The Tongue – Part 2

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ACL-39 900722PM Tongue-2 THE TONGUE PART 2 JAMES 3 Our Bible says a lot about all the wrong ways we can use our tongues. This list sums up the major ways God says – “Don’t use your tongues for”: wickedness, deceit, lying, perverseness, filthiness, corruption, bitterness, anger, craftiness, flattery, slander, backbiting, gossip, blaspheming, foolishness, boasting, […]

The Tongue – Part 1

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ACL-38 900722AM THE TONGUE JAMES 3 Our tongue is an intriguing study of great contrasts. Think of that object resting in your mouth just now. To the Doctor it is a two ounce slab of mucous membrane containing a world of inter-related muscles and nerves. That is the interesting tongue. To our Body it is […]

Sacrificial Devotion

ACL-37 DEVOTION SACRIFICES II CORINTHIANS 8:53 970810am   1st century church members knew that devotion to Christ means sacrifice. The eloquence of the writer of Hebrews is nowhere more evident than in chapter 11. There he says that those who walk by faith do so in lifelong sacrifice. Hebrews 11:10 for he waited for the […]

Noah Led

ACL-36 970706AM FATHERS OF THE WORD In “FATHERS OF THE WORD,” we’re going to look at four photos of dads in God’s Word — Job, Noah, Abraham, and Eli. And, as you can tell, if you know your Bible, we’ll be studying three good guys and one bad guy. We’re going to learn what a […]

The Scattered Church

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ACL-35 970427AM JAMES 1:1 “THE CHURCH SCATTERED” (59-3) What have you done in your life so far that will outlast your memory here on earth. In other words if you are not George Washington, Lincoln, Napoleon or someone like that, what will remain beyond you? This morning I am going to invite you to be […]

Normal Christians

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ACL-34 980322AM JAMES 5.7-20 AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY SERIES “A NORMAL CHRISTIAN LIFE” JAMES 5:7-20 We need to be: v. 7-8a BELIEVING GOD’S PLAN ENOUGH TO BE A WAITING CHRISTIAN v. 8b-12 TRUSTING GOD’S WILL ENOUGH TO BE A LOOKING CHRISTIAN v. 13b SEEKING GOD’S PROMISES ENOUGH TO BE A SINGING CHRISTIAN v. 13a, 14-18 DESIRING GOD’S […]

Rust Prevention

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ACL-33 980315AM JAMES-29 5.1-6 RUSTING RICHES AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY SERIES “HOW TO AVOID RUSTING OUR SOUL WITH A CORRODED LIFE” JAMES 5:1-6 Jesus often warned us about the longing for wealth. His brother James picked up that message and deeply speaks to our hearts about the way that the desire for wealth can “corrode” our souls, […]

Confident Living

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ACL-32 980222am AUTHENTIC CHRISTIANITY SERIES HOW TO LIVE CONFIDENTLY JAMES 4:13-17 Authentic Christianity. That is the theme of this book we are studying. This morning look at the elements of a confident life. One that operates well in any conditions. James describes it in 4:13-17. 1. THE PURPOSE OF MY LIFE IS NOT TO GATHER […]

The Pride Problem

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ACL-31 980201am James 4:1-12 “HOW TO CURE THE I PROBLEM ” God is in an all out war against PRIDE this morning. He wants to stamp it out in our lives this morning. Let’s let Him give us an exam this morning and help us cure our “I” problem today! The most glaring portrait of […]

Living like Jesus

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ACL-30 980125am James 3:13-18 “LIVING LIKE JESUS” I got a call this week about changing my long distance carrier. They said I had to confirm who would be my communications provider. In a very real and far more sobering way, this message is a call about your carrier of long distance. Who will be each […]

Blessing God

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ACL-29 980118am James 3:1-12 IS YOUR LIFE— BLESSING GOD? If James could reduce the purpose of his letter down to only two words, they would be “Spiritual maturity”. Personal spiritual growth among individuals is just about the greatest need in our church today. In our end of the 20th century, we are seeing too many […]

Vital Signs of Faith

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ACL-28 980111AM James 2.14-26 JAMES 2:14-26 “SEVEN VITAL SIGNS OF LIVING FAITH” This morning our passage in James is all about genuine, reliable, life changing and soul saving faith. Faith DISPLAYS itself in godly works is the thesis of this loving pastor’s letter. As he writes guided by the Holy Spirit his words are like […]

 
 
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