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  • Don't Teach The Gospel

    Contributed by Jon Lipka on Sep 16, 2012

    Christians aren't called to teach to the world, because the world is essentially unteachable. However, we can reach the world through our witness, the authentic living of a Christ-like life.

    Who here is a teacher? St. James tells us, “Not many of you should presume to be teachers…because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly” (Jas. 3:1). Who presumes to be one? Anyone want to be judged? Nodody? Well, I guess that, to escape any additional judgment more

  • Putting Out The Wild Fire Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 25, 2012

    The sins of the toungue are like a wild fire in process. God can control our words and put out the devastation of the fire of our lips.

    1. Speech, the Importance of: Pianist Arthur Rubenstein, who could speak in eight languages, once told this story on himself: Some years ago he had a stubborn case of hoarseness. The newspapers were full of reports about smoking and cancer; so he decided to consult a throat specialist. "I searched more

  • Lying , Gossiping & A Big Paddle Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sims on Nov 9, 2013

    How easy it is for us to fall into lying and gossip and how to avoid them

    Well as we finish up this series on the seven things that God don’t like hopefully we have learned a little about ourselves & some ways to avoid falling into the traps of the devil. Today we will look at the last few things that God don’t like; now these three things are sins that more

  • Marriage: Duel Or Duet?

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Mar 27, 2012
    based on 14 ratings

    Marriage is more than moonlight and roses. In our day, it is by many lightly regarded, and by many as lightly discarded. But marriages are kept alive by God's grace.

    Introduction Jesus said, “If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink” (John 7:37). And, the only people who go away unsatisfied from that living water are those who are filled with the stagnate water of self-love. But, if you’ll seek the Lord Jesus, today, if you more

  • They May Not Break Bones But Words Can Still Hurt. Series

    Contributed by David Mcclain on Jul 23, 2018

    Taming the tongue is vital to healthy communication in marriage.

    OPENING SENTENCE: I was surprised when I heard some time ago that scholar Ruth Tucker was divorcing her husband for domestic violence. INTRODUCTION: Most of you probably don’t know who Ruth Tucker is. She was a Ph.D. missions’ professor at Trinity Evangelical Seminary and is considered by many more

  • Who Has Got Your Tongue? Series

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Oct 7, 2015

    Controlling the tongue. Why is it so hard? Is the control of the tongue a valid indicator of our spiritual condition? James give us some illustrations that are very useful in defining the ravages of an out of control tongue.

    Let’s ponder on this for a moment before we plunge into today’s Scripture. 1 Samuel 2:2 “There is no one holy like the Lord; there is no one besides You; there is no Rock like our God.” If you are a son or daughter of God you are one of the most privileged souls in more

  • The Sin Of Gossip

    Contributed by Shawn Miller on Feb 15, 2017

    Gossip has always been a problem in the church. we read about it in several places in the old testament and the new. This sermon I address the calamity of Gossip and the cure for Gossip.

    The Sin of Gossip [Play video] Introduction:  Whether its formal meetings, dinner table discussions, or late night phone calls; gossip has always been a problem in the church.  I saw a cartoon from leadership magazine shows a line of pews and the same sentence being passed from pew to pew. more

  • Enriching Our Life Together Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Jan 11, 2018

    Christians living in our mobile society need fellowship because other channels of association - family, friends, etc, may be lacking. What can we do to enrich our lives together and what should we avoid that can disrupt fellowship?

    ENRICHING OUR LIFE TOGETHER - PART 5 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION 1) Last week we started looking at the application of our previous studies to ‘Our Life Together’. In this week’s message, we’ll look at what can we do to enrich our lives together, and what sort of things we should avoid, which have more

  • Not Many Should Be Teachers Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Feb 9, 2012
    based on 144 ratings

    Not many people should be teachers. Why? There is danger in speaking. 1- Some will be judged strictly 2- Some will stumble easily 3- Some will speak deceitfully

    INTRO.- Teacher, teacher, who is the real teacher? ILL.- William A. Ward (America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims) has said, "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” I don’t know about teachers more

  • Showing Restraint Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Nov 5, 2011

    As those who are called to live our faith we need to restrain our tongues. To do so takes the use of heavenly wisdom.

    You Can Listen to the Full Sermon Here:- Message James 3:1-18 “Showing Restraint” I’ve been sitting in the food court of Chermside Shopping Centre when a child will throw themselves on the floor yelling and more

  • Living In A Bleeped Out World Series

    Contributed by Lance Hostetter on Mar 12, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    This sermon deals with the topic of profanity and cursing.

    “Living in A Bleeped Out World” James 3:9-10; Ephesians 4:29 Introduction: About 2 months ago I went fishing and put my porta-boat in the garage. The next day something began to stink! I found the culprit a ½ a shrimp that was decomposed. The word Paul uses in Eph. 4:29 NKJ more

  • Oh Be Careful Little Tongue

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Feb 19, 2013

    The tongue must be controlled so that we might bless instead of curse and edify instead of destroy.

    Oh Be Careful Little Tongue February 17, 2013 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: The tongue must be controlled so that we might bless instead of curse and edify instead of destroy. Focus Passage: James 3:1-12 Supplemental Passage: Let no more

  • Taming The Tongue

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 74 ratings

    James informs us of these important truths: 1. The tongue is not easily controlled. 2. I allow God to control my tongue, or it controls me. 3.The tongue can be used for good or evil. 4. What I say is a reflection of who I am.

    James says, “No man can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness” (James 3:8-9). James includes himself as one having this problem, for he says that “no man can more

  • The Terrible Terror Of The Untamed Tongue

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Feb 11, 2001
    based on 149 ratings

    You show if your faith is real by your words as well as your works.

    The Terrible Terror of the Untamed Tongue James 3 This passage is a test to see if you are allowing God to perfect you and if you are heeding God’s Word. Our Speech shows our Faith. Paraphrase: “I’ll show you my faith by my words. Our Speech betrays our intelligence. “Foot in mouth” Dear more

  • How To Put Out The Fire Of The Tongue (Part 2)

    Contributed by Tony Miano on May 6, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    James recognized that our tongues have the ability to destroy (vv. 5b-6), dispute (vv. 7-8), and double-talk (9-12).

    How To Put Out the Fire of the Tongue (Part 2) James 3:5b-12 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church May 6, 2001 Introduction: Last week we began our study of James 3:1-12 by looking at the first four and a half verses. We looked at what James had to say about putting more