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

    Contributed by David Henderson on Dec 21, 2015

    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 week more

  • Robbing God Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jun 24, 2018

    Message 10 in our journey with Joshua into the Promised Land. This message deals with the aftermath of Jericho and the defeat by Ai.

    Joshua Series #10 The Amazing Race to Rest & Reward “Robbing God”” Review The book of Joshua is all about the fulfillment or realization of a promise made to Abraham hundreds of years previous. The journey up to this point in time is the subject of the first five books of the Old Testament. more

  • Cpr For A Healthy Heart Part 1 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 29, 2018

    Message one in a series exploring the Biblical directives for a healthy walk. This message explores the first element: Continually Cultivate a dynamic relationship with God.

    Chico Alliance Church “CPR for a Healthy Walk" Part 1 INTRODUCTION The sins of the churches in Revelation so severely condemned by Jesus have become common place in the church today. Ephesus in spite of doctrinal purity, lost their devotional passion. They lost the passion of their first love more

  • Living Above The Passions Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 3, 2018

    Message 19 in our explorations of James. This message focuses on the war on the inside that triggers wars on the outside.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Living Above the Passions” The book of James is all about living by genuine faith. James describes the kind of life the one who claims to live by faith lives. I. Faith’s response to trials 1:2-27 II. Faith’s response to partiality and prejudice 2:1-13 more

  • Restoring A Broken (Twisted) Heart Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Aug 3, 2018

    Message 20 in our study of James. This message continues our discussion of the inside war that triggers outside conflict.

    Chico Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Restoring A Broken Heart” The book of James is all about living by genuine faith. James describes the kind of life the one who claims to live by faith lives. I. Faith’s response to trials 1:2-27 II. Faith’s response to partiality and prejudice 2:1-13 more

  • Memorial Day Sermon

    Contributed by Leslie Tarlton on Jan 18, 2014

    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 (from the more

  • Living In A Season Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Jul 15, 2017
    based on 6 ratings

    Wisdom sounds like a wonderful thing to have. Broadly speaking, there are two types of wisdom that we all experience in our daily lives, worldly wisdom and Godly wisdom. May God help us to have Godly wisdom in every season of life.

    Living in a Season of Wisdom We are continuing in our series on discovering our destiny and our focus this month is on knowing what season we are in. The natural seasons are winter, spring, summer and autumn; there are also spiritual seasons in our lives. Our focus today has been on Autumn and a more

  • Resolving Conflict Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Aug 10, 2017

    Don’t be envious, and don’t be an enemy of God. Instead, submit to Him, and watch Him bring peace to your turmoil.

    William Muir, a biologist at Purdue University studied chickens to determine what could make the egg layers more productive. Chickens live in groups, so first, he selected just an average flock, and he let it alone for six generations. He also created a second group of the individually most more

  • I Want What You've Got

    Contributed by Steve Kinnard on Jan 31, 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

  • The Devil Goes To Church Too Series

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Mar 20, 2019
    based on 3 ratings

    Satan’s aim is to destroy our faith and to destroy our church. If he can destroy our faith, then we’ll destroy our church for him. And if he destroys the church, our faith will follow.

    The Devil goes to church … did you know that? He has his favorite pew. He has his favorite hymns. He loves to see a church stuck in a rut because that’s a dying church. He loves a divided church because constant conflict keeps the church distracted from what it’s supposed to be doing. He’s more

  • Draw Near To God: Three Obstacles To Overcome

    Contributed by Barnabas Park on Jan 5, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    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

  • What Causes Fights And Quarrels?

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 13, 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 fully more

  • A Nation, Humble In Prayer

    Contributed by Jason Duhon on Mar 10, 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

  • We Humans Sin But God Still Loves! Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Dec 9, 2015

    If a Christian humbles himself/herself (depend on and trust in God’s grace), God will show favor!

    Ever wonder about this question: If God already knew people were going to sin against Him, why did He create them?? Open your Bibles to James and look back briefly with me to James 1:16-17… God is self-sufficient! God existed sufficiently before humans! God has no need for anything or more

  • How To Get What You Really Want And Need

    Contributed by Craig Condon on May 16, 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