Sermons from October 2020

Dangerous Inflection

“Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that those of us who teach are going to be judged more strictly.” James 3:1  We all stumble in many ways If anyone is never at fault for what he says, he is a perfect man. Able to keep his whole body in check.” James 3:2 Our mouths direct the whole course of our lives When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey…

Unfair Judgement

“My brothers, as believers in our glorious Lord Jesus, don’t show favoritism. James 2:1  You Christians have a higher standard than God!  “Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in shabby clothes also comes in. James 2:2 If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, “Here’s a good seat for you,” but say to the poor man, “You stand there” or sit on the floor by…

Importance of God’s Word

James 1:18-25 If you have a new living relationship with God, you will have a new and living relationship with God’s Word. You’ll be humbled by the word, you’ll be shaped by the word, and you’ll be liberated by the word. James 1:18- He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of first-fruits of all he created.  FOUR WAYS WE ARE DIFFERENT – Guide us to find and follow Jesus 1.…

The Purpose Of Adversity

The Purpose Of Adversity – James 1:1-18 BOOK OF JAMES was written to church members who were no longer meeting together because they had been scattered all over the Roman Empire because of persecution. James was not writing to them only about what we are supposed to believe, but more importantly, what we are supposed to do with what we believe.  James starts out with the most difficult topic, The Purpose of Adversity.  He drew upon the life and teaching…