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  • All People Matter To God Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Jul 25, 2010
     | 7,504 views

    James speaks abruptly to believers who recognize status. This message teaches that all people matter because the ground is level at the cross.

    All People Matter To God James 2:1-12 * Let’s begin tonight by reviewing our “Core Values”. 1) The Bible is our guide book. 2) God loves us and has a plan for us. 3) All People matter to God. 4) We seek to honor God in all we do. 5) The Local church (that’s us) is the hope of the world. We ...read more

  • According To Jim - Pt. 2 Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Jul 14, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,399 views

    Advice from a friend . . . it can be extremely helpful and life changing if listened to and applied. Jim has a lot to teach us.

    According to Jim Pt. 2 Introduction Practical advice for practical living! Wisdom that we often fail to apply or live out and therefore we pay the price. Let’s listen and learn! James 2:1-9 1My brothers, as believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ, don’t show favoritism. 2Suppose a man ...read more

  • No Favorites

    Contributed by Tim Vamosi on Jan 7, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,822 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

  • Lawbreakers!

    Contributed by Tim Vamosi on Jan 7, 2011
     | 2,878 views

    We are all lawbreaking sinners in a desperate situation who find grace and mercy through the cross of Jesus.

    Open: OK, So today I want to start off today by asking a few rather personal questions. How many people would be willing to raise their hand in the presence of everyone here today -- in this very public setting admit to the fact that sometime during the course of their life they broke the law, ...read more

  • Faith Without Works Is Dead

    Contributed by Jose R. Hernandez on Apr 9, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 62,447 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

  • How To Treat People Right

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jul 3, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,404 views

    Loving and accepting all is a good way to demonstrate love to people.

    How to Treat People Right May 20, 2007 Immanuel So. Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: Loving and accepting all is a good way to demonstrate love to people. Read: James 2:1-13 Define “Favoritism”. v. 1 "My brothers, as believers in our glorious Lord Jesus ...read more

  • Unfavortism

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Feb 27, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,869 views

    There’s a saying, ‘the clothes make the man’. Actually, that’s not true. Clothes don’t make the man; they make the opinion of the man. The stigma is that nicer looking, nicer dressed people are more important. And we see from the text today that things we

    UNFAVORITISM James 2:1-13 INTRODUCTION: There’s a saying, ‘the clothes make the man’. Actually, that’s not true. Clothes don’t make the man; they make the opinion of the man. There’s a certain image that’s portrayed when someone is dressed nice. And ...read more

  • Be Changed By Christ Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 21, 2012
     | 4,612 views

    1. Jesus wants to give us new vision (vs. 1-7). 2. Jesus gives us new values (vs. 8-13).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 5: Be Changed by Christ James 2:1-13 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 11, 2012 *We generally don’t like change. As Mark Twain famously said, “The only person who likes change is a wet baby.” (1) *We don’t like ...read more

  • "Actions Speak Louder Than Anything"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 6, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,999 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

  • Faith By Itself

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Sep 8, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,745 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

  • Faithing - Faith Without Works Is Dead

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Sep 9, 2012
    based on 396 ratings
     | 87,177 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

  • Equal In God’s Eyes Series

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Sep 28, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,709 views

    We need to see others the way that God sees them.

    September 30, 2012 Morning Worship Text: James 2:1-13 Subject: Favoritism Title: Equal in God’s Eyes I grew up in a turbulent time – the 60’s. We saw the attack on our culture from the enemy through music and movies. We saw the assassination of a president. We saw an unpopular war being ...read more

  • The Cure For Discrimination Series

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Mar 9, 2013
     | 5,912 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

  • The Living Dead

    Contributed by Leonard Cook on Feb 18, 2013
     | 2,514 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

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

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jun 29, 2015
     | 3,440 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