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Sermons on James

Self-confident or God-confident?

God, let us draw close to You; as You long to draw close to us. Holy Spirit, teach us follow Your leading, guard our hearts so that we do not criticize or judge others. Jesus, may we follow Your example in always seeking the Father’s will and not doing things on our own.

Seeking God or Seeking Self

The community of faith is maintained by Him and revolves around Him. It is important to Him and therefore to all who follow Him. His followers are now living life together. We pray together, celebrate changes in our lives together, we share joy, pain and fears together. We work together to do His work. It…

Resurrecting Faith

Resurrecting Faith — Faith is dead without works, and it is made alive through actions of surrender and repentnace. God desires relationship so closely with us that we can hold our plans, possessions, identities lightly and entrust Him with everything. He has given us corporate and individual promises becasue He expects us to walk in…

The Blessing of Others

The Blessing of Others – Often the believers who face or have faced difficult challenges tend to have experiential revelation of God’s provision, peace, and sacrificial love. Yet these are often the people the Church marginalizes. When we show preference for certain types of people, we risk missing out on the blessing of their strengths…

Treasuring the One Who Treasures Us

Treasuring the One Who Treasures Us – Only needs can frame situations where we can learn to praise when it is hard, seek God in our weakness, face our wishy-washy beliefs about Him, grapple with our triggers, pray for change, and dream about and crave our eternal reward. It drives us toward Jesus. The magic…

God’s Persistent Work

God’s Persistent Work – There are things in this life that are more threatening than the challenges of life and the attacks of the enemy, such as pride, laziness, indiscipline, or faithless living. God is using the pressures of life to force faith-engagement to defects to fully development into wholeness and maturity. God’s desire is…

God’s Voice in the Bible

God’s Voice in the Bible – One of the ways God speaks is through the Bible. When we can’t focus to hear Him speak in our hearts, we can read the Bible and hear Him there. God doesn’t always provide specific plans and purposes. But His Word gives us instruction for holiness, wisdom, and surrender.…

God’s Will, Hope, and Favor – Part 3

God’s Will, Hope, and Favor – Part 3 –  Many believers struggle over the will of God. What does He want? Will they miss His will if they make a decision? The presence of options brings anxiety when a believer doesn’t understand God’s value system. We often fail to remember the favor of God beyond our…