Sermon Notes

James closes with ministry Put your faith to work Who is Suffering? James 5:13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Prayer is talking to the Father, and listening to the Father OT – lots of fathers & genealogies, 15X in reference nation...

XN & Non – Same hardship, diff's perspective, diff's reaction Bedside story of the elderly woman -XN, fiancé ran off friend, never married, health problems in & out wheelchair, worked @ church, demon stole bldg., @ church every Sun, phone...

Kid - start dreaming about what you will be & done when grow up School - learn how you are different than other kids & your possible path High school - pressure to pick your path & get on...

Halloween Weekend Ancient Samhain (“sow-ain”) meaning “Festival of the Dead” – invite dead spirits up 1 of 8 “Sabbaths” for witches & occult – bringing in darkness of fall/winter Jack O Lanterns – scary faces                      Costumes – hide identity Trick...

James 3:13-18 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast...

Communication degree pre-Internet Words you speak? 1984 Gyles Brandeth estimated 860,341,500 & wrote lexicon book Pre-internet & technology Me – public (Ser., Pod, Class, Devo, Print, Media Int, Conf/Train) 3.5 million? + Social Media + Private Conversations HOW MANY WORDS...

-This week: prerecord, 51st birthday, younger kids on fall break = family time -Real Faith: Faith that does not result in good deeds is not real faith. James 2:20 (TLB) -My testimony WORKS baptized baby, 3 yrs Catholic school, altar boy, belief...

-FREE JAMES STUDY GUIDE @ RealFaith.com -Blue collar scholar Ch. 1 You & God      Ch. 2 You & God’s people -YOU: Think of a time you were rejected, outcast, wrongly judged (e.g. school, work) -THEM: ? Don’t like? race, culture,...

Today: soul surgery. HS work in private areas of your life Who is God? “Father” (1:17, 27) Who are you? “beloved” (1:16, 1:19, 2:5) =Life is bad. God is good. What’s Your Trial? James 1:2 when you meet trials of various kinds James 1:12...

Ask for Wisdom Jm. 1:5 Book Theme: Jm 1:2-3 Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. Section Theme: Jm 1:14 each person is tempted when...

1742 words (English translation) – read in less than 30 minutes (study guide) Faith Works – turn up temp church folks, BLUE COLLAR SCHOLAR = ? downside to being Jesus brother ? (spank, argue, WWJD) Your trial will find you. When it...

Serving gifts (7) 2. Speaking gifts (8). 3. Supernatural (4) Miracles . 2 Healing 3. Prophecy 4. Tongues Also called “wonders”; “miracles”; “powers” “signs” – point to King Jesus & Kingdom of God =Supernatural; 2 realms 1 reality =Natural: Rationalism -...