Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

James

When Great Trials Come

JAMES 1:2-4 – 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. THEME OF THE DAY. WHEN GREAT TRIALS COME. We know them by personal experience. We know…

There Is No Excuse

JAMES 4:8 – Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. THEME OF THE DAY. THERE IS NO EXCUSE. You know the experience. We either read it in a book, heard it in a sermon or conversation, or saw it posted somewhere. This “it” is a quote or…

The Best Type Of Counselor

JAMES 1:19 – Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger; THEME OF THE DAY. THE BEST TYPE OF COUNSELOR. Every Christian is called to Biblical counseling. Yes, every Christian. There are over fifty “one another” commands in the Bible and those alone qualify us to pursue being effective and compassionate Biblical…

Making The Right Choice

JAMES 1:1-3 – 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, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. THEME OF THE DAY. MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE. Tough circumstances, trying situations, difficult relationships, emotional highs…

The Obedient Life Of A Christian

JAMES 4:6-10 – But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” 7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. 9 Be wretched…