Sermon Series
  • 1. Claiming To Have Faith

    Contributed on Jan 23, 2012
    based on 287 ratings

    What God is telling us about true faith versus claiming to have faith. 1- Faith demonstrates good 2- Faith believes in God 3- Faith produces righteousness

    INTRO.- ILL.- A guy was coming out of church one day, and the preacher was standing at the door as he always is to shake hands. (You know. The preacher’s job is to: shake them in, shake them up, and shake them out!) Well, he grabbed the guy by the hand and pulled him aside. The preacher more

  • 2. Be Patient, Brothers!

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2012
    based on 311 ratings

    This text tells us what it takes to be patient in this life. 1- Consider the farmer 2- Don’t grumble 3- Remember Job

    INTRO.- ILL.- More and more doctors are running their practices like an assembly lines. One fella walked into a doctor's office and the receptionist asked him what he had. He said, "Shingles." So she took down his name, address, medical insurance number and told him to have a seat. Fifteen more

  • 3. Is Anyone Of You In Trouble?

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2012
    based on 284 ratings

    James gives us the solution to trouble and several other things that we encounter in life. 1- Are you in trouble? Pray 2- Are you happy? Sing 3- Are you sick? Call (make a phone call)

    INTRO.- Trouble. Can life be lived without any trouble? No, it’s an impossibility. ILL.- Mark Twain said, “My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.” I think all parents have some trouble with their kids, but I doubt seriously that they more

  • 4. If One Should Wander From The Truth

    Contributed on Jul 23, 2012
    based on 174 ratings

    James tells us what to do with people who wander away from the truth of Christ. 1- Bring them back 2- Remember the good 3- Cover the sins

    INTRO.- ILL.- One time a friend from Missiouri visited our church on a Sunday morning. He was a good church member where I formerly preached. He was a hunter and I fished for bass. He use to say to me, “If you’d go turkey hunting with me you’d stop that bass fishing.” What was he saying? more

  • 5. Not Many Should Be Teachers

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2012
    based on 144 ratings

    Not many people should be teachers. Why? There is danger in speaking. 1- Some will be judged strictly 2- Some will stumble easily 3- Some will speak deceitfully

    INTRO.- Teacher, teacher, who is the real teacher? ILL.- William A. Ward (America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims) has said, "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” I don’t know about teachers more

  • 6. Who Is Wise Among You?

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2012
    based on 156 ratings

    James gives an additional description of the truly wise person versus the unwise person. 1- The wise person is marked by good 2- The unwise person is tainted by evil 3- The wise person is stirred by heaven

    INTRO.- ILL.- An angel appears at a faculty meeting and tells the dean that in return for his unselfish and exemplary behavior, the Lord will reward him with his choice of infinite wealth, wisdom or beauty. Without hesitating, the dean selects infinite wisdom. "Done!" says the angel, and more

  • 7. What Causes Fights And Quarrels?

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2012
    based on 179 ratings

    What causes fights and quarrels? 1- Wrong desires 2- Wrong directions 3- Wrong motives

    INTRO.- ILL.- One Navy Seal Obituary: Aaron Carson Vaughn. Killed in that helicopter crash, Afghanistan, August 6,2011. Aaron Carson Vaughn was a man of deep faith, insisting to his family that he didn’t fear his job as a Navy SEAL "because he knew where he was going" when he died. "Aaron was more

  • 8. You Adulterous People

    Contributed on Mar 14, 2012
    based on 220 ratings

    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 more

  • 9. Submit Yourselves To God

    Contributed on Apr 17, 2012
    based on 300 ratings

    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 more

  • 10. Do Not Slander One Another

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2012
    based on 134 ratings

    James tells us why we must not slander one another. 1- Slandering makes you a judge of others 2- Slandering makes you above the law 3- Slandering makes you above the lawgiver

    INTRO.- ILL.- Who said, “Read my lips. No new taxes”? "Read my lips: no new taxes" is the famous phrase spoken by then presidential candidate George H. W. Bush at the 1988 Republican National Convention as he accepted the nomination on August 18th. Written by speechwriter Peggy Noonan, the line more

  • 11. Today Or Tomorrow We Will

    Contributed on Jun 2, 2012
    based on 187 ratings

    James gives us the proper perspective for life. 1- Don’t be quick to make plans in life 2- Recognize how quickly life disappears 3- Seek the Lord’s will in all things 4- Acknowledge the sin of doing nothing

    INTRO.- Today or tomorrow. Well, what about today and tomorrow? What are you going to do today? And tomorrow? Hopefully, on the Lord’s Day you will always make it priority to worship the Lord with the Lord’s people wherever they assemble. And personally speaking, I think many Christians more

  • 12. Now Listen, You Rich People!

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2012
    based on 130 ratings

    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 more