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

    Contributed by John Lowe on Apr 3, 2021
     | 107 views

    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. ...read more

  • Lord Build Me In Repentance Series

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on Apr 2, 2021
     | 53 views

    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.

    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. He’s made the bright shining sun, and the moon at night, the stars in the sky, the trees, the forests, the rivers, and the valleys, to the mountains high and ...read more

  • The Humble Will Receive Grace, I Promise! Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 13, 2020
     | 2,848 views

    God hates pride, but loves humility. God's promise is that if we humble ourselves before God, He will give us His grace. This truth is clearly displayed in the story of Nebuchadnezzar, and in the story of the Pharisee and the tax collector.

    A. One day a certain preacher began to pride-fully muse about what a fine preacher he had become. 1. So he said to his wife, “How many really great preachers do you think there are?” 2. His wife thought for a minute and said, “Well, I don’t know how many really great preachers there are, but ...read more

  • Submission To God

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Mar 8, 2020
     | 2,987 views

    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

  • Pursuing Submission Series

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Feb 27, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,171 views

    James tells us that we are to submit ourselves to God. In this message we will unpack 5 ways (from the text) that will enable us to do just that.

    Pursuing Submission OKAY – let’s do this, week 9 of our series on James… NOW HERE - is the text that we are going to unpack this morning (August 30, 2015) AND BEFORE – we read it, let me remind who wrote this passage. James the ½ brother of Jesus… A GUY – who shoots straight, tells the ...read more

  • Mardi Gras Or Shrove Tuesday?

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 22, 2020
     | 442 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Fellowship Of The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Jan 19, 2020
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     | 2,793 views

    Today's message is part of the "Person and Work of the Holy Spirit" series and look at the fellowship we have with the Holy Spirit, and how it's about companionship, partnership, and intimacy.

    The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit “The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit" {Audio File: https://mega.nz/#!PcEklKDS!QiibLY3ibJw3_Pv7tF6yI0GSANcrQpI7yp0BS4HDT90} In our series on the person and work of the Holy Spirit we’ll be taking time to really get a handle on not only Who the Holy Spirit ...read more

  • Step Seven - Give It To God Series

    Contributed by Robert Butler on Jan 8, 2020
     | 1,218 views

    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 ...read more

  • Overcoming Triumphantly

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Dec 31, 2019
     | 1,686 views

    Instructions about how to overcome and conquer temptations to do wrong.

    As we face the trials and temptations in this life, we are all too often finding ourselves yielding and doing wrong. So, in this passage tonight, James is giving us some instructions about how to overcome and conquer these temptations. But before we can conquer temptations and trials, we have to ...read more

  • Let's Quarrel About Quarreling Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 24, 2019
     | 2,536 views

    James asks: “What causes fights and quarrels among you?” (verse 1). As usual, James asks a question and does not leave us hanging, but gives us an answer to help direct our minds and hearts. James pinpoints the seeds of quarrels as wrong desires inside us.

    MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK SERIES Let’s Quarrel About Quarreling JAMES 4:1-6 #JAMESatCCC INTRODUCTION… The Pig War (1859) https://www.cracked.com/article_17123_the-5-most-retarded-wars-ever-fought.html The Americans and British had a long, awkward relationship in the century after the American ...read more

  • The Devil Goes To Church Too Series

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Mar 21, 2019
    based on 2 ratings
     | 6,058 views

    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 ...read more

  • It's Hard To Be Humble

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 16, 2019
     | 7,344 views

    God gives grace to the humble, not the haughty.

    It’s Hard to Be Humble James 4:1-12 Rev. Brian Bill March 16-17, 2019 Mac Davis recorded a song in 1980 that became an international hit called, “It’s Hard to Be Humble.” Oh Lord it’s hard to be humble When you’re perfect in every way I can’t wait to look in the mirror Cause I get better looking ...read more

  • Releasing The Anointing Of God

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Feb 23, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,278 views

    In order for the anointing of God to move powerfully through a Christian’s life, and upon every life they touch, it must be released.

    Before the anointing was released at the start of Jesus ministry, He was baptized. “When all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also was baptized; and while He prayed, the heaven was opened.” (Luke 3:21 NIV) Baptism symbolizes death. The spices that made up the Anointing Oil ...read more

  • Draw Near To God: Three Obstacles To Overcome

    Contributed by Barnabas Park on Jan 6, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,300 views

    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 ...read more

  • James 5 Pray Smart Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 21, 2018
     | 5,187 views

    I first titled this message “Pray right” but I changed my topic because it’s about “praying smart” – we need to be using the wisdom of God to pray the smart way which then touches the heart of God and eventually our hearts!

    Video: Prayer Series: James – Let’s do it! Thesis of Book: The message of the book is “Let’s do it – live the faith – put it into action! The half-brother of Jesus is speaking to the scattered Jewish Christians across the nations – they were scattered right after Stephen was killed. James tells ...read more