Sermons in “Living Faith”

Descending into Greatness

Our culture has taught us each to pursue our own happiness; in its worst form this is what James describes as wisdom from below. Rather, he offers wisdom from above and it’s crucial if we are going to be a community used by God.

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Life Between Now and Then

In a world where the only real word is death which leads to hopelessness, the Christian has hope because Jesus has been raised from the dead. It’s for this reason James can counsel us to be patient — this is our testimony.

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“…but, words will never hurt me.”

In a world of words James calls the Christian community to a more silent and active faith

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Walk the Walk

For Christian faith to be genuine it must be lived. We don’t need to fear a works based faith because works do not save only Jesus does, but the other side of that salvation is the living character of the saviour.

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Courting the “Right” People

James reminds us that even as Christians our human tendency will be to evaluate and treat people differently. When we do that in our congregations we are judging people inappropriately and is completely contrary to the very nature of the gospel.

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It’s a Hard-Knock Life

Life isn’t fair. Everyone goes through hard times and difficulties–that includes Christians. So, how are Christians supposed to respond when times are tough?

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