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  • Entitlement Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
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    Entitlement is when people feel that the world owes them something without having to do anything to earn it. We llok at entitlement in our culture and then see what Scripture has to say about it

    Entitlement James 4:1-3 and 2 Thessalonians 3:6-12 In his commencement speech to the Wellesley High School Class of 2012, English teacher David McCullough delivered some sobering words: “None of you is special. You are not special. You are not exceptional.” He called the graduating ...read more

  • Materialism Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
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     | 5,374 views

    When it comes to materialism, has any nation ever surpassed what we are seeing in the United States right now? We define our lives by how much stuff we have, social status by how much money we make, what we own and wear and where we live.

    Materialism James 4:1-10 When it comes to materialism, has any nation ever surpassed what we are seeing in the United States right now? We define our lives by how much stuff we have, social status by how much money we make, what we own and wear and where we live. Even most of the important dates ...read more

  • Real Faith For Real Life (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Aug 24, 2013
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    This five part sermon series explores the book of James, which is all about where the rubber meets the road, and discovers what real faith looks like in real life. Each sermon is expository and alliterated. Power point is available.

    Real Faith for Real Life: James Four Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 10/21/2012 Good morning and welcome to Blooming Grove. It’s great to see such a good crowd here this morning and you’re all awake, which is a plus. I heard about a mom who was talking to her ...read more

  • Ash Wednesday: Confronting Sin

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 10, 2011
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    A talk given at our evening Ash Wednesday service. Jesus's death on the cross has paid the price for our sins but our bad habits, bad behaviour and the things that trip us up still need to be confronted.

    A young man once visited the great German preacher Martin Luther to ask for his advice. He said that he was constantly plagued by wrongful desires and lustful thoughts and did not know what to do. Martin Luther’s reply was typically blunt and to the point. He said, “You can’t stop ...read more

  • How Can We Overcome The Problem Of Divisions?

    Contributed by Amor A. Dee on Mar 11, 2011
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    The Bible speaks us on how to deal divisions in life.

    Amor Dee Text: James 4:1-12 Sermon Structure: Problematical Subject: Division Theme: How can we overcome the problem of divisions? Intro: Greetings… Text… Title… Prayer… To all of us who were here this morning, how many times do we ever feel like we’re all ...read more

  • Curing Church Conflict-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 21, 2011
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    1 of 3. James revealed the solution for conflict within the local church body. There is a known cure for conflict within the local church. But how is it challenged ? The cure for church conflict is challenged by....

    CURING CHURCH CONFLICT—I—James 4:1-17 Attention: *Our own behaviors can circumvent the very cure we need. Need: The tensions in my church are are obvious. As soon as you step on the property you know it. Visitors sense it. The community talks about it. Everybody hates it. We’re ...read more

  • Curing Church Conflict-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 21, 2011
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    2 of 3. James revealed the solution for conflict within the local church body. There is a known cure for conflict within the local church. But how is it challenged? The cure for church conflict is challenged by....

    CURING CHURCH CONFLICT—II—James 4:1-17 Attention: A man limps into a hospital to have his foot X-rayed, & is asked to wait for the results. Some time later an orderly appears & hands the man a large pill. As he’s handed the pill, a mother with a small child in need of immediate attention enters ...read more

  • Curing Church Conflict-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 8, 2011
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    3 of 3. James revealed the solution for conflict within the local church body. There is a known cure for conflict within the local church. But how is it challenged? The cure for church conflict is challenged by our....

    CURING CHURCH CONFLICT—III—James 4:1-17 Attention: A zookeeper wanted to get some extra animals for his zoo, so he decided to compose a letter. The only problem was that he didn’t know the plural of "mongoose." He started the letter: "To whom it may concern, I need two mongeese." No, that ...read more

  • Prayer Lessons From Martyrs Series

    Contributed by Henry Nwaneri on Oct 11, 2010
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    When your life becomes a prayer, in life and in death

    LESSONS FROM MARTYRS “ Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints.” ( Psalm 116:15) Since the stoning to death of Stephen in the book of Acts, hundreds and thousands of many more Christians like him have met the fate that he did: Martyrdom. Jesus himself talked ...read more

  • The Cure For The Common Conflict Series

    Contributed by Tim Vamosi on Jan 12, 2011
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     | 2,911 views

    What’s the cure for the common conflict? It’s grace

    Open: Well today we are going to be continuing in our study through the book of James. This morning we will be exploring another topic that is relevant to every single person here today -- the topic we are going to looking at this morning is conflict. I read a story this week about two farms in ...read more

  • Pride And Humility Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 29, 2010
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     | 20,524 views

    A message from James chapter 4 dealing with pride and humility

    Pride and Humility James 4 CHCC: November 21, 2010 INTRODUCTION: At the center of this chapter, James quotes a Proverb: God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. James 4:6 from Proverbs 3:34 God gives grace to the humble is because they submit to Him. In other words, ...read more

  • The Godly Wisdom We Need - Part 2

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Nov 21, 2010
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    4 ways that Godly wisdom can transform our lives

    The Godly Wisdom We Need - Part 2 James 4:1-10 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - August 1, 2010 *In the late 70’s and early 80’s Mary and I were members of FBC in Macon, Georgia. There was a wonderful, wise, older couple there who helped us in a lot of ways. I remember ...read more

  • What Should You Do When You Have Been Quarreling?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
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    Quarrels can be overcome with the love of Jesus and the wisdom of the Spirit for those who are submitted to God’s will

    What Should You Do When You Have Been Quarreling? Many fine relationships are spoiled because of quarrels over non-essentials. ILlustration:Years ago, a large statue of Christ was erected high in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile. Called "Christ of the Andes," the statue ...read more

  • Holy Spirit Graciously Helps Us Respond To Complainers

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
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     | 1,589 views

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us pattern our response to complainers after Jesus Christ.

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us pattern our response to complainers after Jesus Christ. The writer of Hebrews wrote, "Consider Him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart." (Heb. 12:3) Ask the Lord to help you gain more of Christ’s ability to endure ...read more

  • Home Truths For Christians

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Nov 4, 2000
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,133 views

    James diagnoses some problems in the churches to which he writes and offers some home truths concerning the Christians' having the Wrong Spirit, the Wrong Friendship and the Wrong Attitude.

    HOME TRUTHS FOR CHRISTIANS The letter written by James is very direct and personal in its message - he doesn't pull his punches. Martin Luther wasn't very keen on this book - he called it "an epistle of straw" because it didn't say much about Jesus or the Cross. But that's an incorrect reading ...read more