Practical Teachings in Difficult Times

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The Power of the Tongue

June 20, 2022
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Speaker: Pastor Frank Winans
Series: Practical Teachings in Difficult Times
Verses used: James 3:1-18
The Power of the Tongue

James teaches in his 3rd chapter that: 1. People who teach will be held to a higher standard because of their influence. 2. The primary instrument of a teacher is their tongue. 3. Only God can empower us to control the tongue. How do we allow God to help us to control the tongue? 4. […]

Faith that Works

June 13, 2022
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Speaker: Teacher Mike
Series: Practical Teachings in Difficult Times
Verses used: James 2:1-26, Mt 22:37-40, 25:40
Faith that Works

Sermon Notes: I. The Problem with Favoritism (James 2:1-13) 1. When we show favoritism, we adopt the world’s values, not God’s. 2. When we show favoritism, we break the royal law of love.   II. The Character of Faith (James 2:14-26) 1. There is always an excuse for why we don’t love people. 2. Real […]

The Wisdom of Listening and Doing

June 6, 2022
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Speaker: Pastor Frank Winans
Series: Practical Teachings in Difficult Times
Verses used: James 1:5-8; Matthew 7:7-8; James 1:19-25; Matthew 7:24-27
The Wisdom of Listening and Doing

Sermon Notes: 1. Biblical wisdom is the application of Biblical knowledge. 2. Being double-minded is doubting in God and the goodness of God. 3. Rock people hear the words of Jesus and build on them. 4. Sand people hear the words of Jesus and don’t build on them. 5. Everybody builds their life on something. […]

Trials

May 30, 2022
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Speaker: Pastor Frank Winans
Series: Practical Teachings in Difficult Times
Verses used: James 1:1-4, 12; Mt 5:10-12

Sermon Notes: 1. James was written primarily to Jewish believers going through trials. 2. The “trials” James is referring to here is suffering for Jesus. 3. James says to consider it joyful when we experience trials. a. Because it produced heavenly rewards b. Because it produces earthly rewards of developing genuine faith. Follow-up Questions from […]

The Cost of Discipleship

May 23, 2022
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Speaker: Pastor Vince Arnaldo
Series: Practical Teachings in Difficult Times
Verses used: Luke 14: 25-35, 1 Corinthians 1:26-29
The Cost of Discipleship

Outline of Sunday Sermon What does it mean to follow Jesus? I. The Roman Legionnaire – turn your back on your family – cannot get married – Minimum age is 16 – Shortest term of service is 20 years – They do not want homesick soldiers – They lay their lives on the line – […]

Introducing James

May 16, 2022
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Speaker: Pastor Frank Winans
Series: Practical Teachings in Difficult Times
Verses used: Matthew 13:54-56; Galatians 1:18-19; John 7:2-5; 1 Corinthians 15:3-7
Introducing James

Sermon Notes: Who was James: 1. He was the younger brother of Jesus. (Matthew 13:54-56; Galatians 1:18-19) 2. He didn’t believe his brother was the Messiah during His earthly ministry. (John 7:2-5) 3. He believed in his big brother after His resurrection. (1 Corinthians 15:3-7) 4. He was one of the main leaders of the […]