Sermons on James

Sermons on James

Do Not Be Deceived

Introduction James 1:16 ESV  Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. DO NOT BE DECEIVED! That’s it this morning. DO NOT BE DECEIVED! Guess what the Title of my sermon is? Do NOT BE DECEIVED! Why does that need to be said? Why does an entire verse in scripture need to simply say “Brothers, Sisters… DO NOT BE DECIEVED!”? You would think that people would not want to be deceived, that naturally they would loath being deceived… that we would…

Temptation & Desire – How To Avoid Sin

Introduction James 1:12-15 ESV  Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.  (13)  Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one.  (14)  But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. …

Turning Temporary Wealth into Eternal Wealth

Introduction James 1:9-11 ESV  Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation,  (10)  and the rich in his humiliation, because like a flower of the grass he will pass away.  (11)  For the sun rises with its scorching heat and withers the grass; its flower falls, and its beauty perishes. So also will the rich man fade away in the midst of his pursuits. This morning, of course, we celebrate mission Sunday as we focus on bringing the gospel to…

Victory, Stability, Faith

Introduction James 1:5-8 ESV  If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.  (6)  But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.  (7)  For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;  (8)  he is a double-minded man, unstable in…

Ask In Faith – The Biblical Way to Receive From God Part 2: The Limits of the Prayer of Faith

Introduction James 1:5-8 ESV  If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.  (6)  But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.  (7)  For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;  (8)  he is a double-minded man, unstable in…

Ask In Faith – The Biblical Way to Receive from God: Part 1 The Power of the Prayer of Faith

Introduction James 1:5-8 ESV  If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.  (6)  But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.  (7)  For that person must not suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord;  (8)  he is a double-minded man, unstable in…

Get Wise Quick: The Not-So-Secret Secret to Gaining Wisdom

Introduction James 1:5 ESV  If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God… and it will be given to him. Y’all I don’t know how to make it much planer than that, but I am going to try… let’s break it down to the very basics today… because I would love to pastor a church full…

Shut the Enemy Up

Introduction James 1:2-4 ESV  Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds,  (3)  for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.  (4)  And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds… for the testing of your faith produces steadfastness… The title of todays message is “Shut The Enemy Up”. And if…

James: Bondservant of Christ

Introduction James 1:1 ESV  James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. Let’s do this church, raise your hand if you were here for the very first sermon in Revelation, if you were here in green church when we started with Revelation 1:1… raise your hand… Now those of you raising your hand, would you say you were blessed by reading through Revelation? Praise God! Now, I want you…