Faith Works James 5:1-6

Faith Works James 5:1-6

Faith Works

Faith Stewards  – James 5:1-6

 

#1 Welcome to the ONE Percent

 

#2 Beware of Trusting in WEALTH   James 5:1-3

 

#3 Avoid DISHONEST Gain   James 5:4

 

#4 Wealth is a BLESSING or a CURSE   James 5:5-6

 

#5 The OTHER Way

  • Trust GOD, NOT WEALTH
  • Live with INTEGRITY
  • STEWARD your Wealth for God’s Glory
    • Surrender OWNERSHIP
    • Develop a Plan – a BUDGET
    • Follow God’s Plan – Honor the TITHE
    • INVEST in the Kingdom of God
    • Replace Hoarding with GENEROSITY

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Faith Reality Check James 4:1-10

Faith Reality Check James 4:1-10

Faith Works

Faith Reality Check – James 4:1-10

 

#1 Get Ready for a Faith GUT PUNCH   James 4:1-3

 

#2 Friendship with the WORLD   James 4:4-5

 

#3 Friendship with GOD    James 4:6-9

  • SURRENDER Control v. 7a
  • FIGHT Back v. 7b
  • CLOSE the Distance v. 8
  • CONFESS and REPENT v. 8b
  • FEEL Something v. 9

 

#4 Going LOW to Reach New HEIGHTS    James 4:10

 

Faith Works Faith Speaks James 3:1-12

Faith Works Faith Speaks James 3:1-12

Faith Works

Faith Speaks – James 3:1-12

 

#1 Great POWER and Great RESPONSIBILITY    James 3:1

 

#2 A Great LESSON about Being Perfect    James 3:2

 

#3 The Great DIRECTOR of Our Lives   James 3:3-5a

 

#4 The Great DESTROYER of Our Lives   James 3:5b-6

 

#5 Our Great INABILITY to Tame our Tongue   James 3:7-8

 

#6 Our Great OPPORTUNITY   James 3:9-12

 

#7 Great LIFE Changing Words

Faith Works True Religion James 1:26-2:13

Faith Works True Religion James 1:26-2:13

Faith Works

True Religion – James 1:26-2:13

#1 The WORTH of Your Religion   James 1:26-27

 

#2 The TEST of Favoritism   James 2:1-7

Because the ground is level at the foot of the cross: all are invited, all are valued, and all are welcomed.

#3 Living by the ROYAL Law   James 2:8-11

 

4 Living out JAMES 1:22 Demonstrating the WORTH of your Religion   James 2:12-13

Talk is cheap. Complete devotion to our Glorious Lord demonstrates the worth of your religion and the life changing power of the Gospel.

Faith Works James 1:1-18

Faith Works James 1:1-18

Faith Works

A person who has placed their faith in Jesus Christ and surrendered their life to God will discover that Faith Works!

James 1:1-18

#1 Just call me James the JUST   James 1:1

#2 A People Scattered but not FORGOTTEN   James 1:1

#3 Faith PERSEVERES in the Presence of Trails   James 1:2-4

#4 Faith PRODUCES Wisdom from God   James 1:5-8

#5 Faith PROVIDES Satisfaction   James 1:9-11

#6 Faith PROMISES an Eternal Reward   James 1:12

#7 Faith PROTECTS during Temptation   James 1:13-15

#8 Faith PRESENTS Salvation, God’s PERFECT Gift   James 1:16-18

 

You Asked for It Spiritual Gifts

You Asked for It Spiritual Gifts

You Asked for It

How can I discover and use my spiritual gifts?

Romans 12 and 1 Corinthians 12

#1 You are GIFTED for greatness by the Holy Spirit.

A spiritual gift is an expression of the Holy Spirit in the life of a believers which empowers them to serve the body of Christ, the church.

#2 WHY does God Give spiritual gifts?

#3 How can I discover and use my spiritual gifts?

  • DISCOVER  1 Timothy 4:14
  • DEDICATE Romans 6:13
  • DEVELOP 2 Timothy 1:6
  • DEPLOY Romans 12:3-8

Spiritual Gifts

Administration: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by effectively organizing resources and people to efficiently reach ministry goals.     yes       maybe       no

Apostleship: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by launching and leading new ministry ventures that advance God’s purposes and expand his kingdom.     yes       maybe       no

Discernment: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by recognizing truth or error within a message, person, or event.      yes      maybe      no

Encouragement (Exhortation): The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by helping others live God-centered lives through inspiration, encouragement, counseling, and empowerment.   yes       maybe       no

Evangelism: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by sharing the love of Christ with others in a way that draws them to respond by accepting God’s free gift of eternal life.     yes       maybe       no

Faith: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by stepping out in faith in order to see God’s purposes accomplished, trusting Him to handle any and all obstacles along the way.     yes       maybe       no

Giving: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by joyfully supporting and funding various kingdom initiatives through material contributions beyond the tithe.     yes       maybe       no

Helping (Service): The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by offering assistance in reaching goals that glorify God and strengthen the body of Christ.      yes       maybe       no

Hospitality: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by providing others with a warm and welcoming environment for fellowship.   yes       maybe       no

Knowledge: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by communicating God’s truth to others in a way that promotes justice, honesty, and understanding.     yes      maybe       no

Leadership: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by casting vision, stimulating spiritual growth, applying strategies, and achieving success where God’s purposes are concerned.  yes       maybe       no

Mercy: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by ministering to those who suffer physically, emotionally, spiritually, or relationally. Their actions are characterized by love, care, compassion, and kindness toward others.     yes       maybe       no

Pastoring (Shepherding): The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by taking spiritual responsibility for a group of believers and equipping them to live Christ-centered lives.      yes       maybe       no

Prophecy: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by offering messages from God that comfort, encourage, guide, warn, or reveal sin in a way that leads to repentance and spiritual growth.     yes      maybe      no

Teaching: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by teaching sound doctrine in relevant ways, empowering people to gain a sound and mature spiritual education.     yes       maybe       no

Wisdom: The God-given special ability to serve and strengthen the body of Christ by making wise decision and counseling others with sound advice, all in accordance with God’s will.      yes       maybe       no