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  • The War Series

    Contributed by Archie Norman on Jan 21, 2015

    book of James

    The War James 4:1-10 1. The War Within a. Their afflictions - lust b. Their anger - cannot obtain c. Their attack - they kill d. Their asking - absent or selfish 2. The War Without a. The World b. Satan *The Answer 1) submit to God 2) draw near to more

  • How To Start & Stop Church Wars Series

    Contributed by Buffy Cook on Apr 4, 2015

    "For Dummies" books are a raging success! Why? Full of practical wisdom and simple "How To's" Wouldn't a "Christianity for Dummies," a book full of practical wisdom & simple How Tos on how to live out our faith, be great? James & this series is JUST THAT

    Christianity For Dummies: How to Start & Stop Wars James 4:1-10 I. Introduction A. Have you ever heard of the "War of the Whiskers" or the "War of the Oaken Bucket" or the "War of Jenkins' Ear"? These were actual wars fought between nations! War is a fact of life. Not only are there wars 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

  • Curing Church Conflict-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 7, 2011

    3 of 3. James revealed the solution for conflict within the local church body. There is a known cure for conflict within the local church. But how is it challenged? The cure for church conflict is challenged by our....

    CURING CHURCH CONFLICT—III—James 4:1-17 Attention: A zookeeper wanted to get some extra animals for his zoo, so he decided to compose a letter. The only problem was that he didn’t know the plural of "mongoose." He started the letter: "To whom it may concern, I need two mongeese." No, that wouldn’t more

  • Ash Wednesday: Confronting Sin

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 9, 2011

    A talk given at our evening Ash Wednesday service. Jesus's death on the cross has paid the price for our sins but our bad habits, bad behaviour and the things that trip us up still need to be confronted.

    A young man once visited the great German preacher Martin Luther to ask for his advice. He said that he was constantly plagued by wrongful desires and lustful thoughts and did not know what to do. Martin Luther’s reply was typically blunt and to the point. He said, “You can’t stop more

  • How Can We Overcome The Problem Of Divisions?

    Contributed by Amor A. Dee on Mar 10, 2011

    The Bible speaks us on how to deal divisions in life.

    Amor Dee Text: James 4:1-12 Sermon Structure: Problematical Subject: Division Theme: How can we overcome the problem of divisions? Intro: Greetings… Text… Title… Prayer… To all of us who were here this morning, how many times do we ever feel like we’re all alone? more

  • Curing Church Conflict-2

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 20, 2011

    2 of 3. James revealed the solution for conflict within the local church body. There is a known cure for conflict within the local church. But how is it challenged? The cure for church conflict is challenged by....

    CURING CHURCH CONFLICT—II—James 4:1-17 Attention: A man limps into a hospital to have his foot X-rayed, & is asked to wait for the results. Some time later an orderly appears & hands the man a large pill. As he’s handed the pill, a mother with a small child in need of immediate attention enters & more

  • Curing Church Conflict-1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 20, 2011

    1 of 3. James revealed the solution for conflict within the local church body. There is a known cure for conflict within the local church. But how is it challenged ? The cure for church conflict is challenged by....

    CURING CHURCH CONFLICT—I—James 4:1-17 Attention: *Our own behaviors can circumvent the very cure we need. Need: The tensions in my church are are obvious. As soon as you step on the property you know it. Visitors sense it. The community talks about it. Everybody hates it. We’re losing more

  • Submitting To God

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Apr 7, 2001
    based on 90 ratings

    When we do not submit to God there is a conflict inside. 1. The source of the conflict is selfishness. 2. The result of the conflict is rebellion. 3. The solution to the conflict is submission.

    When Jesus rode into Jerusalem with the crowds from Galilee following him, he was giving them an opportunity to acknowledge that he was indeed the King of Israel, or rather King of the whole world. He was giving them the opportunity to submit to him as Lord of their lives. But we know that was more

  • If Tomorrow Never Comes: 3 Way To Live Everyday Like It's Your Last

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on May 21, 2001
    based on 109 ratings

    We are not guarenteed our next breath. This message give 3 ways to live like there is no tomorrow.

    If Tomorrow Never Comes: 3 ways to Live today like it is your last Topical April 8, 2001 F.B.C. Chester, Illinois Mike Fogerson Introduction: 1. A few weeks ago I attended the funeral of Heath Mott. A 31 year old husband and father. A. Officers, EMT’s were more

  • Cheating On God Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 28, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    We need to realize that when we cheat on God we do a lot of damage to ourselves. James shares with us how to cheat-proof or relationship with God

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • The issue we will examine this morning is not a particularly fun one or a comfortable one to talk about. I pray it will open our eyes to the potential problem it can become in our relationship with Jesus. • For those who are married, do you remember your wedding day? It more

  • Dealing With The Lack Of Peace In Our Relationships

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Dec 9, 2001
    based on 35 ratings

    This sermon analyzes some of the problems and some of the solutions regarding having peace in our relationships.

    This passage points us toward some of the causes and some solutions concerning the lack of peace we often deal with in our relationships (see v. 1). I. What’s Your Problem? James identifies some of the causes of the problems we face. He deals with several, but let’s limit ourselves to more

  • Tough Questions

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jul 13, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    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 more

  • Be Humble Be Hopeful

    Contributed by Don Schultz on Jan 19, 2012

    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 more

  • You Can't Have It Both Ways

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 22, 2012
    based on 8 ratings

    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 heaven more