James: Faith That Works

Pt. 8 - Faith Marked by Humility

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“God opposes the proud and gives grace to the humble”. In chapter 4:1-12, James like an expert surgeon cuts through our selfish desires to reveal that our true problem is a heart that desires other things more than God. Then graciously he points us to the cure: the grace of God. James will not let us know the sweetness of grace until we have tasted the bitterness of our own sin. In all of this James shows us that true faith is marked by humility.

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Pt. 7 - Faith Marked by True Wisdom

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When the entire world seems to say that self-interest, getting ahead, and carnivorous ambition is what wisdom is all about, James comes with a radically different picture of wisdom. Echoing the call of wisdom from the book of Proverbs, James boldy claims that true wisdom is radically other focused. True wisdom cannot be found by looking inward, but only by looking upward to Jesus, the embodiment of true wisdom.

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Pt. 6 - Faith That Tames the Tongue

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In James 3:1-12, James makes the point, faith that works is a faith that tames the tongue. Our speech and words are powerful and often destructive, so how are we supposed to do that? Jump in and listen as we discuss that together this week.

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Pt. 5 - Faith That Works

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What is the difference between counterfeit “faith” demonic “faith” and authentic faith? In this sermon we looked at this question together in James 2.

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Title: Pt. 4 - Faith That Love and Shows Mercy

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Faith that works loves and shows mercy without favoritism, but what is favoritism and why is it such a big deal? Join us as we look at this in today’s sermon.

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Pt. 2 - Faith That Finds Joy In Trials

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In this sermon we see James introduce topics that that are hard and perplexing for many of us: faith, trials, and temptation. In James 1:2-18 we will see that our faith will be tested, that trials actually come from God, and yet temptation never does.

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Pt. 1 - Intro to James: Brother Turned Servant

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This week we begin our study of James and ask the questions:

  • Who is James?

  • What happened in his life that made himself as a servant rather than a brother of Jesus?

  • Why did James write this letter?

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