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  • Wisdom From Above Series

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Oct 3, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon on wisdom. James says that God gave us our bodies to receive gifts from Him, and wisdom is just one of those things. This sermon also describes and applies the wisdom from above

    As a kid, did your parents ever put soap in your mouth? I can admit that it once happened to me. It is one of the earliest memories that I have. I can still remember sitting on the bathroom counter of our apartment, with a bitter, unpleasant, ivory colored bar of soap in my mouth that more

  • Redeemed How I Love To Proclaim It Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jul 10, 2018

    Message 3 in our exposition of Colossians focusing on our great redemption in Jesus.

    Chico Alliance Church “Redeemed How I Love to Proclaim It” Introduction Not many of us have experienced actual imprisonment. We can only imagine what it might be like. There are Christians all over the world experiencing such punishment even as we meet this morning. There are more more

  • How To Improve Your Marriage

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on Mar 2, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    So many people are hurting in their marriages today. This simple, yet in-depth message, can help married couples enrich their relationships and find peace in troubled times.

    o The Bible has a lot to say about "Words" o Words are the "Currency of Life o Imagine a world without words… I. A MAN'S STOMACH IS FILLED WITH THE PRODUCE OF HIS MOUTH! A. Life and Death are in the power of our tongues. - Proverbs 18:20-22 1. Our words are seeds - V.20 2. Every word more

  • Uprooting Bitter Roots 1 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 14, 2018

    This message addresses the second deadly virus in the family - Bitterness. These messages were also part of a series on Future Focus Present Faithfulness.

    “Uprooting Bitter Roots” Hebrews 12 addresses three specific life goals to consider as individuals and as a church family. It is my hope that they will guide the direction of our church family throughout the year. a) Promote Healing among the body b) Pursue peace with ALL men c) Pursue more

  • Wisdom From Above Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Apr 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    How do we get wisdom, and once we’ve got it, how do we show in our lives that we have it?

    We’ve seen, over the past few weeks, the importance of wisdom for life. Godly wisdom will lead us along paths that lead to life. We’ve also seen that the alternative to following God’s wisdom, choosing to live foolishly in God’s world, is to risk our lives. Well clearly it’s better to be wise more

  • "Ambition And High Hopes" Series

    Contributed by Clarence Eisberg on Jan 25, 2007

    The sermon deals with the ethical question: "Is it right or wrong for a Christian to be ambitious".

    In Jesus Holy Name January 28, 2007 Text: James 3:13-4:3 Epiphany IV, Redeemer “Ambition and High Hopes” The Book of James 7th in the Series One of the fun things to study in the scriptures is the biblical themes. These biblical these weave through the fabric of scripture. We more

  • Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? Series

    Contributed by Josh Reich on May 19, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Wisdom is something we would all like. In this pivotal passage in James, which is often tied to wisdom, I think is really about the peace of God. And how God’s wisdom leads to his peace.

    Life constantly lays choices before us. Many are mundane and ordinary: If we say yes to fish at a restaurant, we also say no to chicken, beef and every other meat. To order one dessert is, in a way, to reject the other desserts. Some are bigger. When you get married, as your vows say, you more

  • The Wisdom Of Being A Peacemaker Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 16, 2019

    A worldly person breaks peace, while a wise person makes peace.

    The Wisdom of Being a Peacemaker James 3:13-18 Rev. Brian Bill March 9-10, 2019 Conflict is everywhere, isn’t it? Lady Astor once said to Churchill, “Winston, if you were my husband, I’d put poison in your coffee.” Churchill responded with his cutting wit: “Nancy, if you were my wife, I’d drink more

  • I Was Just Thinking Series

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Mar 13, 2019

    As James points out, there are two kinds of wisdom: Godly wisdom (from above) and worldly wisdom. True wisdom is a gift from God and what we are doing with it today is not how God intended us to use it.

    As many of you have probably heard before, the Greeks had three different words to describe three different kinds of love: “Eros” … where we get our English word “erotic” from. It denotes a sexual sort of love. “Agape” … denotes a spiritual or unconditional type of love … usually used to more

  • Cultivating Fellowship

    Contributed by Ruel Camia on Feb 8, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    . Self- importance, smugness, and stubborn pride destroy fellowship faster than anything else. Pride builds walls between people; humility builds bridges. Humility is the oil that smoothes and soothes relationships. CULTIVATING COMMUNITY TAKES COURTESY.

    CULTIVATING COMMUNITY TEXT: JAMES 3:18 / ACTS 222:42 INTRO: Last Sunday we discussed things about the real and the fake type of fellowship. If you’re tired of fake fellowship and you would like to cultivate real and loving fellowship, you’ll need to make some tough choices and take some more

  • Sucking Blessings Through A Straw

    Contributed by James May on Nov 27, 2007
    based on 28 ratings

    Trying to receive the blessings of God while we harbor a Root of Bitterness is like trying to drink after eating lemons. The flow is restricted because we are all drawn up inside.

    Sucking Blessings Through a Straw #13 in the Book of James Series By Pastor Jim May James has just completed dealing with the power of the tongue to destroy and to bless. Now we will see why the tongue is often put to such terrible use when it is used to destroy a life or a reputation. more

  • A Harvest Of Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Sep 13, 2008

    Biblical peace is both the soil in which righteousness grows and the fruit that comes from a peaceable life.

    JAMES 3:18 A HARVEST OF RIGHTEOUSNESS “A harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.” Canadians pride themselves on their perceived role as peacekeepers serving under United Nations mandates. Since Lester Pearson proposed an international peacekeeping force to more

  • Fresh Water Series

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Mar 17, 2008
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    In this series, we will explore six traditions of Christian faith. The first is one that the Church of God strongly connects to: the holy life. We explore strengths/weaknesses and how to integrate it.

    Streams of Living Water Fresh Water James 3:11-18 October 10, 2004 Mark Eberly “Streams of Living Water” is the title of this sermon series. During the next month and a half we are going to look at six streams or traditions of the church. These traditions are six different foci concerning our more

  • Divine Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Aug 30, 2008

    What does wisdom from above look like? What would happen in a church displaying such heavenly wisdom? James gives us the answer to these questions.

    JAMES 3:17, 18 DIVINE WISDOM “The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. And a harvest of righteousness is sown by those who make peace” James called for people of wisdom to identify themselves. Those more

  • Unused Power Series

    Contributed by Jeremias Fababier on Sep 1, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Wisdom is something that all people have, but the onlt question is where your wisdom comes from.

    TOPIC: UNUSED POWER Text: James 3:13-18 Introduction: (ILL. There’s a story about a wealthy man who was terminally ill. The doctor said, "There’s only one thing that will save you. A brain transplant. It’s an experimental operation. And it’s very expensive." The wealthy guy said, "Money more