Being Salt and Light in Ocean View, HI

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…

James 3:1-12

Words have started revolutions, riots, revivals and reformations. Join me as I pray the words of Psalm 19:14, Psalm 141:3 and some of our passage in James 3:1-12 back to the Lord: “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my rock and my…

James 2:14-26

James 2:14-26  Fruitless Faith is False Faith Background 5th study in James Written by James, the half brother of Jesus Written to the twelve tribes scattered by persecution (Acts 8:1) So, Jewish believers living in new locations Uncertain/unfamiliar customs and settings? Persecuted? Struggling financially? Definitely struggling spiritually Purpose Why did James write this letter? Why…