Category: Book of James

Sermon: The Fatal Attraction of Sin (James 1:13-16)

The Fatal Attraction of Sin James 1:13-16 So far in my messages from the Book of James we have been speaking of trials. According to what James has said up to this point we are to count them as joy based on the fact… Continue Reading “Sermon: The Fatal Attraction of Sin (James 1:13-16)”

Sermon: Trading Places (James 1:9-12)

Trading Places James 1:9-12 There is a misconception in our consumer driven culture.  The misconception is, money = security or money = happiness.  It’s interesting that of all the trials James could mention specifically, he begins speaking of the haves and the have-nots. Here… Continue Reading “Sermon: Trading Places (James 1:9-12)”

What to Do When You Struggle to Obey

James 1:5-8   [5] 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… Continue Reading “What to Do When You Struggle to Obey”

A Biblical Alternative to Self-Pity

    A Biblical Alternative to Self-Pity 3.30.08 James 1:1-4 James 1:1-4 (ESV)      James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ,To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion:    Greetings.     [2] Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various… Continue Reading “A Biblical Alternative to Self-Pity”