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  • What Do You Look For In A Best Friend

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Sep 3, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Friendship is a very personal relationship. • And by coming to church you can work on those friendships

    What do you look for in a best friend? • Most people would agree that, • A best friend is someone that you can share your most intimate, and deep secrets. • Things that you would never share with the rest of the world. • Someone that you turn to when you are hurt, more

  • “counsel Concerning Wisdom That Is True” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 27, 2015

    James draws a contrast between true and false wisdom.

    Wisdom was an important thing to the Jewish people. They realized it was not enough to have knowledge; you had to also have wisdom to be able to use the knowledge correctly. All of us know people who are very intelligent, perhaps almost geniuses, and yet, seemingly are unable to carry out the more

  • Wisdom? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 16, 2015

    Which type of wisdom is influencing us?

    We Have learned so much from the Letter by James because they are truths from our Creator God! One of the most important truths we have noted is that we are to live by faith by actually taking actions based on our belief. Faith without deeds is dead. This morning, we will learn more about how to more

  • Spiritual Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Dec 9, 2014

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    Spiritual Wisdom James 3:13-18 1. The test of true wisdom A. Shown not spoken - v. 13 B. Controlled not contentious - vs. 13-14 C. Spiritual not sensual - vs. 14-15 D. Eternal not earthly - v. 15 2. The traits of true wisdom A. pure B. peaceful C. more

  • Worldly Wisdom Verses Heavenly Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Timothy Enns on Jan 6, 2015

    Looking at how worldly wisdom has inched its way into what we consider to be normal and Godly.

    A minister, a Boy Scout, and a computer expert were the only passengers on a small plane. The pilot came back to the cabin and said that the plane was going down but there were only three parachutes and four people. The pilot added, “I should have one of he parachutes because I have a wife more

  • Who Is Wise Among You? Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Feb 14, 2012
    based on 156 ratings

    James gives an additional description of the truly wise person versus the unwise person. 1- The wise person is marked by good 2- The unwise person is tainted by evil 3- The wise person is stirred by heaven

    INTRO.- ILL.- An angel appears at a faculty meeting and tells the dean that in return for his unselfish and exemplary behavior, the Lord will reward him with his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite wisdom. "Done!" says the angel, and more

  • The Source Of Your Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Oct 27, 2012

    Many consider themselves wise, but just Who is their source?

    # #October 28, 2012 Morning Worship Text: James 3:13-18 Subject: Wisdom Title: James Part 6 – The Source of Your Wisdom Last Sunday at our evening service I continued with our James series and I spoke to you about controlling your tongue – saying the same things that more

  • The Wisdom Of Being A Peacemaker Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Oct 20, 2012
    based on 14 ratings

    Worldly wisdom brings disorder; heavenly wisdom brings peace.

    The Wisdom of Being a Peacemaker James 3:13-18 Rev. Brian Bill 10/21/12 How many of you watched “Fearless Felix” make a death-defying jump out of a balloon more than 24 miles above the earth last Sunday? On his way down, he hit speeds of 844 miles per hour, shattering the more

  • The Wise And The Otherwise Series

    Contributed by Buffy Cook on Apr 5, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    "For Dummies" books are a raging success! Why? Full of practical wisdom and simple "How To's" Wouldn't a "Christianity for Dummies," a book full of practical wisdom & simple How Tos on how to live out our faith, be great? James & this series is JUST THAT

    Christianity For Dummies: The Wise and The Otherwise James 3:13-18 I. Introduction A. Have you ever stopped to consider some of the profound questions in the Bible? Pontius Pilate - "What is truth?" Jesus - "Who do men say that I the Son of Man am?" God to Solomon in a dream - "What more

  • The Principal Thing Series

    Contributed by Rodney Coe on Feb 16, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Getting wisdom from God rather than the wisdom of the world.

    The Principal Thing James 3:13-18 Vonage has made a lot of money with a catchy theme song, Whew who, who, who, who, silly commercials, my favorite is the wife talking about switching to Vonage and the husband dancing in the next room. And a simple statement, “People do stupid more

  • Two Ways To Live Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Aug 25, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    James contrasts two kinds of wisdom.

    Most of us probably know some people whose lives always seem to be in chaos and disorder. It seems like they are always just moving from one crisis to the next. And we also know other people who face equally difficult circumstances and yet have lives that are peaceful. As we continue our study more

  • The Character Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Lay Man on May 29, 2015

    But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. - James 3:17 When we think of having the Holy Spirit of God we think sometimes immediately of ..

    But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. - James 3:17 When we think of having the Holy Spirit of God we think sometimes immediately of power, spiritual gifts and great more

  • The Tongue Is Still The Tongue

    Contributed by Jason Bentley on May 12, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Has the tongue really changed? Have new avenues of having our voices heard revealed more of who we truly are? How do we contol the uncontrollable tongue?

    The Tongue is Still the Tongue Warning About the Tongue Ok, everybody do this (stick out your tongue). Now look at the person next to you. Nasty, ain’t it! That’s really, really gross! But, for all the grossness you see on a physical tongue, none of that compares to the more

  • True Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Sep 21, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Like faith, true wisdom is seen in our actions.

    TRUE WISDOM Text: James 3:13-18 INTRODUCTION 1. Illustration: Have you ever heard the phrase, "Out of the mouth of babes?" Certainly you have. It comes from the simple truth that sometimes it takes a child to reveal lasting wisdom. It seems foolish but it isn’t! For example: · more

  • True Wisdom And Spiritual Maturity Series

    Contributed by Floyd Steverson on Mar 2, 2017

    Sermon from James 3:13-18 on True Wisdom and Spiritual Maturity

    PRACTICAL CHRISTIAN LIVING #7 Godly Wisdom and Spiritual Maturity James 3:13 Who is wise and has understanding among you? He should show his works by good conduct with wisdom’s gentleness. 14 But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, don’t brag and deny the truth. 15 Such more