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  • Act Like Men: Steadfast.

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 5, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,073 views

    Endurance is required if we will be courageous in the face of opposition and if we will fulfil the duties Christ assigns.

    “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask ...read more

  • Spiritual Bootcamp

    Contributed by Joseph Stapleton on Nov 8, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,496 views

    Perhaps the greatest lessons I learned about life came during Marine Corps bootcamp, Paris Island, the Summer of 1978. Christians need bootcamp too.

    (All my sermons use illustrations found at www.sermoncentral.com and all scripture is NIV unless otherwise noted.) SPIRITUAL BOOTCAMP When I was young I was a very active kid, I am sure many of you were as well. We may have to strain a little to remember those days, but most all of us could not ...read more

  • Pure Joy Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 10, 2011
    based on 44 ratings
     | 13,457 views

    1- It’s pure joy to experience trials 2- It’s pure joy to attain wisdom 3- It’s pure joy to be single-minded

    INTRO.- Joy can mean many things to many people. ILL.- A January 1994 Reuters News Service story on Manuel Oliveira's ice cream shop in Merida, Venezuela, reported on his 567 flavors: including onion, chili, beer, eggplant, smoked trout, spaghetti parmesan, chicken with rice, and spinach. He ...read more

  • Humble Circumstances Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 6, 2011
    based on 58 ratings
     | 19,978 views

    James speaks of two different people; the rich and the poor. What’s the meaning? 1- Humble means high 2- Rich means low 3- Perseverance means salvation

    INTRO.- The brother in humble circumstances. Did you ever have those? Ever live in humble circumstances? ILL.- One day, a wealthy family man took his son on a trip to the country so he could have his son see how poor country people were. They stayed one day and one night at the farm of a very ...read more

  • Keep Pressing On Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 16, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,593 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

  • [change] Smelly Socks The Sermon Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Aug 3, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,087 views

    In a time of rapid change, some explanation, our city is being demolished after a series of devistating earthquakes, fifty percent of the CBD is going. So in this change what can we hold onto what can we be sure of. This is a youth service sermon. Use of

    [Change] Smelly Socks the sermon! James 1:16-17. I was born in ward three of Nelson Hospital on the 10th of October 1963. In the same year the tape cassette, something that is pretty much redundant was invented, the Beatles released a single “I want to hold your hand” and on my birthday they ...read more

  • Got Questions?

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Jan 15, 2012
     | 2,479 views

    How you ask will determine the answer you get.

    I answer quite few questions about Biblical issues and have been doing so since 1975 so the total amount is probably very high. Some are simple and others complex. Some have been sensible questions and others off the wall and out of the park. While the questions vary greatly the motives are ...read more

  • Misconceptions Regarding Temptation

    Contributed by Fred Sigle on Jan 17, 2012
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     | 4,396 views

    Everbody is tempted. However, there are common misconceptions regarding temptation that Satan uses against us. This lesson exposes Satan's schemes regarding teptation. (Adapted from Charles Stanley's book: "Temptation.")

    MISCONCEPTIONS REGARDING TEMPTATION 1/22/12 – Garfield A. The term TEMPTATION brings to mind different connotations for each of us. ILLUSTRATION: For some, the word CONJURES up a delicious HOT FUDGE SUNDAE with whipped cream and nuts dripping off the sides. (SORRY, I ZONED OUT FOR A ...read more

  • Wise Up O Men Of God! Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 19, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,666 views

    Wisdom is a key aspect of a disciple's life. God provides it in a number of ways, including through the trials of life.

    In 1999, State Farm Insurance rated the most dangerous intersections for accidents in the United States. The winner (or better, loser) was the corner of Belt Line Road and Midway Road in Addison, Texas. There were 263 reported crashes at that intersection in the Dallas suburb. That averages out to ...read more

  • How To Escape The Sin Trap Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 3, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,074 views

    1. Don’t try to excuse your sin (vs. 13). 2. Examine your sin (vs. 14-15). 3. Exalt God’s goodness (vs. 16-17). 4. Embrace the word of truth (vs. 18).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 3: How to Escape the Sin Trap James 1:13-18 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 26, 2012 BACKGROUND: *Before we start, it’s important to note that up until now, James has used the word “temptation” as we ...read more

  • Is This For Here Or To Go?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Aug 30, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,636 views

    Sermon for the 14th Sunday after Pentecost, Year B

    James 1: 17 – 27 / Is This For Here Or To Go? Intro: Have you ever come home from the grocery store and realized that you left something behind? What did you do about what you had left behind? As a kid, did you ever leave your finished homework on the kitchen table and not remember it ...read more

  • Why?

    Contributed by Mark Thometz on Aug 27, 2012
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     | 4,944 views

    I wrote this last summer as an intern at a church that was going through some tough times and significant loss.

    Kids have a lot of questions. The “why” questions I've found is most popular. Back in Boise I work for the YMCA as an after school child care worker. Needless to say, when it's you and 2 other adults with 35+ kids a lot of “why” questions come up. “Why can't we do ...read more

  • The Being Should Equate To The Doing

    Contributed by Egerton Gbonda on Sep 3, 2012
     | 2,962 views

    BE DOERS OF THE WORD

    THE BEING SHOULD EQUATE TO THE DOING Our readings this morning i.e. the set of verses in Gospel of Mark chapter 7: 1-8, 14-15 and 21-23 coupled with the epistle reading of James chapter 1 verses 17 to 27 point to this fact (among others) that our outward doings should reflect our being. Therefore, ...read more

  • Thanks Be Unto God!

    Contributed by Mark N. Posey on May 22, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,109 views

    God is SO good! He gives us blessings that are both physical and spiritual. For all His blessings we should be most thankful.

    Thanks be Unto God We praise (Heb. 13:15-16), preach (Rom. 8:28) and prayer (1 Tim. 2:1) about God’s great giving and goodness. He is the giver of every good and perfect gift (Jam. 1:17). For all His goodness we are eternally thankful! What are some of the great blessings and benefits ...read more

  • What's In A Trial

    Contributed by Chris Carter on May 29, 2012
     | 4,079 views

    When we go through the tough times in life there are many things we can get out of it.

    “What’s in a TRIAL” James 1:2-8 I. T-Test (vs2-3) A. Tests take effort to complete and pass 1. We live in a NOW society 2. Many people live as if things are owed to them and no work is necessary to achieve what they want 3. In turn this is a failure in the spiritual life ...read more