Being Salt and Light in Ocean View, HI

James 5: 13-20

James 5:13-20 Is anyone among you suffering? Then he must pray. Is anyone cheerful? He is to sing praises. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; 15 and the prayer offered…

Making Resolutions

As we approach year’s end, it is often a time used for taking stock of our lives and our circumstances. We call them “New Year’s Resolutions. Wikipedia “A New Year’s resolutionis a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in which a person resolves to continue good practices, change an undesired trait…

James 5:7-12

  12/13/2020 sermon Example of conversation with Josh and Sue Differing thoughts and feelings at the same time Concern…love…hope…resentment…anger Differing tones as different emotions surface Same is true of James letter Concerns about their behavior and faith Deep love for them Righteous anger over mistreatment and disobedience Frustration over their pride Changes in tone Chapters…

James 5:1-6

How I steward my wealth reveals my spiritual health. (The Dangers of Self-Indulgence) James 5:1-6 Last week we talked about the importance of humility and how Humility precedes salvation, Humility precedes love, Humility precedes effective prayer, and Humility precedes submission. We come today to James 5, where we’ll hear a stinging indictment upon unrighteous rich…

James 4:13-17

James 4:13-17  The Subtlety of Sin 1 John 2:15-17 “Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the boastful pride…

James 4:1-12

Our passage today is hard-hitting and stands in stark contrast to the easy-believism so prevalent in our culture today. Grab your Bibles and turn to James 4:1-12. These words follow the warning against worldly wisdom. Here’s what we’re going to learn: God gives grace to the humble, not the haughty. Please follow along as I…

James 3:13-18

James 3:13-18  Two Kinds of Wisdom Main thought of James…false vs true faith Deeply concerned about the conduct and thinking of his brethren Response to trial Response to the Word Their partiality and lack of love Their careless and ungodly speech (Nate’s sermon) Their desires Their pride Led to a general concern about the reality…