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  • The Fairy Tale Ending / Grab For The Gusto

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on May 18, 2012
    based on 148 ratings
     | 20,313 views

    You only go around once in life, so you've got to grab for all the gusto you can." Some of you may remember that television commercial. But, what exactly is gusto?

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service; there are four Scripture Readings before the Sermon. The Scripture Readings for this day were: Proverbs 31:10-31; Psalm 1:1-6; James 3:13-4:8 and Mark 9:30-37. You only go around once in life, .....so you've got to grab .....for all the gusto you ...read more

  • Put On The Full Armour Of God Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Mar 19, 2017
    based on 7 ratings
     | 9,479 views

    Spiritual warfare is very real in the life of the believer, but we have not been left helpless or without defence. God has given us specific tools to use in our daily spiritual battle.

    We continue in our series on Discovering our Destiny, and our focus in recent weeks has been on Conquering our Fears, and this morning we are thinking about the Armour of God. The Armour of God.... We are in a spiritual battle and we don’t wrestle against this physical world, but against the ...read more

  • Submit Yourselves To God Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Apr 17, 2012
    based on 300 ratings
     | 64,246 views

    How do we submit to God? What is required to do this? 1- We submit by resisting 2- We submit by moving 3- We submit by grieving

    INTRO.- Submit. How do you like that word? It’s a verb that means to yield to the power or authority of another. When we’re small and at home, it means mom and dad. When we’re in school, it means the teacher. When we’re out in the working world, it’s our boss or ...read more

  • You Adulterous People Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 14, 2012
    based on 219 ratings
     | 23,867 views

    What does spiritual adultery mean? Several things according to this text. 1- Spiritual adultery means friendship with the world 2- Spiritual adultery means opposition to God 3- Spiritual adultery means giving in to the devil

    INTRO.- People commit adultery in various ways. Our world is notorious for committing adultery. It seems to happens in Hollywood often. ILL.- Remember actress Sandra Bullock in the award winning movie, “The Blind Side”? And do you remember to whom she was married? She was married from 2005 ...read more

  • Pride And Humility Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 29, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,888 views

    A message from James chapter 4 dealing with pride and humility

    Pride and Humility James 4 CHCC: November 21, 2010 INTRODUCTION: At the center of this chapter, James quotes a Proverb: God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble. James 4:6 from Proverbs 3:34 God gives grace to the humble is because they submit to Him. In other words, ...read more

  • When Dreams Come True Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Apr 27, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 12,707 views

    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 ...read more

  • It's Not About Me Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 6, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,437 views

    Humility is our weapon against the enemy.

    IT’S NOT ABOUT ME James 4.6-8 S: Humility C: Pride Th: Our Time, Our Turn, Our All Pr: HUMILITY IS OUR WEAPON AGAINST THE ENEMY. CV: We will passionately pursue full devotion to Jesus Christ. I. PRIDE II. INDEPENDENCE III. ACHIEVEMENT PA: How is the change to be observed? • Seek ...read more

  • I-Surrender Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 4, 2009
    based on 65 ratings
     | 14,853 views

    How do you know if you’ve humbled yourself to God... or if you are still dominated by pride and selfishness. Who is big "I" and who is the little "i" in your relationship with God?

    One day a woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen, shaking frantically with what looked like a wire running from his waist to the electric coffeepot he had in his hand. It seemed that he was being electrocuted. So - intending to jolt him away from the deadly current - she whacked him ...read more

  • Avoiding Arguments Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Oct 17, 2008
    based on 30 ratings
     | 5,364 views

    This sermon looks at three desires that cause arguments and four steps to help resolve arguments. I. Give in to God II. Resist the Devil III. Draw closer to God IV. Seek forgiveness

    Avoiding Arguments We are going to look today at how to avoid arguments. Remember I have said that James is a very practical book – perhaps the most practical book in the Bible. As we get to chapter four James talks about how we are to avoid arguments. He doesn’t beat around the bush when he ...read more

  • Conflict Management

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,753 views

    Major companies spend thousands of dollars a year for an outside source to come in and deal with conflict and envy within the company. Envy will destroy good employees and make them bad.

    Conflict Management Text: James 4:1-10 1 Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members? 2 You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and ...read more

  • How To Experience Supernatural Christianity Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 26 ratings
     | 4,061 views

    James tells his readers how to move from "ho-hum" Christianity to supernatural living.

    1. Illus. of phone call • When my friend asked me what I was doing, I replied, “you know- just the same old same old.” • When he asked what that meant, I said, “nothing tragic, nothing tremendous, just the same old same old!” 2. You might say, “pastor, you’ve just described my walk with God. I ...read more

  • Winning The War... With Humility Series

    Contributed by Steven Buhr on Mar 27, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 17,750 views

    Being a Christian is not a hat we wear, and then take off when it’s convenient or uncomfortable. It’s not going to church or Bible study or choir practice. It’s not a fake ID we show at the pearly gates of heaven or a ‘get out of hell free’ card. Being a

    James 4:1-10 – Winning the War, with Humility ‘Every baby starts life as a little savage. He is completely selfish and self-centered. He wants what he wants when he wants it — his bottle, his mother’s attention, his playmate’s toy, his uncle’s watch. Deny him these once, and he seethes with ...read more

  • A Room With A View: Perspectives On Prayer -- Distracted By Success

    Contributed by Jonathan Falwell on Feb 25, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,097 views

    Today, we begin a brand new series entitled “Room with a View: Perspectives on Prayer” in which we will focus on how to experience God’s presence in everyday life.

    “A Room with a View: Perspectives on Prayer” Distracted by Success Today, we begin a brand new series entitled “Room with a View: Perspectives on Prayer.” Throughout the past nine months, we have looked at various ideas and concepts that build upon one simple truth…Not I, But Christ! Today, ...read more

  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 63 ratings
     | 30,928 views

    James asks his readers where their continual desire to fight amongst themselves comes from. And his answer is surprising. Rather than point his finger at an outward cause of their strife, he tells them it is because of each of their individual selfishne

    1. What are the Prevailing Symptoms of selfish pride (4:2-5) 2. What is the Primary Source of selfish pride (4:6) 3. What are some Practical Solutions for selfish pride (4:7-12) JAMES 4:1 Two old friends were sitting on the front porch one Sunday afternoon when one of them began to confess ...read more

  • The Conflict Cure Series

    Contributed by Don Jones on Sep 16, 2007
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,533 views

    The message gives the 5 steps to avoid and diffuse conflict.

    The Conflict Cure James 4:1-10 Introduction This morning we are going to look at conflict in and out of the church. I have discovered a great deal about conflict and would like to share some of the more important points. Lynn Buzzard gives negative advice on "How to turn a ...read more