James: Working Faith

James: Working Faith

Sep 2017 - Oct 2017

James is a fascinating book that covers a variety of topics. From playing favorites to faith healing, James has words of wisdom for a plethora of situations. Some have seen a lack of unified thought but a careful review finds that James is exhorting the people of God to display their genuine faith. His instructions ultimately paint a picture of what working faith looks like in the mess and chaos of everyday life.

Sermons in this series
Sun, Oct 15, 2017
Passage: James 2:14-26
Duration: 42 mins 36 secs
James arrives at the real crux of his letter in 2:14-26 as he outlines the difference between working faith and work-less faith. One is genuine and meets God's approval, the other doesn't do anybody any good.
Sun, Oct 08, 2017
Duration: 31 mins 39 secs
No matter your age or background, you are highly likely to be on the receiving end of someone else's bias or unfair treatment. The world is a cruel place that loves to play favorites. What's worse is, sometimes the body of Christ plays that game too. James strongly denounces partiality in today's passage and convincingly demonstrates just how anti-Jesus favoritism is.
Sun, Oct 01, 2017
Passage: James 1:19-27
Duration: 30 mins 41 secs
If we have genuine, working faith, it will make an impact in how we live. Specifically, we will align our lives with God's Word. Our speech and our actions will reflect God's will and not our own.
Sun, Sep 17, 2017
Passage: James 1:13-18
Duration: 33 mins 36 secs
During trials we are prone to believe lies about ourselves, God, and our reality. A working faith will reject those lies and see God for who he is. James warns us of two lies we need to be careful to reject.
Sun, Sep 10, 2017
Passage: James 1:5-12
Duration: 35 mins 44 secs
We live in an era of unprecedented knowledge and technology. And yet for all of that, there are plenty of questions that remain unanswered and plenty of situations where the way forward seems unclear. James points us in the proper direction, to God's Wisdom.
Sun, Sep 03, 2017
Passage: James 1:1-4
Duration: 34 mins 8 secs
We dive into the book of James which calls people of faith to make sure they are living out their faith. The opening verses teach us that working faith will rejoice in trials, because it sees through the trials at God's ultimate purposes.
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