Epistle of James

"An Introduction To the Book of James"- (James 1:1,2) Join us as we take an overall perspective of the most practical book in the New Testament. James stresses the value of faith in every aspect of the Christian’s life - especially in view of the trials of this life! - March 11, 2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"Turning Trials Into Triumph"- (James 1:2-12). Trials are a part of life! We will all face them - some we will face simply because we are humans - others specifically because we are Christians. What should our view be of these trials? - March 18, 2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"The Source, Character & Danger of Temptation"- Who is to blame for our sin? Why do we sin? - James 1:13-16 - April 8. 2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"Faithful in Word & Deed"- Since all good things come from God - let us NEVER blame Him or be angry with Him for our problems - but rather trust & submit to Him in all things - James 1:17-27 - April 15, 2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"The Sin of Partiality"- In the first century, A.D., polarized conditions governed society. Showing partiality was being practiced and its sinfulness needed to be pointed out. "The Sin Of Partiality" is still prevalent today, (level of education and income, health, age, gender, race, etc.). The sin of "favoritism" or "prejudice" has no place in those who have faith in Christ. James 2:1-13 - April 29, 2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"Types of Faith That Cannot Save & The Kind That Will"- Faith that does not respect, love and trust the Lord enough to obey Him - will not and cannot save me or you! Only faith that respects, loves and trusts the Lord enough to obey Him will save me or anyone else! - James 2:14-26; May 13, 2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

“The Power of Our Tongue”- It is such a small member, yet we should NEVER underestimate the role it plays, either for good or evil, in one’s ability to effect the lives of others. (James 3:1-12) - May 20:2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"Two Kinds of Wisdom" -James is still dealing with the tongue - but goes beyond the sins of the tongue to the source of those sins.- James 3:13-18 - June 17, 2012-MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"Wars, Worldliness & God's Will"- The wisdom that is "earthly, sensual & demonic" causes major problems in the church and the life of the believer! So what is the solution to the problem? - (James 4:1-12) July 15, 2012 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"Planning Our Future"- The need for God's will in all of our plans - If God is truly the center of our lives, then every decision will revolve around our desire to please Him - James 4:13-17 -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF

"A Warning To The Wealthy & Need For Patience"-MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- Both of these topics need serious attention in our society! Obtaining anything valuable & important requires time and continual effort.

“The Prayer of Faith” -Prayer changes things! -MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF-This is a challenging passage that needs to be examined objectively. We will be attempting to answer these questions - Is this passage dealing with miraculous Divine healing? - Is this text applicable today? What are some things we should learn and apply from this text? – 9/9/2012

"Restoring Straying Saints"-MP3/PPT/KEYNOTE/PDF- We Need To Recognize The Importance Of Seeking Those Gone Astray & Develop The Qualities Needed To Regain Them! 9/16/2012

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