Short song and testimony that there is no one or anything like Jesus!
ENG/RUS Chapter 1:12-16, James switches focus to inner moral struggles and gives us the strategy the devil uses to defeat us: Ungodly desires, moral deception, being disobedient, and spiritual death.
In this teaching, Doug helps you consider if your following of Jesus is conditional – asking questions like: Are you following Jesus’ examples or just relating for the benefits? Do you expect more obedience from Jesus than you’re giving to Him? How are you giving your life?
ENG/RUS This session covers James 1:9-11, where we discuss God’s view on a specific struggle common to all of us: wealth/money.
ENG/RUS In Session 2 of the James Study we will cover verses 1-8 of the letter’s first chapter. As we do, we start to understand trials from God’s perspective, helping us stay calm and cheerful, seek wisdom, and expect God’s help while waiting.
ENG/RUS In this kick off session we present an introduction to the Epistle of James and identify the author, his life, who he is writing to, and discuss the theme of the letter or why he wrote it.
Zacchaeus wasn’t liked very much and also happened to be physically short. On the day that Jesus was passing through his town he did something that changed his life forever. Zacchaeus sets an example for disciples today – it takes effort and discipline to put ourselves in the path of Jesus – but the reward is well worth it!
Bartimaeus’ handicap was also his livelihood – being a beggar back in the time of Jesus was a recognized part of the community. There was more to Jesus’ question of “What do you want me to do for you?” than what seemed obvious.
A quick look at Paul’s encouragement to be about being strong in the Lord, standing, and the armor of God.
In this final episode of the Jonah Series we talk about “heart health.” God gives us a heart to experience love in our relationship with Him and others. The condition of our hearts impacts our ability to love and relate and if they become hardened, they become impaired.