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  • Refusing To Play Favorites Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Feb 15, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 11,880 views

    If you want God’s favor, don’t treat people with favoritism.

    Over 30 years ago, when I was serving on a church staff in the Chicago area, Paul Harvey, the nationally recognized radio personality, attended one of our services. Harvey passed away in 2009 and had a radio show for over 50 years, reaching 26 million people a week. As soon as the service was ...read more

  • Showing Favouritism

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,177 views

    Introductory Comments 1.

    Introductory Comments 1. I needed help but I did not know whether I would get it. I did not think they would let me in their house. 2. I had still been in bed when Diane came in with an urgent problem. She was supposed to be detassling corn but she could not find the field she was to be ...read more

  • How To Learn The Right Lessons From Every Situation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,414 views

    Allow the Lord to teach you His will through every circumstance, relationship and personal problem.

    How to Learn the Right Lessons from Every Situation (James 2:1-5) How do we allow the Lord to teach you His will through every circumstance, relationship and personal problem? Illustration:Learning usually passes through three states. In the beginning you learn the right answers. In the ...read more

  • What Are Some Of The Considerations We Should Make In Relating To People Of Different Economic Classes?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,400 views

    The following are some Biblical solutions for overcoming the problems involved in relating to different people of different ECONOMIC CLASSES: 1.

    The following are some Biblical solutions for overcoming the problems involved in relating to different people of different ECONOMIC CLASSES: 1. Ask for the Lord's help in overcoming any tendency to show favoritism to your own people. James wrote, "My brothers, as believers in our glorious Lord ...read more

  • Your Relationships + God's Standards = True Freedom

    Contributed by Dan Chromy on Oct 26, 2000
    based on 58 ratings
     | 7,045 views

    You will only find true freedom in the way you conduct your relationships with others when you abide by God's standards for your realtionships.

    What motivates your relationships with the people you meet throughout your lifetime? By what standards do you measure your relationships with others? What standards does God want for your relationships with other people? The world would have you believe that your relationships with others ...read more

  • Whose Side Are You On? - James 2:5-7 Series

    Contributed by Darrell Ferguson on Aug 28, 2021
     | 883 views

    The key to loving people and treating them the way God wants us to treat them lies in what we value.

    James 2:1 My brothers, as believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ, don’t show favoritism. 2 Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in shabby clothes also comes in. 3 If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, ...read more

  • The Strange Case Of The Snooty Usher

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Jul 19, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 28,492 views

    A classic sermon by Adrian Rogers declaring the church should be a place where "everybody is somebody and Jesus Christ is Lord."

    This sermon from the Adrian Rogers Legacy Library © 2010 Rogers Family Trust. Used by permission. www.pastortraining.com www.adrianrogerslibrary.com Introduction Take your Bibles, please, and turn if you will to James chapter 2. We worked our way through James chapter 1. As we continue our ...read more

  • Image Is Everything Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 24, 2019
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,995 views

    We live in an image-driven culture and our churches seem to be buying into the concept in their efforts to reach people, but more than ever, what people need is for us to be genuine followers of Christ. Consider these thoughts from our Family Minister Scott Jewell.

    *Disclaimer- You need to know your audience to do what I did. It could probably be tamed down with wearing just a pair of sunglasses. I started behind the closed doors at the entrance of the sanctuary. When the entrance music for WWE’s The Big Show started to play, I flung the doors open and ...read more

  • Reasons Why Friendliness Toward All Others Is So Important! Series

    Contributed by John Wright on Feb 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,118 views

    James warns against showing friendliness to some vistors to the service and then not being as friendly to others as we should.

    INTRODUCTION 1. Open your bible to James 2:1&ff. Do you make an effort to shake hands and be friendly with everyone that comes to the services of the church? Or do you just come and go and speak to only a few others? Is there anyone in this building that you haven’t already shook hands ...read more

  • The Triumph Of Mercy Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Mar 15, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,905 views

    God wants us to extend His love and mercy to everyone, regardless of their status in life.

    The Triumph of Mercy James 2:1-13 Intro: Our country was founded on principles of equality and justice. The Declaration of Independence states, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable ...read more

  • God Doesn't Play Games Series

    Contributed by Monte Brown on Feb 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,079 views

    God’s Word certainly points out for us what sin is and names it clearly, but God’s Word also helps us to make right decisions about life.

    Review Week before last we started our series of messages called “Raising the Standard.” The first message was entitled “What’s Your Standard.” We found out that things like lying, living together, stealing, murder, abortion, hatred, and all sorts of other ...read more

  • Lessons For The Materializing Church -- Part 6 Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 15, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,303 views

    8 REASONS IT IS WRONG TO SHOW FAVORITISM AS A BELIEVER OR IN THE CHURCH

    WHAT’S WRONG WITH FAVORITISM? James 2:1-13 8 REASONS IT IS WRONG TO SHOW FAVORITISM AS A BELIEVER OR IN THE CHURCH Favoritism is not consistent with the teaching of Christ. We need to understand that James is dealing with family business We need to understand that James is dealing ...read more

  • No Favorites

    Contributed by Tim Vamosi on Jan 7, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,679 views

    don’t assume that one person is more important than another – don’t treat people differently.

    "No Favorites" James 2:1-13 OPEN: So today we are going to continue our expository study through the book of James and this morning we are starting into chapter two of this marvelous book. This morning Pastor James -- the pastor of the church in Jerusalem - wants to talk to us about the ...read more

  • Faith Without Works Is Dead

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Apr 9, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 62,140 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 Royal Law Of Love Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 113 ratings
     | 7,397 views

    How to overcome prejudice and favoritism with love.

    The Royal Law of Love (Christian Survivor Series; Living Godly in a Godless World) Having a Christlike attitude is possible if we choose to live under the royal law of love James 2.1-13 February 11, 2000 1My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with ...read more