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  • The Tests Of Real Religion Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 28, 2009
    based on 25 ratings
     | 11,528 views

    Receptivity to the Word & responsiveness to its revelation must be coupled with a new way of living. One must continuously surrender in obedience to & constant practice of the Word. For inner spiritual devotion to Christ as Lord will be demonstrated by me

    JAMES 1:26-27 THE TESTS OF REAL RELIGION We have been studying about being receptive to the Word and responsive to its teachings. Receptivity to the Word and responsiveness to its revelation must be coupled with a new way of living. One must continuously surrender to obedience and constant ...read more

  • "Getting Real Religion" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Sep 8, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,365 views

    Fourth sermon in a series on the use and abuse of the tongue.

    It should be the goal of every Christian to make sure that they avoid the tragedy of having a saved soul, but living a wasted life. This is the subject of our passage for today. James speaks to us about getting "real religion," that is, how to make sure we live out our faith in such a way that our ...read more

  • Shadow Or Substance

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jun 3, 2003
    based on 97 ratings
     | 1,854 views

    Everything about real religion is found complete in Jesus. Anything beyond or without Jesus is just a shadow.

    May 18, 2003 Colossians 2:13-19 “Shadow or substance” INTRODUCTION The month of May is known for at least three things. It is known for flowers – “April showers bring May flowers” and what do Mayflowers bring? Pilgrims. It is known for Mother’s Day which we celebrated last week. ...read more

  • Real-Igion

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Feb 21, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,122 views

    In today’s passage, James wants to keep us from the deception that being religious is merely going through a set of rituals and motions. James doesn’t want us to be deceived into thinking the more I exemplify religious behavior the more spiritual I am. Le

    REALIGION James 1:26-27 INTRODUCTION: Preventing deception is a major theme for James (1:1:16, 22, 26). In today’s passage, James wants to keep us from the deception that being religious is merely going through a set of rituals and motions. James doesn’t want us to be deceived into ...read more

  • Why Be A Good Samaritan

    Contributed by William Wyne on Feb 28, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,633 views

    The good in us must come out of us.

    I am again humbled and delighted to have been extended the invitation to be here at First Presbyterian Church as we continue what I believe is an honorable fellowship of pulpit exchange. I only hope and pray that your Pastor is receiving the kind of warmth and hospitality that I have received from ...read more

  • Getting Past The Glitter #3 - "Doing" Differently About Christmas Series

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Dec 19, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,605 views

    Third message in series, about getting past the rhetoric of Christmas.

    Getting Past the Glitter #3 - "Doing" Differently about Christmas Romans 12:2, James 1:26-27 December 12, 2004 Introduction One of the cool things about the holiday season is the abundance of chocolate, at least that’s cool to me. And confident of the fact that there are others like me ...read more

  • The Cage Of Religion Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Apr 24, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,059 views

    We all want to live life to the fullest, yet we seem to be held back. What cages us in? What locks us down? What fences us in? It is a fight to get out, but victory is possible!

    Ultimate Cage Fighting Pt. 4 – The Cage of Religion I. Introduction Round 1, we battled the Cage of Fear. Round 2, we squared off against the Cage of Death. In Round 3, we slugged it out with the Cage of Addiction. Today, we take on what may be an even tougher opponent . . . the Cage of ...read more

  • Superficial Or Supernatural

    Contributed by Adrian Rogers on Mar 27, 2012
    based on 10 ratings
     | 19,977 views

    Your religion, is it superficial or is it supernatural?

    Introduction Your religion, is it superficial or is it supernatural? You’re going to find two kinds listed here in James chapter 1 beginning in verse 26: “If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is ...read more

  • Pure Religion

    Contributed by Stephen E. Trail on Mar 4, 2012
     | 2,439 views

    A sermon about the contradiction between vain and pure religion.

    “Pure Religion” James 1:22-27 Scripture Reading James 1:22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. 23 For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: 24 For he beholdeth himself, and ...read more

  • Psalm 1. Part Three. The People Of The Congregation Series

    Contributed by George Barton on Feb 10, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,840 views

    Demonstrates what Christians are to do when God brings troubles and trials into the lives of their neighbors and associates.

    PSALM 107 PART 3 THE PEOPLE OF THE CONGREGATION PLEASE TURN TO PSALM 107 OR TO THE TRANSLATION OF PSALM 107 WHICH I PREPARED FOR YOU. I SHALL READ VERSES 32-43. This section describes true Christians, the people of the congregation who gather regularly in churches to praise the ...read more

  • Keep Pressing On Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 16, 2012
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,881 views

    God wants us to: 1. Restrain our tongues and our temper (vs. 16-20). 2. Receive His Word (vs. 21). 3. Respond to His Word (vs. 22-25). 4. Reflect the right kind of religion (vs. 26-27).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 4: Keep Pressing on James 1:16-27 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 4, 2012 *There is no doubt that God wants us to keep moving forward in the Christian life. After many years of faithfully serving the Lord, the Apostle ...read more

  • Back To Basics

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 27, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,591 views

    There are times when a church, however successful, must review the basics: do we love those whom we serve, are we able to love those with whom we disagree, and can we feel sheer, passionate love for Christ Himself?

    Where I come from, the real religion is basketball. Baptists, Methodists, and Catholics all take a distant back seat, because the real religion in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is basketball. No spring day goes by without every schoolboy finding his way to the hoops to do lay-ups and to dream about ...read more

  • Rules Are Made To Be Broken Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Nov 27, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,868 views

    Discover the counter-cultural ethic that Jesus utilized as he ministered and saved the human race.

    RULES ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN Mark 2:18 – 3:6 Sermon #4 of “Ten Cultural Myths that Drive America” This is the fourth sermon in our sermon series, “Ten Cultural Myths that Drive America” from the first six chapters of Mark. Last week we looked at “Shop ‘Til You Drop” from Mark 2:13-17. We ...read more

  • Transmutation? I Assume?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Jul 13, 2016
     | 1,041 views

    Life is full of tradeoffs... Show me what you do with your money? talent? your time? Are we really investing wisely? God stamp ETERNITY OVER OUR VISUAL FIELDS.

    TRANSMUTATION --- ? I ASSUME---? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I CARRY A DEEP CONCERN... I AM A PK, PREACHER'S KID... I WAS RAISED IN A PARSONAGE--- I HAVE SEEN THE GOOD --- THE BAD --- THE UGLY --- I HAVE ONE QUESTION --- WHO FEEDS THE FEEDER? In early pastoral duties ...read more

  • How To Increase Your Credibility Series

    Contributed by Tim Huie on Apr 13, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,679 views

    Christians can maximize their credibility by engaging in key Christian behaviors.

    1. Illus. of waitress • Christian man went into restaurant. Paid his bill with a $20 bill. When waitress brought him his change, she brought $10 too much. • When he called her back to table and brought this to her attention, she said, “I know. I was watching church service on television the other ...read more