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  • Wisdom From Above Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Sep 12, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,245 views

    A comparison and contrast of worldly wisdom and wisdom from above.

    Sermon for 15 Pent Yr B, 21/09/2003 Based on James 3:13-18 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson When a dog wags its tail and barks at the same time, what end do you believe? When a sick florist goes to the hospital, what do you send her or him? Why ...read more

  • Heavenly Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 12, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 11,054 views

    We need to accept God’s wisdom and reject worldly wisdom.

    First Baptist Church October 7, 2001 James 3:13-18 Have you ever met people who were absolute geniuses? They seem to know everything. If ...read more

  • The Wisdom Effect Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,906 views

    The effects of Godly wisdom on our lives as opposed to living by worldly wisdom.

    James: Religion That Works “The Wisdom Effect” March 26, 2006 What is wisdom? Is it knowledge? Is it maturity? Is it simply old age? If you ask different people about what wisdom is, you are guaranteed to get different answers. “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” ...read more

  • Pray For The Wisdom That Comes From Heaven

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Sep 23, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,134 views

    Pentecost 18(B) - Pray for the wisdom that comes from above since worldly wisdom produces selfish lives but God’s wisdom produces spiritual living.

    PRAY FOR THE WISDOM THAT COMES FROM HEAVEN James 3:13-4:6 - September 18, 2005 - Pentecost 18 Dear Fellow-Redeemed and Saints in the Lord: There are many people in the Old Testament and New Testament who stand as examples for believers today. One example is Solomon--we probably ...read more

  • How To Use The Wisdom Of God To Overcome The World's Wisdom

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Feb 14, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,945 views

    Today it becomes increasingly tempting to rely on the world’s financial, scientific or educational wisdom. New insights are gained everyday. Knowledge doubles every five years according to Alvin Tofler in his landmark best seller Future Shock. Yet, throug

    1. Today it becomes increasingly tempting to rely on the world’s financial, scientific or educational wisdom. New insights are gained everyday. Knowledge doubles every five years according to Alvin Tofler in his landmark best seller Future Shock. Yet, throughout all dimensions of life we come to ...read more

  • Let Go; Let God Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 53 ratings
     | 3,707 views

    Old Testament Isaiah and New Testament James agreed on the two principal ingredients of genuine, lasting personal peace -- Let Go; Let God

    13If you are wise and understand God¡¦s ways, live a life of steady goodness so that only good deeds will pour forth. And if you don¡¦t brag about the good you do, then you will be truly wise! 14But if you are bitterly jealous and there is selfish ambition in your hearts, don¡¦t brag about being ...read more

  • True Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by George Gabriel on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,474 views

    Does our definitions of wisdom match what God wants from us? This outline illustrates how our definitions of wisdom are much more shortsighted than what God has to offer us

    Get into 3 groups Group 1 define the word “wisdom” like it would be in the dictionary Group 2 define worldly wisdom Group 3 define Godly wisdom 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Group 1 What is wisdom? (write down definitions in column 1) Why do you think James lumped in ...read more

  • Tested By Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 29, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,662 views

    Any path apart from God’s way is a downward path. God offers us light and liberation, while secular reasoning brings only darkness and despair.

    Overcoming Futility, a Sermon Series on Ecclesiastes "Tested by Wisdom", Ecclesiastes 7:13-29 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts I read an apt example of worldly wisdom the other day, in the latest issue of Money magazine: Under the heading of financial ...read more

  • Finding True Wisdom Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,048 views

    Wisdom is the ability to apply the Truth of scripture to our daily lives.

    Finding True Wisdom James 3:13-18 November 5, 2006 Evening Service Introduction 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not ...read more

  • Two Kinds Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,937 views

    In this sermon we examine what James says about our need to have God’s wisdom and ask for it. Then we see how that Solomon did just that and God answered his prayer.

    A. This is graduation weekend, and we want to recognize and congratulate all our graduates, both college and high school. 1. Being graduation weekend, it is the perfect time to talk about wisdom. 2. Today as we look at the end of James chapter 3, we will see how that James contrasts two kinds of ...read more

  • Church. The Way Its Supposed To Be Series

    Contributed by Donald Minshew on Jul 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,138 views

    Discusses the biblical admonitions related to the Lord’s church

    Church. The Way it’s supposed to be. Colossians 2:4-7 Five characteristics of a church that pleases God. It is: 1. Perceptive enough to withstand sweet talk § We will never deny that worldly wisdom is arguable. Robertson -The art of persuasion is the height of oratory, but it easily ...read more

  • Lent Answers Lifes Big Questions

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Mar 27, 2003
    based on 82 ratings
     | 9,449 views

    We often serach for answers to life’s questions by looking at how we feel or what makes sense to us; however, God points us to Christ crucified.

    Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. The Word of God through which the Holy Spirit touches our hearts are the words he breathed into the Apostle Paul to write, recorded in 1 Corinthians 1 Jews demand miraculous sings and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach ...read more

  • Wise Or Otherwise? Series

    Contributed by Douglas Dudley on Jul 25, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,776 views

    IT SEEMS THE CHRISTIANS IN JAMES’ DAY WAS HAVING TROUBLE DECIDING BETWEEN TWO TYPES OF WISDOM. DO WE HAVE THAT PROBLEM TODAY?

    Wise and Otherwise Text: James 3:13-17 Introduction. Sometimes late at night, it’s hard to find a good movie to watch. The other night, as I manned my remote to look at the listings, I noticed a movie called “Dumb and Dumber”. If you’ll remember back to the time when we were kids ...read more

  • Staying The Course

    Contributed by Jamie Moore on Nov 2, 2000
    based on 98 ratings
     | 1,739 views

    The church must stay on mission for Jesus in order to spread the gospel.

    Text: Acts 14:1-28 Title: Staying the Course ETS: Despite persecution, Paul continued to faithfully preach the Gospel. ESS: Despite outside interference, we must continue to spread the Gospel. OSS: I want the church to be on mission for Jesus. PQ: How can the church faithfully fulfill its ...read more

  • The Faces Of Opposition

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 834 views

    We should not be surprised that the gospel is opposed. We’d like to think that everyone will just accept this wonderful news, but that is not the case. Let’s look at the faces of that opposition.

    Passage: Acts 17:1-33 Intro: One of the recurring themes of Acts is opposition. 1. mostly from the Jews, but others as well. 2. it was as well as recurring theme in the life of ministry of Christ. 3. we can draw this principle; that where the gospel goes, opposition will arise in one form or ...read more