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  • How To Pray Like A Righteous Man

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 5, 2018
    based on 162 ratings
     | 16,873 views

    James gives us the example of how to pray by referring back to Elijah’s prayer for rain. What did he do that we can copy in our prayers?

    OPEN: A man by the name of Harold Lamb told this story of a sales presentation he made at a church board meeting: "My co-worker and I were making a sales call to a rural Baptist church. We gave our presentation to the church committee, and then the group’s chairman walked to the altar and knelt ...read more

  • The Dangers Of Self-Indulgence Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Nov 11, 2012
    based on 9 ratings
     | 14,724 views

    The Second Coming should move us to serve and not be self-indulgent.

    When I was about 12 years old I was contacted by our pastor to see if I would be interested in cleaning out the house of a woman who had passed away. I eagerly agreed, thinking that this would be an easy way to make some shekels. I wasn’t prepared for what I found. The entire house was ...read more

  • Now Listen, You Rich People! Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jun 20, 2012
    based on 129 ratings
     | 24,816 views

    A message for the wicked rich and the reasoning behind it. 1- Their wealth is rotten 2- Their luxury is indulgent

    INTRO.- Rich folks. How rich is rich? According to Forbes’ richest list, 72 year old Carlos Slim Helu and family from Mexico are the richest people in the world at $69 Billion, which he made from a company called Telecom. CEO of Microsoft, Bill Gates is still number two and very rich with ...read more

  • The Use Of Wealth Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 10,891 views

    The aim of this warning is to awaken all Christians who are tempted to adopt worldly goals & standards rather than God’s goals & standards. The secondary purpose is to assure suffering Christians of the Divine judgment coming upon their oppressors.

    JAMES 5:1-6 THE USE OF WEALTH / A Source of Spiritual Numbness [Amos 5:11-27/ Mt. 6:19-21] The last section dealt with arrogant self-centeredness. Arrogant self-centeredness is demonstrated by planning a future without placing God’s will first and it can lead to more dangerous possibilities. ...read more

  • An Exposition Of James Five Series

    Contributed by David Wilson on Apr 29, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,425 views

    An in-depth look at James chapter five with practical applications. This entire series is available as an ebook from itunes or for the Nook via Barnes and Noble for the nominal fee of $4.95. This book is a conversational commentary.

    5:1-6 Superior Faith is not Found in Greed Once again James blows his spiritual whistle and calls for the attention of a specific group. He leaves no question regarding the status of those wealthy people who have used their wealth as a sign of their supposed superior faith. In fact, James now ...read more

  • Being Wise With Your Money Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Nov 11, 2008
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,423 views

    This sermon looks at three ways in which handle money. I. The Method In Which We GET Our Money II. The Reason We SAVE Our Money III. The Way We SPEND Our Money

    Being Wise With Your Money Today we are going to continue our sermon series – “Living Life Wisely”. We have been going through the book of James – I have said it is a very practical book – perhaps the most practical book in the Bible. Today James is going to tell us how to be wise with our ...read more

  • Test 6: Pride Test, Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 33 ratings
     | 7,866 views

    This is the final part of James’ sixth test of faith—the pride test. This third part of the pride test deals with our pocketbooks--greedy pride.

    1. The first example of greedy pride is hoarding treasures 2. The second example of greedy pride is defrauding measures 3. The third example of greedy pride is indulging pleasures A story is told about a rich man who was in the hospital on his deathbed. The doctors had only given him a short ...read more

  • Rich Little Series

    Contributed by Don Jones on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,167 views

    The message deals with the attitude, acquisition, and application of riches and the dangers involved.

    Rich Little James 51-6 Introduction A well-worn one dollar bill and a similarly distressed twenty dollar bill arrived at a Federal Reserve Bank to be retired. As they moved along the conveyor belt to be burned, they struck up a conversation. The twenty dollar bill ...read more

  • "Money Matters" Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Aug 30, 2005
    based on 44 ratings
     | 9,788 views

    Tenth in a series on the book of James. Deals with principles for successfully handling the resources that God has given into our lives.

    A STUDY OF THE BOOK OF JAMES Sermon # 10 “Money Matters” James 5:1-6 Some have said to me recently, jokingly I hope, “I will be glad when we finish the series on James, I am tired of having my toes stepped on!” But there is an ...read more

  • The Son Will Come Out Tomorrow Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jul 20, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,008 views

    The tenth in a series walking through the book of James. This message contrasts the temporary nature of worldly wealth, with the eternal hope found in the coming day of the Lord. It is intended to provide hope for those in financial struggles needing to

    There is no doubt that James is a book of tough teaching. In fact, I can just imagine there were probably recipients of this letter that were going through some really hard times. Maybe they had endured some persecution. We know that many of them were suffering financially. Life was not easy. ...read more

  • A Divine Appointment With Breakthrough Series

    Contributed by David Shipman on Nov 22, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 6,629 views

    The Word has prophetically spoken of the church as a glorious place seen and read of all men. There is a "witness" that God wants His church to experience

    Divine Appointment With Breakthrough >Confession of Faith God has prophesied that in the last days we will see an inversion of the church. >An oppressed church - an ineffective church will transform into glorious, powerful church. >I have quoted Malachi several times which states ...read more

  • Rusted Wealth Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 30, 2001
    based on 186 ratings
     | 26,720 views

    Wealth is not wrong, it is your attitude towards it that matters most to God.

    First Baptist Church October 28, 2001 James 5:1-6 A man was a regular diner at a restaurant. The owner always did his best to please him. One day he complained that he only received one piece of bread with his meal, so the waiter promptly brought him four slices. The man said, "That’s ...read more

  • Money Talks

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 135 ratings
     | 5,837 views

    "If money talks," said a popular comedian, "all it ever says to me is good-bye"

    "If money talks," said a popular comedian, "all it ever says to me is good-bye" There are several miscellaneous matters in this last chapter, but the key thought seems to be that of the second coming of Christ (vv. 7-9). When Christians honestly look for the return of Christ, the evidences of ...read more

  • The Misery Of Misplaced Trust Series

    Contributed by Steven Mclain on Oct 23, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,498 views

    When our trust or faith is placed on anything other than God, it will always lead to misery.

    INTRODUCTION The subject of the book of James is Faith. James is challenging his readers as well as all that profess the name Christ concerning the authenticity of our faith. True faith will result in true Christ like living. Dead faith, which is faith without works, can not save. In ...read more

  • You Rich People

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 177 ratings
     | 4,010 views

    Introductory Comments 1. Story of Bill Gates. Today, at age 41, he is the richest private individual in the entire world, with a net worth of about 30 billion dollars. 2. That is the kind of a story we are interested in quite often isn't it? We like to read books and watch movies about ...read more