Category: James

What motivated James?
February 10th, 2013

James 4:11-12 Mike mentioned last week in his sermon that James was a bit too intense. He said that James would be a difficult friend to have, always pushing for perfection. Mike is not the only person to feel that way. There are many who find James too intense. The pastor of a church I […]

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Kind Words
January 13th, 2013

James 3:1-12 A boy runs into the house crying because someone said something mean and the boy’s mother holds her child and says, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never harm me,” as a way of soothing her son. This is a children’s rhyme that first appeared in print in 1862 […]

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Growth is the only evidence of life
January 6th, 2013

James 2:14-26 Rich Mullins – Screen Door It’s about as useless as A screen door on a submarine Faith without works baby It just ain’t happenin’ One is your left hand One is your right It’ll take two strong arms To hold on tight Some folks cut off their nose Just to spite their face […]

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Mercy Triumphs
February 26th, 2012

James 2:8-13 Do you think James ever heard his half-brother, Jesus, teach? Did James ever see Jesus do a miracle? After Joseph died, Jesus took over the carpentry business but then at some point he passed this on to his younger brothers and began traveling around. When he came back to Nazareth, the stories of […]

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Showing Favoritism
February 19th, 2012

James 2:1-7 In our series of sermons from James, we come to a passage that talks about showing favoritism. (James 2:1–7) My brothers, show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory. 2 For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your […]

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