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  • The Best Laid Plans. . . Series

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Aug 14, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,938 views

    We may think we have everything under control but a great sin is omitting the reality of God and his leadership in our lives.

    1. Lighthouse and Battleship There was an officer in the Navy who had always dreamed of commanding a battleship. He finally achieved that dream and was given commission of the newest and proudest ship in the fleet. One stormy night, as the ship plowed through the seas, the captain was on duty on ...read more

  • Growing In God’s Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Sep 1, 2012
     | 10,499 views

    1. Pursue the Lord (vs. 8a). 2. Purify your life (vs. 8b). 3. Ponder your own shortcomings (vs. 9-10). 4. Put an end to evil speaking (vs. 11-12). 5. Plan as if your life is in God’s Hands (vs. 13-16). 6. Practice what you know (vs. 17).

    Christianity Where the Rubber Meets the Road Part 10: Growing in God’s Wisdom James 4:8-17 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - April 22, 2012 *Everybody needs Godly wisdom. We can see this so clearly in Scriptures like James 3:17, which tells us that the wisdom from above “is ...read more

  • Best Laid Plans

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Feb 3, 2013
     | 3,368 views

    Continuing a series in the letter of James I ask to what extent our plans match up with God's plans.

    We come to the 10th episode of our series in the New Testament letter of James. His Hebrew name is Yaakov. He was a half-brother of Jesus, and he was one of the earliest leaders of the church in Jerusalem after the resurrection of Jesus. In this section James (4:13) addresses believers who have ...read more

  • The Boasting Tongue

    Contributed by Lance Hostetter on Feb 24, 2013
     | 5,328 views

    This sermon deals with the sin of bragging and boasting.

    Series: Taming the Tongue Sermon: The Boasting Tongue Introduction: James uses a word to describe bragging and boasting come natural early on in our lives. ----My daddy can do this or that. ---- We beat you guys! We’re going to win! We are told to not boast or brag to be good ...read more

  • Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow

    Contributed by Paul Sterrett on Mar 13, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 8,105 views

    What is the Godly approach to take in our attitude towards what the future holds for us?

    DON’T STOP THINKING ABOUT TOMORROW James 4:13-17 INTRODUCTION When I started preparing my preaching calendar for May, I realized that on May 20, I had a problem…This was the day we wanted to honor our high school seniors, recognizing them for their accomplishments and encouraging ...read more

  • No Guarantees

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 27, 2012
     | 6,008 views

    We know that we're not guaranteed tomorrow; so why do we live like we are?

    NO GUARANTEES James 4:13-17 1) Presumptuous judgments (vs. 13). • Previously, James had warned against making presumptuous judgments about people (vs. 11-12). Now he warns against making presumptuous judgments about the future. We have a mistaken confidence; we think we can predict the ...read more

  • God's Sovereignty & Decision Making Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 13, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,639 views

    God's Sovereignty puts a framework around our decision making. When we make decisions it must always be within the constraints of God's will being done on earth as well as in heaven.

    A Sermon by Adam Cetrangolo Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will Be Done Down the street from my house, someone has taped a hand-made sign to a pole … a little piece of secular wisdom that I walk past most mornings and inevitably read on my way to the train station. It reads: LIFE DOESN’T ...read more

  • Resistance Is Not Futile!

    Contributed by Leslie Tarlton on Jan 19, 2014
     | 2,798 views

    An expositional Series in the Book of James

    James 4:7-17 Resistance is not Futile! Pastor James continues to address the issues he is seeing in his church. Chapter 1 - James addresses the congregation’s failure to examine see their own wavering faith, lack of patience & understanding • They show partiality toward the ...read more

  • The Cancer Of Sin

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Jan 24, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 13,444 views

    With so little talk about sin today, this message is a reminder.

    The Cancer of Sin James 4:17 Jerry Watts * Very few things strike fear into a person like the words of a doctor saying, “You have cancer.” There is probably not a person in this room who has not been affected by this disease. Some know all too personally as you have gone through ...read more

  • "Living Beyond Vapor"

    Contributed by Rick Finitzer on Aug 13, 2013
     | 4,995 views

    James wants believers to forsake living like practical atheists. They profess that they know God but their hearts are cold and far away from God. THE PROBLEM: A Shift / Transition has occurred within Christian Culture. America Needs revival!

    Cornerstone Church August 11, 2013 “LIVING BEYOND VAPOR” James 4:13-17 James 4:13   And now I have a word for you ...read more

  • The Dash

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Dec 5, 2015
     | 8,449 views

    The Dash is a message written from the thought that our entire life is depicted as a dash on our tombstone. Different emotions and stages of life are discussed.

    I am resending The Dash. I think I sent the wrong copy before, because this version has no quotation marks, bullets, or apostrophes. I retyped this one from notepad or an old Works program. If it still doesn't work, let me know. THE DASH I. Almost every human being has one. Some have ...read more

  • The Blessing Of Time Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Dec 1, 2017
     | 9,373 views

    Time is a blessing, but how will we use it?

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • What is one thing that we all possess no matter where we live, how are doing economically. So long as we are alive, we possess this blessing. • Time. Time is something we cannot beg, borrow, or steal from others. • Time is a blessing we all possess; the question is ...read more

  • The Brevity Of Life

    Contributed by Shawn Miller on May 20, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 18,085 views

    A reflection on how short our lives really are and the importance of making the greatest impact for God out of the short time that we have.

    The Brevity of Life Introduction: In case you don't know brevity means shortness or briefness. Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on those who have passed away, mainly from military service. But the holiday has been broadened recently to remember loved ones who have also passed away. ...read more

  • Life's Short, Live It! Series

    Contributed by James Dorman on May 10, 2016
     | 7,751 views

    First in a series based on a tweet. This sermon focuses on settling for no less than the abundantly life due to the brevity of life.

    Introduction: AG: I don’t often pay attention to what celebrities have to save, but Easter Sunday, Donnie Walburg tweeted this: Life's short, LIVE IT! Hate's weak, STOP IT! Hope's real, KEEP IT! Fear's poison, FACE IT! Love's eternal, FEEL IT! Time's wasting, DO IT! RS: That ...read more

  • Time: Value The Minute And Waste The Hours?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Dec 10, 2014
     | 5,680 views

    Show me where you spend your money and I can tell something about you... But show me where you spend your time and I will know the real you.

    TAKE HEED: HOW DO YOU SPEND YOUR TIME? By Wade Martin Hughes Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Did you hear about the person that needed a longer blanket? They cut off the top of the blanket and sowed it to the bottom? Now how much longer is the blanket? PEOPLE SEEM TO KEEP MINUTES AND WASTE ...read more