James warns us that our tongue, while small, is powerful and that it has the ability to cause great harm if left unchecked. In this sermon we take a practical look at how our speech influences the lives of those around us.
In what is one of the more controversial texts in the Bible we have James making a case for the necessity of works as an evidence of faith. Many who are familiar with evangelical theology will wonder if this comes in conflict with Paul’s clear teaching that it is faith, not works that saves. Is […]
James explains to us very simply how to walk out the Christian life. He starts in James 2, talking about the way we treat others. The culture will always put labels on people, but it can’t be that way in the church. We, the church, have to be a people that love our neighbors as […]
In this passage, James encourages believers to be “doers of the word”. What are the obstacles that hinder us from living our faith and how can we overcome those hindrances?
This message serves as an introduction to James, the author of this epistle, and a primer of the events surrounding the book. We then look at James 1:2-18 and focus on the value and purpose of trials in life. God’s goal is not for you to be comfortable. God’s goal is for you to rely […]
The reading of the book of James.
Thankfulness is a really important concept that we often, ironically, take for granted. The Bible is constantly directing us towards living with thankful hearts. But, in a world of unmet desires, sin and pain – how do we really, truly persevere in thankfulness?
After Jesus finished the sermon on the mount, the crowd was left astonished. What is it about Jesus and his message that is so astonishing? In this sermon, we look at two reasons why we can trust the authority of Jesus.
In Jesus’ conclusion of his Sermon on the Mount, he uses the imagery of building houses on rocks and sand to describe those who hear and do what he has taught, and those who do not. LISTENER’S NOTE: Due to technical difficulties during the recording of this preach, you will need to turn up the […]
Jesus speaks of the judgement and looks out at two groups of people, those who did the Father’s Will and those who did not. Those who did not will argue that they did good things for God. They prophesied. They cast out demons. They did great miracles. Yet, Jesus casts them away by saying “I […]