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  • Favoritism Forbidden

    Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Jul 19, 2001
    based on 168 ratings
     | 9,000 views

    This sermon deals with how we see and treat others, even in the church.

    James 2:1-13 "Favoritism Forbidden" By Pastor Mark Hiehle In our society today, we like to think of ourselves as open-minded and fair. We pride ourselves in believing that we look past externals and avoid making personal judgments of others. Unfortunately, this is not usually true, even in ...read more

  • What's Jesus's Favourite - The Box Of Chocolates

    Contributed by John Foster on Dec 24, 2001
    based on 304 ratings
     | 10,385 views

    This sermon is a mini childrens address using a box of chocolates as a prop. The people are asked which chocolate would be Jesus’s favourite. After lots of interaction, the sermon concludes that Jesus loves all people the same, we are all His favourite

    This is an outline of an interactive childrens address. The message is that Jesus loves us all equally. -------------- TIPS ------------------- You need to take along a box of chocolates I take along a box of chocolates and hand them out after the service or give them to the Sunday School ...read more

  • Don't Play Favorites Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 14, 2001
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,259 views

    A call to look upon others with the eyes of Christ.

    Don’t Play Favorites James 2:1-13 I. Favortism A. Showing respect or honor based on social status or position B. Warned against repeatedly in scripture II. We are quick to judge by outward appearances A. Clothes B. Jewelry C. Cars D. House III. We give favor based on these ideas of ...read more

  • The Problem With Partiality Series

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 27, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 7,937 views

    God is no respecter of persons, and he expects no less for his church!

    The Problem with Partiality James 2:1-13 Are you a fair-minded individual? Do you oppose discrimination? Chances are that most of us alive today would describe ourselves as impartial and fair in most senses. But are we really as fair as we like to think? Suppose that today a cook from the local ...read more

  • Rich Man And Poor Man

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Jan 28, 2001
    based on 166 ratings
     | 5,256 views

    The way we behave toward people indicates what we really believe about God!

    RICH MAN, POOR MAN James 2:1-13 The secretary picked up the phone and heard a very countryfied voice on the other end saying; “I want to talk to the head hog at the trough!” Puzzled, the secretary said, “Excuse me sir?” He repeated; “I want to talk to the head hog at the trough!” She then ...read more

  • The Royal Law Of Love Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Feb 12, 2001
    based on 113 ratings
     | 8,777 views

    How to overcome prejudice and favoritism with love.

    The Royal Law of Love (Christian Survivor Series; Living Godly in a Godless World) Having a Christlike attitude is possible if we choose to live under the royal law of love James 2.1-13 February 11, 2000 1My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect ...read more

  • The All You Can Eat Buffet

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 75 ratings
     | 4,042 views

    We treat the faith like an "all you can eat buffet." We take what we want, and leave the rest. But can we really ignore whole servings of the Word of God?

    by the Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh Sunrise Presbyterian Church Miami Florida September, 2000 When I was in college, there was a restaurant that we loved to go to. It was an all you could eat type of place, which explains why I look the way I look today. We would go and ...read more

  • Celebrating In The Losers Cirlce Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 99 ratings
     | 3,689 views

    James tells us the story of a rich man and a poor man who came to church one day. One appeared to be a winner – the other a loser. How should a group of losers who have been made winners by Christ treat such people?

    No body likes a loser. Have you ever seen a losers circle at the racetrack? When is the last time you saw the runner-up on a box of Wheaties? People generally think little of losers. That makes it all the more hurtful to some when someone like Ted Turner is quoted as saying, “Christianity is for ...read more

  • How To Avoid Partiality (Part 1)

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Mar 17, 2001
    based on 85 ratings
     | 6,951 views

    Starting this morning, and for the next two weeks, we are going to talk about the issue of partiality, the problem of favoritism, and how we can avoid it in our personal lives and the life of our church.

    How To Avoid Partiality (Part 1) James 2:1-7 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church March 18, 2001 Introduction: I know a story of a boy who was about thirteen years old and he loved to play baseball. For the boy, baseball was a place where he could forget about his poverty ...read more

  • Favoritism

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 65 ratings
     | 8,641 views

    Favoritism is a serious mistake because: 1. It is a sin. 2. Appearances can be deceiving 3. God opposes the proud.

    I vividly remember talking with another pastor one day who had been given a very impressive appointment to one of the largest churches in our conference. As he was talking to me and a couple of other pastors, he was explaining how different this church was from his previous experiences. ...read more

  • How To Avoid Partiality (Part 2)

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Mar 26, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 6,980 views

    This morning we’re going to look at the third reason in James’ argument against partiality. Partiality violates the Law of God.

    How To Avoid Partiality (Part 2) James 2:8-13 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church March 25, 2001 Introduction: “A deplorable incident occurred in the life of Mahatma Gandhi. He said in his autobiography that during his student days he was interested in the Bible. Deeply ...read more

  • Country Club Christianity

    Contributed by Bradley White-Findeisen on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,130 views

    My maternal grandparents were raised on dirt farms in Oklahoma.

    My maternal grandparents were raised on dirt farms in Oklahoma. The dust bowl and the depression contributed to their being so impoverished that they had to send my mother, who was disabled, to a spinster aunt who lived in Enid and could more easily afford to care for her. Their fortunes changed ...read more

  • Do You Play Favorites? (Pt. 2)

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,233 views

    God doesn’t play favorites. We are all sinners, no matter how miniscule the sin seems to us. But we are also all loved by God.

    July 4, 1999 James 2:8-13 “Do you play favorites?” Part II Introduction - talk about stages of life that increase freedom (being able to walk, driving, moving out of the house; then we go back into bondage once we get married); Ben, my son, talks about being able to do whatever he wants to ...read more

  • Do You Play Favorites? (Pt. 1)

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 5,443 views

    In our treatment of people, we must see all people as equally valuable rather than treating some better than others because of how they might benefit us.

    James 2:1-13 “Do you play favorites?” June 27, 1999 Everybody has favorites. [Ask different people in the congregation what their favorite items are in these categories: food, ice cream, car, color, time of year, holiday]. When I was growing up, my mom had it pretty easy whenever she was getting ...read more

  • A Place Where Anyone Can Fit In

    Contributed by Cary Paulk on Feb 14, 2002
    based on 357 ratings
     | 13,732 views

    A call for the church to be a place that mirrors the description of the multitude of saints that are worshipping in heaven.

    A Place Where Anyone Can Fit In James 2:1-9 February 10, 2002 Introduction: • Stand as we pray the Lord’s Prayer together. • There is a part of that prayer that I wonder if we ever really notice. • The part that says Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven? • I wonder if we ...read more