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  • Extreme Makeover: Hunched Back Series

    Contributed by Wes Richard on Sep 15, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    God offers us a makeover that gives us a hunched back, bowed in humble submission to him and in service to others.

    One church in Cincinnati that I know of regularly sends out teams to engage in servant evangelism. Sometimes they hand out bottles of water to passersby or wash car windows in parking lots or rake lawns in the neighborhood, all of it for free. From this project and the book about it came the term more

  • You're Gonna Have To Serve Somebody

    Contributed by Mark Christian on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 46 ratings

    Using James 4:1-10 and an old Bob Dylan song, this sermon makes our choice of a master "black and white"

    You’re Gonna Have to Serve Somebody Mark Christian Today may be a day that thought you would never see. Today, we will begin our lesson with a quote from that great theologian, Bob Dylan. I guess that if some of my teachers from Southern Christian were aware that I was using Bob Dylan as part more

  • Prayer Keys - Pure Motives Series

    Contributed by Mark Stepherson on Nov 17, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    Selfishness paralyzes prayer. God will cause us to accomplish more through sincere prayer than we ever could on our own through murderous rebellion, warring, and quarreling. When the church in Acts prayed, they received power and God received glory. When

    Prayer Keys - Pure Motives “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? 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 more

  • Battle Against Sin

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Aug 21, 2012

    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 more

  • Needing A Good Excusing...for What?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 5, 2009

    Third sermon of initial 2009 series: ‘2 Things 2 B in 09’

    (Slide 1) This is the time of year when we attempt to fulfill our New Year’s excuses… oops, I mean resolutions. And speaking of resolutions, oops, I mean excuses, I found several good ones this week as I prepared for this morning. I make no excuse for any of them. This is one from a man pulled more

  • An Exposition Of James 4 Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Apr 1, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    James gets even firmer as he declares what superior faith is NOT! This entire series is available as an ebook entitled "James: Who has Superior Faith" via the ibook store (itunes) or in nook format via Barnes and Noble. The cost of this conversational c

    4:11-12 Superior Faith does not Ruin Reputations One would think that believers would know that they should not slander one another. Throughout the scriptures we are commanded to be honest about one another. The Psalmist writes in Psalm 15, “LORD, who may dwell in your sanctuary? Who may live on more

  • The Service Of Rejecting The World Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    To be what God has called us to be and to serve God as we must... we must reject the world and its philosophies

    Date Written: November 18, 2006 Date Preached: November 19, 2006 Where Preached: OZHBC (AM) Sermon Series: Living a Life of Service Sermon Title: The Service of Rejecting the World Sermon Text: James 4:1-10 Introduction: No one needs to raise their hands but has anyone here ever more

  • James 4

    Contributed by Kyle Gray on May 19, 2009

    James tells us how to turn hatred into humility, judgment into justice and boasting into belief.

    There is a stark contrast in tone from chapter 3 to chapter 4 Chapter 3 (taming the tongue) closes with words like peace, gentleness, mercy, good fruits…it kind of ends on a good tone…but CH 4 contains words like fights, quarrels, lust, hate, envy, pride and sin. In CH 4 James gives clear advice on more

  • How To Recognize Self-Centered Christianity Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    God’s plan is that His people lead Christ centered lives. How can you tell if you are living a self-entered life instead?

    1. Illus. of moving to seminary • Two level seminary apartment. My 10 year old daughter wanted to be downstairs by herself. My wife was afraid she would be injured walking up and down stairs in middle of the night. • Mom had no girls, so she was always especially close to my duaghter. She decided more

  • The Letter I Series

    Contributed by Greg Vesely on Mar 30, 2009
    based on 4 ratings


    Title : THE LETTER i Intro: This mornings message is entitled………… I don’t know about you I could be the most self indulged person at times even as a kid ( give me no its mine mommy) I was selfish and still I am at times. I Remember one of my friends and I got this more

  • When Dreams Come True Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Apr 26, 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 God. more

  • The Godly Wisdom We Need - Part 2

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Nov 20, 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 visiting more

  • Humility, The Cure For Interpersonal Conflict Series

    Contributed by Peter Toy on Mar 25, 2013

    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 know more

  • Reasons For Unanswered Prayer-2

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Mar 16, 2013

    Our prayers can be about wrong motives

    A team (Who has Christians on the team)is praying to win, the other team (Who has Christians on that team) is also praying to win. A Christian Camp is praying they will have a dry week, next door a Christian farmer is praying for rain for his crops. Someone is praying for a love one to be more

  • Real Faith For Real Life (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Aug 23, 2013

    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 kids more