • Do Nothing Faith Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 56 ratings
     | 3,048 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 Verdict Is In Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 4,608 views

    In this passage James puts the faith only doctrine on trial and we the jury must make our verdict (real faith - For The Real World - part 4).

    "The Verdict Is In - Faith Works Bridge The Gap!" TEXT: JAMES 2:14-26 Both lawyers with great skill have presented their cases and with precision eloquence concluded their closing arguments. The defense and prosecuting teams stand - the jury is escorted out and the wait for the verdict ...read more

  • What Is Real Faith? Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Apr 29, 2001
    based on 150 ratings
     | 6,161 views

    What is the difference in a stillborn faith and saving faith?

    “What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for ...read more

  • The Works Of Faith

    Contributed by James May on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 6,156 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

  • Dead Useless Faith

    Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Jul 19, 2001
    based on 90 ratings
     | 6,335 views

    This sermon is an encouragement to put our faith into action.

    James 2:14-26 "Dead, Useless Faith" By Pastor Mark Hiehle At the end of every year, businesses pause to evaluate themselves. How did they fair over the last year? Did they make a profit, stay the same or did they lose money? What successes did they achieve and what mistakes did they make? ...read more

  • Salvation: Received By Faith; Demonstrated By Works; Forever By Grace

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 118 ratings
     | 13,348 views

    Romans 4:1-8 and James 2:14-26 do not contradict each other.

    Listen to these two verses and think to yourself whether or not they contradict each other: "But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness" (Romans 4:5). "Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone" (James ...read more

  • Let'em Work, Let'em Live

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,259 views

    To please God, our faith must be followed by action.

    LET’EM WORK, LET’EM LIVE JAMES 2: 14 – 26 AUGUST 12, 2001 INTRODUCTION: Story of lil Leroy and the birthday bicycle. TRANSITION THOUGHT: Is it possible for Christ to save me from the perils of wickedness without saving me for the cause of goodness? Is Christianity mere mental assent to a fact of ...read more

  • Faith...takes A Licking And Keeps On Ticking

    Contributed by Jerry Vargo on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 450 ratings
     | 143,569 views

    How to grow in Christlike Faith

    If you use any or all of this message--would you be willing to fire off a quick email to:pastorjerryvargo@juno.com? I would like to have an idea of how often my sermons are actually being preached to strengthen the Body of Christ. Thanks! Faith…Takes A Licking And Keeps On Ticking! Pastor Jerry ...read more

  • Faith That Works

    Contributed by William Rushing on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 11,170 views

    James talks about three kinds of faith.

    I. Introduction a. There is a large controversy between Faith and Works. Many churches say you must have works to get to heaven, others say it is “Faith Alone” that saves. i. Paul states in Ephesians 2:8-9, “For if is by grace you have been saved through faith; and that nor of yourselves, if is ...read more

  • The Real Thing

    Contributed by Stephen Rice on Jun 28, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,287 views

    A challenge to live the Real Thing! Not this fake, go to church, get excited after youth camp sort of faith.

    We all know the story of Abraham and Isaac, how God told him to the mountain and sacrifice his son. Abraham proceeded as told and took Isaac up, having been asked by his son Where the lamb for the offering was, Abraham just could say that God would provide. As they reached the top, Abraham bound ...read more

  • Back To The Basics

    Contributed by Todd White on Dec 15, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,891 views

    Churches need to stop trying to be "trendy" and get back to the Main Thing God put the church here to do.

    BACK TO THE BASICS by Todd W. White, Pastor of South Heights Baptist Church, Sapulpa, Oklahoma. "Back to the Basics!" is the cry so often heard in the world today. Whether it be in reference to school curricula, family values, or business practices, there is definitely a move in some circles ...read more

  • "Screen Door On A Submarine"

    Contributed by David Washburn on Jan 13, 2002
    based on 118 ratings
     | 6,908 views

    "Faith without works is like a song you can’t sing, it’s about as useless as a screen door on a submarine."

    You may have heard our music group sing the song, “Screen Door on a Submarine.” Part of it goes like this: Faith without works is like a song you can’t sing, it’s about as useless as a screen door on a submarine. Rich Mullins wrote that song with this morning’s scripture in mind, because James ...read more

  • Getting Hungry

    Contributed by Wayde Wilson on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 158 ratings
     | 22,355 views

    Unfortunately, we are not only physically spoiled in America, we are also Spiritually spoiled.

    “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” – Jesus from the Beatitudes, Matthew 5:6 · Each North American produces an average of three and a half pounds of garbage per day. · Five million extra tons of trash is produced between Thanksgiving and New Years ...read more

  • Being A Do-Gooder Doesn't Get It!

    Contributed by Dewayne Gamez on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,538 views

    You cannot enter heaven based upon your works alone, nor can you get there with a dead faith !!!

    Works Are A Response To Our Faith James 2:14-26 How many of us know someone that honestly believes that they can get to heaven as a result of their good deeds? I think that we all have met someone like that, haven’t we? I am saddened when I hear about these people. They truly are lost in all ...read more

  • Is Your Faith Alive Or Dead? Series

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 27, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 7,922 views

    How can you know for sure if you are a Christian? James has a pretty good idea . . .

    Is Your Faith Alive or Dead? James 2:14-26 Suppose I were to stand before you today and hold up this object (in this case, a piece of chewing gum) and tell you that it is a piece of gum. How would you know that what I am saying is true? You could assume that I am telling the truth because you ...read more