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  • Faith That Works Series

    Contributed by James Jack on Mar 1, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    Faith isn’t just an intellectual belief, it’s a trust that shows itself in a transformed life.

    Faith that works James 2:14-26 As most of you would know, Sydney Anglicans tend to get a bit of a bad write-up in the secular press. We’re derided as being bigoted, intolerant fundamentalists, by more “progressive” (read heretical) Christians. Now I’m a Sydney Anglican, and I’m proud of it, but more

  • A Profitable Faith. Series

    Contributed by James Mccullen on May 5, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    Some people do not see any benefits from being a Christian. Our faith is profitable, and we need to be able to share that in convincing manner. In this passage James gives some illustrations concerning a provable faith.

    A Profitable Faith. James 2:14-26 C:\MyData\JAM-OLD But Good\JAMES2-2.WPD {14} What use is it, my brethren, if a man says he has faith, but he has no works? Can that faith save him? {15} If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, {16} and one of you says to them, more

  • Vital Faith

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on May 22, 2005
    based on 15 ratings

    To be vital and biblical, faith must work. Faith without works is dead. Faith lived in loving generosity of spirit toward others is what God wants from His people

    Sermon for CATM - “Vital Faith” Recently my father had a medical procedure to correct a problem that he had with his heart. It was called an angioplasty. The flow of blood to his heart was 80% restricted and a heart attack was just waiting to happen. So the doctor inserted a catheter that more

  • Developing A Faith That Really Works! Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 25, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    To help you determine the authenticity of your faith, James gives two spiritual litmus tests in James 2:14-26. James gives two very practical and challenging marks of genuine faith.

    Scripture In research done by Darley and Batson at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1973, a group of theology students was told that they were to go across campus to deliver a sermon on the topic of the Good Samaritan. As part of the research, some of these students were told that they were late more

  • Faith That Saves Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jun 5, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Saving faith is more than something you say, feel, or think, it is something you do.

    Introduction: A. How many of you have heard of the great tightrope walker named Blondin? 1. For many years I’ve used his story to illustrate saving faith. 2. His story really captivates my mind and challenges my heart. 3. Blondin’s real name was Jean Francois Gravelet. He lived from more

  • Real Faith That Really Works Series

    Contributed by Steve Akins on Oct 4, 2006

    Reality Shows don’t show much reality

    Reality Shows don’t show much reality. 1. REALITY FAITH GOES BEYOND WHAT YOU SAY v. 14 Real faith is not just something you say, something you talk about. "Can that faith save him? Can such faith save him?" It doesn’t say he actually has faith, he just claims to have it. He talks about it. He more

  • The Quest For Righteousness

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Jul 17, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    People often misperceive righteousness as goodness or perfection. This sermon encourages righteousness as faith & actions combined... (Book of James.)

    When we read about righteous men and women of the Bible, such as King David, Father Abraham, even Rahab (a former prostitute!), we tend to forget their shortcomings and trick ourselves into believing that goodness and perfection determine how close we are to God! Illustrate the story of Moses at more

  • And They Will Know We Are Christians By Our Love

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Nov 11, 2002
    based on 45 ratings

    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 more

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

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 89 ratings

    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 more

  • Will Your Faith Get You To Heaven?

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    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 more

  • Fe Y Obras, ¿cuál Es El Problema? - I Series

    Contributed by Carlos Camarena on Apr 6, 2003
    based on 24 ratings

    Is James really against justification by faith? Let’s see what he’s got to say.

    Fe y obras, ¿cuál es el problema? - I Texto: Santiago 2:14-26 Lectura Bíblica: Hebreos 11:1-3 Por Carlos C. Camarena I. Introducción A. Al continuar en nuestro estudio en la epístola universal de Santiago, entramos a una sección que ha sido cuestión de debate desde la Reforma Protestante del more

  • Faith That Works Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Oct 22, 2003
    based on 10 ratings

    There’s no conflict between faith and works in the Bible- nor in James. Genuine faith will lead to works. (slight evangelistic edge to sermon)

    Faith that works. James 2:14-26. WBC 26/10/03am INTRODUCTION: Blondin (Jean Francoise Gravolet) B. 1824. was one of the greatest tightrope walkers of all time, and there are many legends told of feats he performed. One of the most often told stories of Blondin is of his crossing over the more

  • A Faith Too Big For Works

    Contributed by Timothy Schultz on Sep 20, 2003
    based on 15 ratings

    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 more

  • Do You Have A Counterfeit Faith?

    Contributed by Dylan Potter on Aug 21, 2003
    based on 8 ratings

    Authentic faith always bears good fruit!

    “Do You Have A Counterfeit Faith?” Counterfeit faith has four characteristics 1. No compassion 2. No conviction 3. No confidence 4. No courage No Compassion What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him? 15Suppose a brother or sister is more

  • Don't Just Sit There - Do Something!

    Contributed by Jyoti Banerjee on Aug 18, 2003
    based on 6 ratings

    Faith and works are not mutually exclusive - only two sides of the same coin.

    James 2 vv 14-26 Don’t just sit there. Do something! My dearest Sally, I love you more than anything else in the whole world. I would climb the highest mountain just to be with you. I would walk across the hottest desert just to be with you. I would swim the deepest ocean just to be with you. more