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  • How To Start & Stop Church Wars Series

    Contributed by Buffy Cook on Apr 5, 2015

    "For Dummies" books are a raging success! Why? Full of practical wisdom and simple "How To's" Wouldn't a "Christianity for Dummies," a book full of practical wisdom & simple How Tos on how to live out our faith, be great? James & this series is JUST THAT

    Christianity For Dummies: How to Start & Stop Wars James 4:1-10 I. Introduction A. Have you ever heard of the "War of the Whiskers" or the "War of the Oaken Bucket" or the "War of Jenkins' Ear"? These were actual wars fought between nations! War is a fact of life. Not only are there more

  • Ash Wednesday: Confronting Sin

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Mar 10, 2011

    A talk given at our evening Ash Wednesday service. Jesus's death on the cross has paid the price for our sins but our bad habits, bad behaviour and the things that trip us up still need to be confronted.

    A young man once visited the great German preacher Martin Luther to ask for his advice. He said that he was constantly plagued by wrongful desires and lustful thoughts and did not know what to do. Martin Luther’s reply was typically blunt and to the point. He said, “You can’t stop more

  • Curing Church Conflict-3

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Mar 8, 2011

    3 of 3. James revealed the solution for conflict within the local church body. There is a known cure for conflict within the local church. But how is it challenged? The cure for church conflict is challenged by our....

    CURING CHURCH CONFLICT—III—James 4:1-17 Attention: A zookeeper wanted to get some extra animals for his zoo, so he decided to compose a letter. The only problem was that he didn’t know the plural of "mongoose." He started the letter: "To whom it may concern, I need two mongeese." No, that more

  • How Can We Overcome The Problem Of Divisions?

    Contributed by Amor A. Dee on Mar 11, 2011

    The Bible speaks us on how to deal divisions in life.

    Amor Dee Text: James 4:1-12 Sermon Structure: Problematical Subject: Division Theme: How can we overcome the problem of divisions? Intro: Greetings… Text… Title… Prayer… To all of us who were here this morning, how many times do we ever feel like we’re all more

  • How To Conquer Conflict In The Church Series

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 225 ratings

    This message will reveal the source of conflict in the church and then teach you how to conquer it.

    CONQUERING CONFLICT IN THE CHURCH Growing Up Rather Than Giving Up - Part 10 James 4:1-10 We’re going to be looking at what James has to say on How to Conquer Conflict In The Church. Conflict in the church has been a problem since the beginning of the church. Conflict is a problem that the more

  • Home Truths For Christians

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Nov 4, 2000
    based on 69 ratings

    James diagnoses some problems in the churches to which he writes and offers some home truths concerning the Christians' having the Wrong Spirit, the Wrong Friendship and the Wrong Attitude.

    HOME TRUTHS FOR CHRISTIANS The letter written by James is very direct and personal in its message - he doesn't pull his punches. Martin Luther wasn't very keen on this book - he called it "an epistle of straw" because it didn't say much about Jesus or the Cross. But that's an incorrect reading more

  • A Nation, Humble In Prayer

    Contributed by Jason Duhon on Mar 11, 2016

    One of the chief reasons for the current downward spiral of America is our refusal to humble ourselves before God. As long as we refuse to acknowledge our sins before God, we will not be blessed.

    A Nation, Humble in Prayer James 4:1-10 In George Washington's personal writings there is an entry on the 12th day of April, 1779: The Honorable the Congress having recommended it to the United States to set apart Thursday the 6th. day of May next to be observed as a day of fasting, humiliation more

  • Go For Greater Grace Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Nov 4, 2003
    based on 10 ratings

    A challenge to leave behind our love affair with the world, and go for God’s greater grace

    Go for greater grace. James 4:1-6 Some examples of ¡¥wisdom from below¡¦: "The Ann Arbor News crime column reported that a man walked into a Burger King in Ypisalanti, Michigan at 7:50am, flashed a gun and demanded cash. The clerk turned him down because he said he couldn¡¦t open the cash more

  • War Problems, Wicked Passions And Wrong Praying

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    You can live your life to please God or you can live your life to please yourself.

    WAR PROBLEMS, WICKED PASSIONS AND WRONG PRAYING James 4: 1 -- 12 There are two ways for a person to live his life. You can live your life to please God or you can live your life to please yourself. The Bible says that Jesus pleased not Himself. He said He always did those things that pleased more

  • A Warning Against Worldliness

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 28 ratings

    To note the importance of drawing close to God.

    A Warning Against Worldliness Text: James 4.1-10 Thesis: To note the importance of drawing close to God. Introduction: (1) Have you ever been wanted “your way”? (2) We live in a culture where we are taught to “have it your way, right away.” Discussion: I. The Curse of more

  • You're Gonna Have To Serve Somebody

    Contributed by Mark Christian on Dec 6, 2003
    based on 46 ratings

    Using James 4:1-10 and an old Bob Dylan song, this sermon makes our choice of a master "black and white"

    You’re Gonna Have to Serve Somebody Mark Christian Today may be a day that thought you would never see. Today, we will begin our lesson with a quote from that great theologian, Bob Dylan. I guess that if some of my teachers from Southern Christian were aware that I was using Bob Dylan as more

  • Prayer Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Prayer is the primary way that God forms us into mature Christians.

    Habits That Lead to Christian Maturity Lent 2002 Prayer The goal in the Christian life is maturity. Although we love little babies, we would be saddened greatly if they did not grow, learn, mature into fully functioning adults. In the same way it is greatly exciting when someone first more

  • What Is Prayer For?

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on May 12, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    Is prayer for us to get from, or is it something more?

    What is Prayer For? Men’s Prayer Retreat April 2003 We’ve talked and studied a lot about prayer here this weekend and, as we draw toward the conclusion of our special retreat time, I ask, “What is prayer for?” Is prayer to get from God? A lot of people think it is. There is very much of a more

  • Cuando Los Santos Se Pelean: ¡noooo! Series

    Contributed by Carlos Camarena on Apr 25, 2003
    based on 32 ratings

    Cuando hay pleitos entre los "santos" en la iglesia

    Cuando los santos se pelean: ¡noooo! Texto: Santiago 4:1-3 Lectura Bíblica: Filipenses 4:4-7 Por Carlos C. Camarena I. Introducción A. Bienvenidos una vez más a nuestros estudio en la epístola de Santiago. Por varias semanas venimos abordando el mensaje que Santiago escribió a su more

  • Dealing With The Lack Of Peace In Our Relationships

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Dec 10, 2001
    based on 35 ratings

    This sermon analyzes some of the problems and some of the solutions regarding having peace in our relationships.

    This passage points us toward some of the causes and some solutions concerning the lack of peace we often deal with in our relationships (see v. 1). I. What’s Your Problem? James identifies some of the causes of the problems we face. He deals with several, but let’s more