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  • Faith And Favouritism Series

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Oct 31, 2014
     | 4,420 views

    Looking at favouritism in the world and in the church and seeing it for what it is...a sin!

    [ILLUSTRATION] There’s a story about a Chicago bank that once asked for a letter of recommendation on a young Bostonian being considered for employment at the bank. They wrote the Boston investment house where he had worked and they could not say enough about the young man. They wrote ...read more

  • Having No Mercy For Others, Only For Ourselves

    Contributed by Lay Man on Jun 15, 2015
     | 2,473 views

    Because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. – James 2:13

    Because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. – James 2:13 We all have been shown great mercy in our lives. God has shown great compassion and forgiveness towards us in not counting our sins against us. We were in a place were God was ready to punish us ...read more

  • The Living Dead

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on Feb 18, 2013
     | 2,607 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

  • The Cure For Discrimination Series

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Mar 9, 2013
     | 6,074 views

    Mercy is the cure for discrimination

    Mercy is the cure for discrimination. I grew up in a small city in south western Ontario called Sarnia. There were very few Chinese people in the city. In fact when my older sister was born my father received recognition from the mayor since she was the first Chinese born in the city. In school ...read more

  • “pure Religion Rejoices With The People Of God” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 29, 2015
     | 3,565 views

    James tells us that pure religion sees the ground as level at the foot of the cross.

    “Honor God by accepting each other, as Christ has accepted you.” - Romans 15:7 (CEV) In discussing “pure religion,” James shares the same idea as Paul. Pure religion recognizes the “ground is level at the foot of the cross.” 1. An exhortation - v. 1 By ...read more

  • Rich Man, Poor Man Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on May 28, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,446 views

    Rich Man, Poor Man - James chapter 2 verses 1-13 - sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). The Principle Stated (vs 1). (2). The Principle Illustrated (vs 2-4) (3). The Principle Explained (vs 5-11) (3). Principle Applied (vs 12-13). SERMON BODY Ill: • We have expression that goes; ‘blind justice’. • It comes from the Greek statue for justice, which is ...read more

  • Poverty Is An Opportunity For Generosity Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Mar 28, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,292 views

    Part 5 of the Sermon Series, "Rich Man Poor Man in Proverbs"

    "The poor is disliked even by his neighbor, but the rich has many friends. Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor. Do they not go astray who devise evil? Those who devise good meet steadfast love and faithfulness. In all toil there is profit, but ...read more

  • How To Be Real In Human Relationships Series

    Contributed by George Bannister on Sep 1, 2018
     | 4,608 views

    Sermon on James 2:1-26

    Series Title: Being Real an Automated World How to be Real in Human Relationships James 2:1 – 26 1 My dear brothers and sisters, how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favor some people over others? 2 For example, suppose someone comes into your meeting ...read more

  • Faith Alone

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Sep 4, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,251 views

    Faith in God alone is the determining factor for membership in the kingdom of God.

    Faith Alone James 2: 1 - 10 Intro: There is a wonderful story about a Chicago bank that once asked for a letter of recommendation on a young Bostonian being considered for employment. The Boston investment house could not say enough about the young man. His father, they wrote, was a Cabot; his ...read more

  • Faith Or Works? Series

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Sep 12, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 6,651 views

    In James 2, we see one of the most challenging passages of Scripture. However, when seen in context, James' point becomes clear and understood.

    The English language can be a very challenging language to learn. Part of that is because many ordinary words that we use in everyday conversation can have many different meanings. Take the word “run,” for example, which according to dictionary.com, has over 179 different meanings for the word. ...read more

  • James 2 - Let's Do It! Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Sep 16, 2018
     | 6,191 views

    The church needs to put faith in action by ruthlessly rooting out the disease of pride and prejudice, favoritism in its body. Why? Because it is infecting others and causing death not life. This chapter is clear separate faith and works and you get a dead corpse.

    Series: James – Let’s do it! Thesis of Book: The message of the book is “Let’s do it – live the faith – put it into action! The half-brother of Jesus is speaking to the scattered Jewish Christians across the nations – they were scattered right after Stephen was killed. James tells these Christians ...read more

  • Taking Inventory Of Our Prejudices And Biases

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Jul 18, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,300 views

    If we are honest with ourselves we admit that we all have some form of prejudices.

    Mid-week Message/Devotion July 18, 2018 James 2:1-13 2nd in a series Taking Inventory of our Prejudices and Biases Have we got preferences? Have we got prejudices and biases, with others that we come in contact with at work, while shopping, at church, even our neighbors. I think, if ...read more

  • Genuine Faith Sees People The Way God Does Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jun 20, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,623 views

    
If we see people the way God sees people: We won’t discriminate based on externals. Look at the marginalized with compassion. Treat others with the same mercy we desire

    Genuine Faith sees people the way God does 2:1-13 “What we do is what we actually believe…everything else is just talk. ?If we see people the way God sees people: 1. We won’t discriminate based on externals. 2:1-4 ? 2. Look at the marginalized with compassion. 2:5-7 ...read more

  • Giving Is Helping Others Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Nov 1, 2017
     | 5,029 views

    We respond to God’s grace when we look beyond ourselves, see the needs of others and strive to met those needs.

    James 2:8, 14-17. “Giving is Helping Others” INTRODUCTION We come to the fourth and final Sunday of our Stewardship Emphasis Program. Within the theme “Giving Is ...” we’ve highlighted that giving and stewardship is “Praising God,” “Loving Our Neighbor,” “Serving Jesus,” and “Helping ...read more

  • No Condemnation

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Jul 25, 2017
     | 4,545 views

    Believers need to be established in the grace of God in order to live a stable Christian life. Pastor shares his observations from being in a legalistic church; then gives biblical teaching on the freedom Christians have from condemnation because of what

    Romans 8:1 11/6/16 Our text is Romans 8:1 1 “Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus” (NIV).i In 1962 I received the Lord at an old fashion Pentecostal church. Those leading that congregation knew how to invite the Lord’s presence into a service. I am so ...read more