Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

James

Suffering Well in Trials

 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: Greetings. 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.…

Don’t Answer the Door

GENESIS 4:7b – Sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is contrary to you, but you must rule over it. “     THEME OF THE DAY:  DON’T ANSWER THE DOOR.  It will always come with a persistent knock on the door of our hearts.  It will even raise its voice saying, “Please let me in.  I have some really good…

A Good, Necessary, and Painful Work

JAMES 4:6 – But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” The well-known Christian blogger, Tim Challies, wrote concerning humility, “Of all the pursuits that come with the Christian life, is any more constant, any more consuming, and any more difficult than the pursuit of humility? Surely nothing cuts harder against the…