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  • Complicated Faith

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jan 30, 2018
     | 3,570 views

    This sermon deals with the inclusion of the harlot Rahab into the Bible's listing of people with faith.

    Complicated Faith James 2:25-26 25 Likewise, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out another way? 26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. There are some stories in the Bible that are hard ...read more

  • Proving Your Faith Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Feb 22, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 9,724 views

    We’re not saved by works, but saved people do God’s work.

    Proving Your Faith James 2:14-26 Rev. Brian Bill February 23-24, 2019 I’ve always enjoyed reading church signs. Here are some of my favorites… • Whoever is praying for snow…please stop. I confess. That’s on me. • God’s love is deeper than this snow. I’m so grateful for Gary Pinger’s ...read more

  • Faith Works! Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 20, 2017
     | 8,643 views

    Use your faith to serve. Then use your works to show that your faith is real. It will save you from a debilitating despair in the midst of your own trials.

    A state trooper was parked on the side of the road, waiting to catch speeding drivers, when he saw a car puttering along at 22 mph. Knowing that a slow driver is just as dangerous as a speeder, the state trooper turned on his lights and pulled the car over. As he approached the vehicle, the ...read more

  • It's Complicated

    Contributed by James Stophel on Jul 31, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,422 views

    I wonder if God where on so social media and needed to update his relationship status concerning you and I....what would it look like? Would it be......It's complicated?

    IT’S COMPLICATED Text: James 2:23 James 2:23 - And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, “Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.” And he was called the friend of God. OPENING: We live in a day where social media reigns. And with family and friends ...read more

  • Genuine Faith Is Vibrant Faith Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jun 26, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,225 views

    Many demonstrate their genuine faith daily. Many demonstrate their genuine faith daily. Many do not have genuine faith and are lost. Genuine faith: not just believing that these facts are true, but that they’re true for YOU!

    Genuine Faith is vibrant Faith 2:14-26 1. Many here today demonstrate their genuine faith daily. ? 2. Many here today DO have genuine faith but are living a lie ? Trademarks of a carnal person: ? Protracted Infancy: Scant Spiritual Victory: Lack of Connection to ...read more

  • The Working Of Your Faith Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jan 29, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,368 views

    Faith is a action word. Showing your faith by your good deeds is an expression of what God is doing in your life.

    The working of our Faith James chapter 2:14-25 Introduction- For several weeks we have been studying the book of James. One week on trials and temptations and last week on listening and doing the Word of God. Looking at how well you listen ...read more

  • Exorcising A Demonic Faith Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on May 10, 2012
     | 2,532 views

    James continues the warning against having a lifeless, dead faith by reminding us that even the Adversary and his legion believe in God but do not obey him in proper actions.

  • Talk Is Cheap

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Mar 6, 2019
     | 4,835 views

    Actions or works may not create faith but they can reveal the substance and form of a person’s faith. To me, works is our faith made visible. “For just as a body without the spirit is dead” … a corpse … “so faith without works is also dead” … a corpse (James 2:26).

    [Put up picture of me on screen.] Let me tell you a little bit about that man in the photo. He was 40 years old when that picture was taken. He was 20 months sober at the time. Well … “sober” is not the right word. He was a dry drunk” … which means that he hadn’t picked up a drink in 20 ...read more

  • 1. Simple Prayer And Prayer Of The Ordinary Series

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 4, 2020
     | 1,897 views

    I first put this Lenten address together in 2008, and when the Vicar's wife said she found it good and thought it should go on "Sermoncentral" - so who was I to disagree. I offer this series as a help and it is based on Richard Foster's excellent book Prayer

    Introduction. This series on Prayer is based on Richard Foster’s BRILLIANT book simply called "Prayer". If you want to study Prayer seriously it is a book you must read. Story: This series of studies came out a time of retreat at Mariastein, near Basle in Switzerland in October last ...read more

  • Avoiding Dead Faith Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on May 3, 2012
     | 4,288 views

    James continues to remind us that faith is active. It is not mere mental assent but obediently imitating God by loving our neighbors.

    1. Secret Service A man 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 ...read more

  • The Marriage Of Faith And Deeds

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Mar 5, 2012
     | 3,129 views

    Some people live under the separation of faith and deeds. But they were destined to be together. And what God has joined together, let man not separate.

    THE MARRIAGE OF FAITH AND DEEDS James 2:14-26 1) James 2:14-18. • Faith, like love, is an action word (vs. 14-18). If a man who merely says I wish you well but does not act upon that wish by feeding his fellow man then it is not true faith. True faith expresses itself in love. Gal. 5:6b, ...read more

  • Doing What We Love

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Apr 11, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,382 views

    Jesus calls us to love to a way of living and being and acting out of a foundation of the revealed, enacted love of God for us, which we then strive to delight in and live out of.

    Doing what we love January 15, 2012 Intro: Last Sunday I began by asking us to create a list of some fictional characters that are well known and generally admired by our culture (show list). Then I asked for some adjectives that we might use to describe these characters, and we brainstormed ...read more

  • A Friend Of God

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Oct 5, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,207 views

    A Friends Day Focus explains the doctrine of Reconciliation and invites you to become a Friend of God.

    Sermon Notes September 21, 2014 A Friend of God James 2:23 Today is Friends Day, so I thought I would share with you some thoughts about friendship and our friendship with God. My best buddy growing up was Darrell. In the summers we worked working in the Kitchen at the WOL RANCH. One ...read more

  • Exercising A Dynamic Faith Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jun 4, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,662 views

    We have observed dead faith and demonic faith, both of which are useless to us. This lesson focuses in on dynamic faith which is essential. The lesson holds up Abraham and Rahab, two people at opposite ends of the spectrum as examples of proper faith.

    1. Some apparent dilemmas: • “Look before you leap” vs. “He who hesitates is lost.” • Proverbs 26.4-5: 4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own ...read more

  • Is Your Faith Alive? Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Aug 21, 2012
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     | 4,628 views

    1. Two pictures of dead faith: Deserted saints & Devilish spirits (vs. 15-20). 2. Two pictures of living faith: Abraham & Rahab (vs. 21-26). Abraham: Followed God; Put his future in God’s hands; Put his family in God’s hands.

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 6: Is Your Faith Alive? James 2:14-26 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - March 18, 2012 *Is your faith alive? -- This is an extremely important question, and James helps give us the answer. 1. He helps us first of all, by ...read more