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  • Lesson 23. The Source Of Worldliness (James 4:1-10) Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 3, 2021

    What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 2You 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 ask God.

    Text: James 4:1-3 (NIV) [part 1] 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 ask God. more

  • Lord Build Me In Repentance Series

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on Apr 2, 2021

    Glory to God our heavenly Father who has made all the things we see, and the things we don’t see, and the world in it’s majesty around us.

  • The World In The Church Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 31, 2021

    The church to whom the Epistles were written were already far from the ideal. The battle with the world in the church began immediately, and it was just this battle that was the cause for much of the New Testament to be written.

    Theodore Reik tells of how an Austrian Jew was trying to find a refuge from Hitler. He went to a travel office to select a place to which he could flea, and with the help of the clerk he began to consider the possibilities. But each country had some difficulty connected with it. In one you needed more

  • God's Marriage Problem Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 31, 2021

    God is not a bachelor. He knows about the problems of marriage from the inside, for He has struggled with it ever since He chose Israel to be His bride.

  • It Came From Within: Jealousy Series

    Contributed by Joshua Blackmon on Mar 17, 2021

    Sermon in series about the heart based on the book "Enemies of the Heart" by Andy Stanley. In order to overcome jealousy, we must develop the habit of presenting all of our desires to the Lord and celebrating the blessings He bestows on others.

    It Came From Within: Jealousy Each of the enemies of the heart we have talked about in this series has been about debt. Guilt says, "I owe you." Anger says, "You owe me." Greed says, "I owe me." The fourth issue is jealousy and it also is related to debt. Jealousy more

  • Sermon On Envy

    Contributed by William Meakin on Feb 14, 2021

    Envy is defined as “A feeling of discontentment or resentful longing aroused by someone else's possessions, qualities, or luck.”

    Paulo Coelho de Souza, the Brazilian lyricist and novelist once remarked: "The Soul of the World is nourished by people's happiness. And also by unhappiness, envy, and jealousy. To realize one's Personal Legend is a person's only real obligation. All things are one. And, when you more

  • Baby Battle Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jan 13, 2021

    If you want to find peace, don’t look down on some with disdain; don’t look up on others with jealousy; don’t look within at your own schemes. Instead, look to the Lord.

  • What Is My Prayer Philosophy? (2 Part)

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Aug 1, 2020

    Have we ever really considered the power of my personal prayer life? What would happen if we unplugged our phones, turned off our computers, backed off facebook to earnestly pray and seek God's plan?

    WHAT IS MY PRAYER PHILOSOPHY? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. (Two part series) I read where a loving mother purchased a prayer book for her son. Each night he had to read one of the prayers to God. One night the lad had turned off the lights and crawled into bed and had his more

  • Dream Bigger!

    Contributed by Lane Hastie on Jul 29, 2020
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    We serve a God who is infinite. He is all-powerful…all-knowing…completely capable. He is a God who’s power / ability / and love…knows no limits. YET…even though we know this and often declare it…we tend to limit the power of God. We Need To Dream Bigger!

    DREAM BIGGER...DON'T LIMIT GOD! Limit: to restrict, to confine, to keep within a designated area, to fence in, hold back, to bind Example: Ever seen someone using a kid leash? (the kid has limited freedom…but who’s really in control?) Limits: spending limit, speed limit, earning limit, more

  • What Causes Fights And Quarrels? Series

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Jun 18, 2020

    The problem was not something out there. The root of the problem was inside them.

    James 4 – Walk This Way What Causes Fights and Quarrels? June 28, 2020 James 4:1-2 NIV 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 more

  • A Mother Who Seeks The Higest Place

    Contributed by Rev. Duraimony Dickson on May 14, 2020
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    How important is the kingdom God for our life? Are you a part of His kingdom? Are you actively involved in the work of the kingdom of God? and do you have a big expectation of entering the kingdom of God?

    A Mother who seeks the highest place Matthew 20:20-23 Anna M. Jarvis (1864-1948) first suggested the national observance of Mother’s Day. At a memorial service for her mother on May 10, 1908, Miss Jarvis gave a flower to each person who attended. Within the next few years, the idea of a day to more

  • Submission To God

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Mar 8, 2020

    James, the brother of Jesus, gives powerful direction and truth to this hearers about what it means to truly love God and live in submission to His love and authority

    Sermon for March 1, 2020: James 4:1-12 - Submission to God 1. We’ve been looking at the letter of James, the brother of Jesus. He was the pastor of the church in Jerusalem and he loved and cared deeply for his congregation. In his day-to-day life he observed the congregation struggling with more

  • Mardi Gras Or Shrove Tuesday?

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 22, 2020

    The season we begin tomorrow is a time to draw near to God so that He can draw near to us.

    Tuesday of the 7th Week in Course Mardi Gras Passions. We don’t hear much about that plural noun lately. Oh, the word “passion” turns up in seamy novels and videos, I suppose. And those of us for whom the Catholic religion, the word “passion” stirs up thoughts of the torture Jesus had to undergo more

  • Like A Hen On A Cue Ball

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Feb 19, 2020

    Why is it that our prayers seem to go unnoticed by God? This is a short devotional.

  • Step Seven - Give It To God Series

    Contributed by Robert Butler on Jan 8, 2020

    The way in which we approach God matters because it demonstrates our our willingness to change, honest awareness of who we are as well as shows our open-mind about the fact that God is the better way.

    Step 7: Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings Read the Scripture James 4: 1-10 He gives us more grace. That is why scripture says: “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he more