James Exposition

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Praying for the Sick

Praying for the Sick 5 February 2017 AM – James 5:14-20 – Jas16 – Scott Childs Introduction: Our text today that concludes the book of James is one that has been interpreted in many different ways by sincere people. However, I believe there is a common link that connects these last seven verses together. By […]

Hardships and Happiness

Hardships and Happiness 29 January 2017 AM – James 5:13 – Scott Childs Introduction: Someone once said, “All sunshine makes a desert.” The same principle applies to life. We cannot expect to have only happiness and no hardships in life. Life is full of both. If you are a Christian, God has a special way […]

Swear Not! – James 5:12

Swear Not! 22 January 2017 AM – James 5:12 – Scott Childs Introduction: I doubt that there has ever been a time in history when so many men, women and children of our world used so much filthy talk, profanity, cussing, swearing and blasphemy of every sort. In the book of 2 Timothy 3:1-2 we […]

Enduring Afflictions – James 5:7-11

Enduring Afflictions 15 January 2017 AM – James 5:7-11 – Jas16 – Scott Childs Introduction: It has been a while since we were in the book of James. In our last sermon we studied The Dangers of Riches (Jas 5:1-6). We saw The Calamity of Riches (riches do not bring happiness); The Corrosion of Riches […]

The Danger of Riches – James 5:1-6

The Danger of Riches 18 December 2016 AM – James 5:1-6 – Scott Childs Introduction: The Bible records the biographies of many rich people. Job was very rich. Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were rich. David was rich. Solomon was extremely rich. Jehoshaphat was rich. Joseph of Arimathaea was a rich man. Being rich is not […]

Reminders for Planning – James 4:13-17

Reminders for Planning 11 December 2016 AM – James 4:13-17 – Scott Childs Introduction: Jesus told of a man who made big plans but who never saw them fulfilled. (Luke 12:16-21) “And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:” (17) “And he thought within himself, […]

Victory Steps – James 4:7-10

Victory Steps 27 November 2016 AM – James 4:7-10 – Jas16 – Scott Childs Introduction: Bible heroes like Joshua, Gideon and David defeated overwhelming enemies because God was with them. In Romans 8:31 we read, “What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?” We too […]

Selfish Lusts – James 4:1-6

Selfish Lusts 20 November 2016 AM – James 4:1-6 – Scott Childs Introduction: Read text. Many homes are a war zone. The battles fought behind closed doors (and sometimes in front of the children) are ignited by what James calls “Lusts”. These are selfish desires or pleasing self. Selfish lusts cause wars over unneeded purchases, […]

Are You Truly Wise? – James 3:13-18

Are You Truly Wise? 13 November 2016 AM – James 3:13-18 –Jas16 – Scott Childs Introduction: Have you ever made a foolish choice, or said the wrong thing, or responded in an ungodly way? Yes, all have. Why do we do that? One reason is we lack God’s wisdom. About 3000 years ago Solomon wrote, […]