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  • Church Fighting? Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Nov 30, 2015

    What causes problems in the church?

    Let us continue our worship of God by learning from the Letter by James. Open your Bibles to James Chapter 4…… We will focus on the first 3 verses this morning, but let us read v1-12….. Read along with me…. Let us note again that this letter is written to Christians. more

  • How To Get What You Really Want And Need

    Contributed by Craig Condon on May 17, 2016

    The cure for conflict is the grace of God. The good news is that God gives even more grace when the pressure increases, especially to the humble.

    The passage from James 4:1-10 attacks worldliness. In particular, it attacks those who have divided Christianity because of selfish ambition. These people are enemies of God. Quarrels and fights are caused by selfish ambition. Some scholars have translated the phrase “among you” as more

  • A Nation, Humble In Prayer

    Contributed by Jason Duhon on Mar 11, 2016

    One of the chief reasons for the current downward spiral of America is our refusal to humble ourselves before God. As long as we refuse to acknowledge our sins before God, we will not be blessed.

    A Nation, Humble in Prayer James 4:1-10 In George Washington's personal writings there is an entry on the 12th day of April, 1779: The Honorable the Congress having recommended it to the United States to set apart Thursday the 6th. day of May next to be observed as a day of fasting, humiliation more

  • Wars And Fightings And Some Of The Reasons Why! Series

    Contributed by John Wright on Feb 1, 2010

    James teaches on things that are responsible for wars and fightings, however the wars and fightings in this passage primarily refer to brethren not getting along with one another, due to worldly and devilish wisdom instead of the wisdom from above being p

    INTRODUCTION #17 1. Open your bible to James 4:1&2. 2. This passage reminds us that many people in the church don’t know how to get along with each other and that many don’t know how to get along with their self. 3. Let’s begin our discussion of the things that James sets more

  • I Want What You've Got

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Feb 1, 2019

    Envy leads to destruction

    I Want what you’ve got (James 4:1-4) Intro: Once there was an eagle (Bald Eagle) who was envious of another (Golden Eagle) that could fly better than he could. He asks an Indian warrior to help him kill the Golden eagle. The Warrior agreed but ask for some of his feathers to put on his arrows. The more

  • Draw Near To God: Three Obstacles To Overcome

    Contributed by Barnabas Park on Jan 6, 2019
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    In our efforts to draw near to God, we have three things to overcome: myself with sinful nature; the world; the devil

    “Draw Near to God” (James 4:1-10) 1/6/2019 1. What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not more

  • Sermon On The Mount - Part 6 Series

    Contributed by Sam Mccormick on Jun 20, 2019

    Part 6 in a 14-part series of studies I call “The Christian Character” as described by Jesus to a crowd as he delivered what is more familiarly known as the “Sermon on the Mount.” This part examines the beatitude, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God."

    Part 6 - Beatitudes – peacemakers Sermon on the Mount The Christian Character Matthew 5:3 - 7:27 (Cf. Luke 6:20-49) This is Part 6 in a 14-part series of studies I call “The Christian Character” as described by Jesus to a crowd of people on a Galilean hillside as he delivered what is more more

  • “counsel Concerning Deliverance From Turmoil” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Aug 3, 2015

    James describes how Christ-followers can become peace makers.

    Since 3600 B.C. the world has known only 292 years of peace. During this period there have been 14,531 wars, large and small, in which 3,640,000,00 people have been killed. War is a fact of live. Jesus said that we should expect to hear of wars and rumors of war until He returns (Matthew more

  • What Causes Fights And Quarrels?

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 14, 2016

    Let's talk about these 6 relationships killers (Material adapted from Timothy Lane and Paul Tripp's book, Relationships: A Mess Worth Making, Chapter 4 Sin, pgs. 29- 40; and Chapter 8 Obstacles, pgs. 77-90)

    HoHum: Larry Crabb said in his book called The Safest Place on Earth- “The difference between spiritual and unspiritual community is not whether conflict exists, but is rather in our attitude toward it and our approach to handling it. When conflict is seen as an opportunity to draw more more

  • God's Love Has Content!

    Contributed by Gregory Fisher on Feb 20, 2017
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    Our society values inclusiveness and acceptance. But sometimes the Bible presents us with a God that divides and separates. James 4:1=12 seems to be one of these passages. Or, is it?

    In our society one of the worst things that can be said of us is, “They are so divisive”. Our society is all about inclusiveness. We are all about acceptance; all about respecting differences; all about making room for all. That is what makes preaching from James 4:1-12 difficult. It is so more

  • When Dreams Come True Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Apr 27, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    Our greatest dreams will come true when we get close to God and give our hearts completely to Him. How to get prayers answered and how not to.

    When Dreams Come True James 4:1-10 What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 2 You want something but don’t get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot have what you want. You quarrel and fight. You do not have, because you do not ask more

  • Power Of Submission

    Contributed by Teddy Walker on Mar 7, 2010
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    Submitting Yourself to God

    POWER OF SUBMISSION Rom 6:12-16 12 Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. 13 Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members more

  • Lessons For The Materializing Church -- Part 10 Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 16, 2010

    There is a lot of activity going on in our churches. And by James’ recollection the activity inside our churches is neither positive nor helpful to the overall ministry of the church. More importantly is that these conflicts do not come from the outside

    WINNING THE WARS IN THE CHURCH JAMES 4:1-10 James 4:1-10 What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don't they come from your desires that battle within you? 2 You want something but don't get it. You kill and covet, but you cannot have what you want. You quarrel and fight. You do not have, more

  • Face To Face: Inner Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Feb 26, 2010

    Part 5 in the series Faith that works. Dealing with the inner conflicts we feel in our lives and how to handle them properly.

    Face to Face with yourself: inner conflict James chapter 4:1-6 Introduction: We are still in the series Faith that works. I believe this is the 5th sermon. This morning dealing with inner conflict. Some say “I hope so and so is more

  • The Godly Wisdom We Need - Part 2

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Nov 21, 2010

    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 more