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  • "The Key To Getting God's Attention"

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 16, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,901 views

    Here is the biggest obstacle we face when we are considering becoming a follower of Jesus. This is the hardest part. We want all the benefits but we still want to be in control.

    “The Key to getting God’s Attention” James 4:1-10 The Bible tells us that at the beginning of what we now refer to as holy week or the week of passion that Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and that the crowds were following Him. At that point He was easily the most ...read more

  • Memorial Day Sermon

    Contributed by Leslie Tarlton on Jan 19, 2014
     | 5,010 views

    An Expositional Series on the Book of James

    Memorial Day Sermon James 4:1-6 5/27/2012 This weekend we take the time to honor those Americans who died on battlefields across the earth. “For love of country they accepted death...” ~James A. Garfield • A total of almost 2.5 million men. • 9 major wars ...read more

  • Battle Against Sin

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Aug 22, 2012
     | 2,663 views

    1. We Sin Because We Want To 2. Sin Reveals What We Believe 3. Result of Sin 4. Reasons Not To Sin

    Battle Against Sin - Guerrilla warfare is a (Sp = little war) using ambushes, sabotage, raids, and surprise to attack the bigger stronger enemy 60 poorly armed and barley trained Shop keepers, Farmers Against 100’s of British trained & well armed and have fought on 5 continents never ...read more

  • Be Humble Be Hopeful

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Jan 20, 2012
     | 2,520 views

    After God convicts us of our pride and humbles us, he fills us with hope and equips us to live lives that glorify him.

    What is the number one sin that can bring you down? What is the number one sin that can destroy a pastor's ministry? This sin can destroy your relationships with your members, with your fellow called workers. This sin can destroy your relationship with your wife and children. Ultimately, this sin ...read more

  • Tough Questions

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 14, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,426 views

    James chapter 4 asks us questions that convict us and call us to humble submission to God.

    Submit Yourselves to God 4 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 ...read more

  • What Self-Centeredness Can Cause

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Jul 10, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,621 views

    No christian should have a self centered life

    WHAT SELF-CENTEREDNESS CAN CAUSE James 4: 1From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? 2Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ...read more

  • Time Heals All Wounds And Other Lies We Beleive About Conflict Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Sep 2, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,739 views

    This sermon focuses on the broken relationship of Jacob and Esau. We will learn that broken relationships must be healed through confession and forgiveness in a way that honors both TRUTH in judgement and GRACE in forgiveness.

    We’ve been told that Time heals all wounds. Our unwillingness to confront sin, or talk about broken relationships confirms that at least some of the time, we follow this advice. But as we know, time does not heal all wounds. Come with me to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. Roman ...read more

  • Asking Amiss

    Contributed by John Mccormack on May 27, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,289 views

    PRAYING GOD'S WILL

    ASKING AMISS JAMES 4: 1-3 JAMES, WHOM MOST BELIEVE TO BE THE BROTHER OF CHRIST, WAS THE FIRST SPIRITUAL LEADER IN THE JERUSALEM CHURCH. THE GENERAL THEME OF JAMES WAS TO ENCOURAGE AND CORRECT DISAGREEMENTS AMONG A DIVERSE POPULATION WITHIN THE CHURCH. SOME SCHOLARS SUGGEST THE ...read more

  • Humility, The Cure For Interpersonal Conflict Series

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Mar 26, 2013
     | 4,119 views

    How to diffuse interpersonal conflicts through humility

    Humility is the cure for interpersonal conflict. The story is told of a Christian couple who were married for a number of years but they got into terrible fights. After one particularly intense argument, the husband stormed out of the house. The wife got on her knees and prayed, “O Lord, you ...read more

  • Resolving Conflict

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jun 19, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,585 views

    People are quick to anger and slow to have forgiveness and resolution. James helps us deal with conflict and not act like the Hatfields and the Mccoys.

    Resolving conflict James chapter 4:1-4:10 Introduction- Turn to James chapter 4:1-4:10 In these verses James addresses two issues- Our issue of selfishness and why we have so many disagreements that explode into conflicts that need resolution. The second thing he addresses is our ...read more

  • Entitlement Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jun 16, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,616 views

    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
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,414 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

  • Victorious Prayer

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Jan 4, 2012
    based on 14 ratings
     | 26,060 views

    Adrian Rogers: "I have sensed that Twentieth Century Christianity is missing primarily in fervency when it comes to prayer. There’s something about it. And, God can tell when we mean business."

    Would you turn to James chapter 4? James chapter 4. We’re continuing our message—or our series of messages—in the book of James. James chapter 4, beginning in verse 1. I’ll wait for, just a moment, until you find it. All right, “From whence come wars and fightings ...read more

  • You Can't Have It Both Ways

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 8 ratings
     | 11,597 views

    The attitude of many "Christians" is that they want the blessings of Christ but yet they want to be able to indulge in all the worldly pleasures too. They think having the best of both worlds is the perfect, complete package; a great life. Let’s see what’

    YOU CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS James 4:1-12 INTRODUCTION: There’s a Van Halen song called, “Best of Both Worlds”. Some of the lyrics are, “I want the best of both worlds, and honey I know what it's worth; If we could have the best of both worlds, a little bit of ...read more

  • "The Key To Getting God's Attention" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Dec 22, 2015
     | 4,073 views

    When Jesus rode into Jerusalem with all the crowds following Him, he was giving them the opportunity to make a decision. And the decision was simple. Would they submit their lives to Jesus? Would they choose to follow Him?

    FaithWorks “The Key to Getting God’s Attention" James 4:1-4:10 The Bible tells us that at the beginning of what we now refer to as holy ...read more