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  • The Devil Goes To Church Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Jul 12, 2008
    based on 17 ratings

    Uncontrolled speech may reveal a devilish heart that has never been regenerated. James challenges us to review our heart by examining our speech to determined our relationship to the Master.

    JAMES 3:5b, 6 THE DEVIL GOES TO CHURCH “How great a forest is set ablaze by such a small fire! And the tongue is a fire, a world of unrighteousness. The tongue is set among our members, staining the whole body, setting on fire the entire course of life, and set on fire by hell.” At 9:00 more

  • The Great Troublemaker

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 11, 2008
    based on 15 ratings

    A message on the problems we have with our tongue.

    THE GREAT TROUBLEMAKER James 3:1-2 INTRO: If this message is preached on Sunday night, announce that morning that you are going to expose the greatest troublemaker in the church that night. Probably the greatest offender of our body is the more

  • Small But Powerful Series

    Contributed by Jeremias Fababier on Sep 1, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    The power that lies in our tongue. it could destroy or build lives

    TOPIC: SMALL BUT POWERFUL Text: James 3:1-12 Introduction: Ano Ang pinakamabigat na tinapay? Hopia! Ano ang isa sa pinakamakamandag na hayop? (ILL. Most Potent Venom – A scientist has found out that poison from the skin of a tiny South American tree frog is far more toxic than any other more

  • A Sack Full Of Feathers Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Oct 18, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Words fly away like feathers freed from a sack. It is important to keep a check on our words

    A Sack full of Feathers James 3:1-12 This morning we are back on the subject of a faith that works. We have been looking into the book of James and dealing with the direct teaching about faith and trials and expectations. According To James self-control is a part of our faith as Christians more

  • The Petite, Powerful And Perverse Tongue Series

    Contributed by Michael Karpf on Dec 6, 2008

    The tongue is a small part of the body, but can cause more destruction than any other part of the body when it is out of control

    THE PETITE, POWERFUL AND PERVERSE TONGUE James 3:1-12 I would like everyone to do something I’ve never asked you to do again. Stick out your tongue. And keep it out. Not very pretty is it? A small part of your body. But just think of what you could not do if you didn’t have a tongue. For more

  • #1: Sticks And Stones May Break Bones, But Words Will Kill! Series

    Contributed by Kirk Devine on Oct 13, 2008
    based on 38 ratings

    This series deals with issue of being a Christian in more than name only. These messages are designed to show the believer what it really means to be a child of God and a called out disciple.

    STICKS AND STONES MAY BREAK BONES; BUT WORDS WILL KILL JAMES 3:1-12 (Series Theme: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27) As we head into the final stretch of this presidential political campaign season, people will be paying particularly close attention to what each candidate is saying about the more

  • Tongue Full Of Poison Series

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Oh that we would learn to tame the tongue!

    “Tongue Full of Poison” James 3:1-12 Introduction At a national spelling contest in Washington an incident occurred that made me feel good—and made me wonder. In the fourth round of the contest, Rosalie Elliot, then an eleven-year-old from South Carolina, was asked to spell avowal. In her soft more

  • Stewardship Of Our Words Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 17, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    Stewardship is not only about how we manage our money; but we are also stewards of how we manage our tongues. The powerful influence of our words is examined in the light of James’ exhortation.

    Stewardship of Our Words James 3:1-12 6-29-08 Intro When I was about 8 years old my friends were joining the Cub Scouts. I wanted to be with them so I asked my mother if I could join too. I didn’t know why at the time; but she tried to talk me out of it. But then I would see my friends at more

  • Powerful Words Series

    Contributed by Travis Jarrett on Oct 19, 2009

    Part 5 of 7 in our teaching series, "TRUE RELIGION" For more information, email or visit

    To watch/listen to this message online go to or contact **NOTE: THIS IS A CONCEPT OUTLINE FOR THIS MESSAGE. GRAPHICS AND MULTIMEDIA ARE AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT THIS SERIES. :: Powerful Words I hate you -- you disgust me -- I wish you had never been born -- I more

  • Taming A Wild Tongue Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    The first section of chapter 3 dealing with our speech but in the context of "active" Christian living for others not a totally separate secton

    Speech is the most creative and most destructive force in all of creation. Two little words, "God said" repeated 13 times in Genesis 1-3 and we have our current situation. Our paradise created with us in mind has been stripped away because of our sin and we bear the punishment for it. It is our more

  • Using Your Tongue For Good

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Sep 13, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    God has given us a wonderful gift of a tongue. Unfortunately without God’s influence it is used for evil...this sermon explores how God influences our tongue to be used for good.

    Many years ago in a Scottish village a man shared stories that he had heard about another man. He didn’t care to check that what passed his lips were true. When the story got around the village, it utterly destroyed the other man. His family, his job and his integrity were all devastated by the more

  • Tongue Taming Challenges

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Sep 12, 2009
    based on 8 ratings

    Ordinary Proper 19: We face an uphill battle as we consider the challenge of getting our tongue - our speech - under control. But that is precisely what St. James exhorts us to do!

    Words matter - they matter a lot. In order to uncover the processes that destroy unions, marital researchers studied couples over the course of years, and even decades, and retraced the star-crossed steps of those who had split up back to their wedding day. What they discovered is unsettling. None more

  • "Weapon Of Mass Destruction (Wmd)"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Sep 13, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that mature Christians can be idenified by their speech.

    13 September 2009 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris 504th Compound’s Multi-Purpose Facility C.O. B. Adder Tallill, Iraq BIG IDEA: There is a direct correlation between spiritual maturity and a disciplined tongue; and spiritual immaturity and an undisciplined tongue (or a Christian who more

  • Are You Burning Or Building The Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Sep 9, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    James in chapter 3, makes the point that the tongue is a great destroyer in the church, if not controlled. And at the same time can be a great builder as well, if used with Godly wisdom.

    Are You Burning or Building the Kingdom? James 3:1-12 Intro One of the greatest things about our society is that we are a people that like to build, especially here in America. If someone builds a bigger building than we do, we simply build one bigger. You only have to look into the more

  • What A Christian Says

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Jun 3, 2009
    based on 4 ratings


    A young pastor tells the story of his infant son and a ham sandwich. As ham sandwiches go, he said it was perfection. A thick slab of ham, a fresh bun, crisp lettuce and plenty of expensive, light brown, gourmet mustard. The corners of his jaw(s) ached in anticipation, He carried this precious more