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  • Facebook Faith Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 25, 2014
     | 6,803 views

    The difference between "Facebook" faith and genuine faith

    Perhaps some of you Facebook users have seen some posts like these recently. [Show Facebook posts] There are also some similar emails that make the rounds from time to time as well – you know the ones where a person claims to love Jesus and challenges you to forward the email to your ...read more

  • What Should We Do When We See The Poor?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jun 23, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,424 views

    Here's a sermon to preach when your congregation needs to be reminded to help needy people.

    What Should We Do When We See The Poor? James 2:14-19 14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16and one of you says to them, "Depart in peace, be warmed ...read more

  • Saving Faith Series

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Mar 12, 2013
     | 4,832 views

    Real faith leads to real action.

    Real faith leads to real action. When I was going to university I often came home to my hometown on holidays. During one Christmas break, a young man started attending the church. I recognized him. His name was Alan and he was in my grade in the local high school we attended together. My friends ...read more

  • The Living Dead

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on Feb 18, 2013
     | 2,519 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

  • Tyranny Of The Good Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Apr 9, 2012
     | 2,268 views

    Priorities, grace, vision, others

    TYRANNY OF THE GOOD James 2: 14-17 (p855) February 12, 2012 INTRODUCTION: Here is an amazing statement I believe with all my heart…. “One of the worst enemies of Christians can be good things in the church.” Here is how David Platt begins his book “Radical ...read more

  • Avoiding Dead Faith Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on May 3, 2012
     | 4,293 views

    James continues to remind us that faith is active. It is not mere mental assent but obediently imitating God by loving our neighbors.

    1. Secret Service A man was coming out of church one day, and the preacher was standing at the door as he always is to shake hands. (You know. The preacher’s job is to: shake them in, shake them up, and shake them out!) Well, he grabbed the guy by the hand and pulled him aside. The preacher ...read more

  • Faithing - Faith Without Works Is Dead

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Sep 9, 2012
    based on 396 ratings
     | 87,200 views

    In the Christian life faith and works go together like inhaling and exhaling. Billy Graham stated it in these terms: Faith is taking the Gospel in; works is taking the Gospel out.

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service; there are four Scripture Readings before the Sermon. The Scripture Readings for this day were: Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23 ; Psalm 125 ; James 2:1-17 and Mark 7:24-37. Alexander Graham Bell was an amazingly talented person. He invented the ...read more

  • Faith By Itself

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Sep 8, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,748 views

    Sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

    James 2: 1 – 17 / Faith By Itself Intro: Have you ever wondered why the owners of Golden Corral chose that name for their restaurant. The word “Golden” conjures up in our minds the idea of great value, great wealth, ultimate, the pinnacle. - - - I don’t have a problem ...read more

  • Effort Demanded

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Sep 19, 2012
     | 2,534 views

    Faith plus Works produces miracles. It is not that God cannot work in any other manner, but generally, this is the method He chooses. So have a keen ear and be quick to do what He bids you to do. A miracle is just ahead if you will believe and obey.

    Esfuerzo Requerido (Effort Demanded) James (Stg.) 2:14-18 14 ¶ What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? (KJV) 14 Hermanos míos, ¿qué aprovechará si alguno dice que tiene fe, y no tiene obras? ¿Podrá la fe salvarle? ...read more

  • Is Your Faith Alive? Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 21, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,631 views

    1. Two pictures of dead faith: Deserted saints & Devilish spirits (vs. 15-20). 2. Two pictures of living faith: Abraham & Rahab (vs. 21-26). Abraham: Followed God; Put his future in God’s hands; Put his family in God’s hands.

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 6: Is Your Faith Alive? James 2:14-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 18, 2012 *Is your faith alive? -- This is an extremely important question, and James helps give us the answer. 1. He helps us first of all, by ...read more

  • "Actions Speak Louder Than Anything"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,010 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

  • Real Faith For Real Life (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Aug 24, 2013
     | 4,117 views

    This five part sermon series explores the book of James, which is all about where the rubber meets the road, and discovers what real faith looks like in real life. Each sermon is expository and alliterated. Power point is available.

    Real Faith for Real Life: James Two Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 10/7/2012 You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. It’s one of the oldest preacher stories around. But one day long ago, a world-renowned tightrope walker came to Niagara Falls and stretched ...read more

  • Let's Do This! James 2

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 29, 2013
     | 2,549 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 In Action Series

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Nov 12, 2014
     | 5,389 views

    My wife Lindsay, who co-pastors with me preached this sermon in my series and took on this challenging passage about faith and works.James’ readers gave lip service to the faith and then went home and did as they pleased. Applicable for today's church.

    Our passage today from James talks about this often controversial passage from James of faith and action. I would like to read it from Eugene Peterson’s paraphrase (The Message) this morning and then we will look at 3 sections individually from the NLT version. James 2:14-26The ...read more

  • Works Could Be A Sign Of Faith

    Contributed by Leslie Tarlton on Jan 19, 2014
     | 3,373 views

    An Expositional Series on the Book of James

    Works Could be a Sign of Faith James 2:10-26 Many times I have asked myself, after meeting someone; “I wonder if this person is saved?” Can you know if someone is saved? Maybe not, but there are in the Bible signs that accompany salvation that point in the direction of someone ...read more