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  • Wisdom From Above Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Sep 12, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,420 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 11, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 11,240 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 Of Being A Peacemaker Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Oct 20, 2012
    based on 14 ratings
     | 26,036 views

    Worldly wisdom brings disorder; heavenly wisdom brings peace.

    The Wisdom of Being a Peacemaker James 3:13-18 Rev. Brian Bill 10/21/12 How many of you watched “Fearless Felix” make a death-defying jump out of a balloon more than 24 miles above the earth last Sunday? On his way down, he hit speeds of 844 miles per hour, shattering the ...read more

  • The Wisdom Effect Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Mar 23, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,973 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

  • "The Preacher"

    Contributed by Julio Gonzalez on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,215 views

    Introduction to Ecclesiastes

    "THE PREACHER" Ecc. 1:1-3 INTRODUCTION Rev. Julio González "Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun?" "What is life all about? What is the point of living? Why should we work so ...read more

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

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,037 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

  • True Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by George Gabriel on Jun 28, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,504 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

  • Two Kinds Of Wisdom Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jul 3, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,043 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

  • How To Be An Influential Person Series

    Contributed by Dan Jackson on Sep 5, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,777 views

    8th message in James series. James has a decidedly different concept of what counts for influence than our secular society does.

    On Christmas Eve 1985 this article appeared in Our Daily Bread: In the early 19th century, a war-weary world was anxiously watching the march of Napoleon. All the while babies were being born. In 1809, midway between the battles of Trafalgar and Waterloo, William E. Gladstone was born in ...read more

  • Lent Answers Lifes Big Questions

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Mar 27, 2003
    based on 82 ratings
     | 9,495 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
     | 1,837 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 Oct 31, 2000
    based on 98 ratings
     | 1,803 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

  • A Real Wise Guy

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 21, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 729 views

    Do we have knowledge? or wisdom?

    A Real Wise Guy 1. James starts with ? Look around. Who is wise & understanding? In this section, James tells us what wisdom is & how it may be attained. 2. Wisdom is not a hidden character trait. If foolish man keeps quiet some will judge him wise, but wise man can’t. He is responsible ...read more

  • The Mind Of Christ Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,588 views

    This sermon explains why it is so important for Chirstians to take EVERY THOUGHT captive and make it obedient to Christ.

    1 Corinthians The Mind of Christ 1 Corinthians 1:26 - 2:16 January 26, 2003 Intro: A. [Getting an Outside Line, Citation: Don Heavener, Englewood, FL. Christian Reader, "Lite Fare."] A young woman came to the welfare office to apply for social help. The social worker told her that ...read more

  • What Are You Seeking Series

    Contributed by Jay Mcphearson on Sep 24, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,723 views

    A person after the heart of God should also seek the wisdom of God.

    I will send you the powerpoint for free, just email me with the sermon title in the subject line. James 3:13-18 “What are you seeking?” “A person after the heart of God should also seek the wisdom of God.” Sunday Morning Sermon 09.23.07 Intro: (Start with title and text) A professor of ...read more