Book: James

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Life lessons from James #28

In touch with a World of hurt. “Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you.” – Shannon L. Adler     Hurt = Pain, disappointment, sickness, tired & weary. “Never let an earthly circumstance disable you spiritually”   James 5:13-18 (NIV) – 13Is any […]

In touch with a World of hurt. “Forget what hurt you in the past, but never forget what it taught you.” – Shannon L. Adler     Hurt = Pain,…

Life lessons from James #27

                                         Life lessons from James #27 Arrogance of Our age. By Pastor George Lehman   “Arrogance is knowledge minus wisdom.” – Celso   Arrogance: is over-confidence in self – in self’s abilities and self’s-reliance. We need to always recognize God in everything.   A spiritual atmosphere is what James addresses. […]

                                         Life lessons from James #27 Arrogance of Our age. By Pastor George Lehman   “Arrogance is knowledge minus wisdom.” – Celso   Arrogance: is over-confidence in self – in…

Life lessons from James #26

War and Peace. “In the war of right and wrong, we can’t afford to be neutral.”   Chapter 3 was the backdrop setting the scene for Chapter 4 – The wisdom of the WORLD & the wisdom of the WORD James 4:1-12 (NIV) – 1“What causes fights and quarrels among […]

War and Peace. “In the war of right and wrong, we can’t afford to be neutral.”   Chapter 3 was the backdrop setting the scene for Chapter 4 – The…

Life lessons from James #25

Last week we spoke about wisdom of the World = Earthly – Secular / Unspiritual – Sensual / Demonic. The Wisdom of the WORD. “Great is Wisdom; infinite is the value of wisdom. It cannot be exaggerated it is the Highest achievement of man.” – Carlyle (The message of Proverbs […]

Last week we spoke about wisdom of the World = Earthly - Secular / Unspiritual – Sensual / Demonic. The Wisdom of the WORD. “Great is Wisdom; infinite is the…

Life lessons from James #24

WISDOM of the World. “It is frightening to consider how little wisdom governs the world.”   James 3:13-16 (NIV) – *13“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14But if you harbour bitter […]

WISDOM of the World. “It is frightening to consider how little wisdom governs the world.”   James 3:13-16 (NIV) - *13“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show…

Life lessons from James #23

WISDOM “Great is the number of those who might attain true wisdom if they did not already think themselves wise.”  – Eliza Cook  (The greatest ability is TEACHABILITY)  James 3:13-18 (NIV) – 13“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done […]

WISDOM “Great is the number of those who might attain true wisdom if they did not already think themselves wise.”  - Eliza Cook  (The greatest ability is TEACHABILITY)  James 3:13-18…

Life lessons from James #22

The Bible is a personal letter from God to us!! Last two weeks we spoke about: #20-Speech can be controlled (Bridle & Rudder) #21 – Contentious speech can be destructive (Like fire & poison)   Conflicting* Speech can be Deceptive. (Teenstrydig – Not compatible) “Before the tongue can speak it […]

The Bible is a personal letter from God to us!! Last two weeks we spoke about: #20-Speech can be controlled (Bridle & Rudder) #21 – Contentious speech can be destructive…

Life lessons from James #21

Contentious* speech can be destructive. (Stryerigheid, twissoekerig)   Last week we spoke about: Speech can be controlled. James 3:1-4 –“1Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. 2We all stumble in many ways. If anyone […]

Contentious* speech can be destructive. (Stryerigheid, twissoekerig)   Last week we spoke about: Speech can be controlled. James 3:1-4 –“1Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers,…

Life lessons from James #20

Speech can be controlled “Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech.”   James 3:1-12 (NIV) – “1Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. 2We all stumble in […]

Speech can be controlled “Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech.”   James 3:1-12 (NIV) – “1Not many of you should presume to…

Life lessons from James #19

Words as well as Works “Words are seeds that do more than blow around. They land in our hearts and not on the ground. Be careful what you plant and careful what you say. You might have to eat what you planted one day.” – Unknown   James 3:1-12 (NIV) […]

Words as well as Works “Words are seeds that do more than blow around. They land in our hearts and not on the ground. Be careful what you plant and…