How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James

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How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James

The book of James is one of the most profoundly practical yet one of the most over-looked books in the New Testament. J. I. Packer says this: “Of the five wisdom books of the Old Testament, it has been classically said...that the Psalms will teach you how to pray, Proverbs how to live, Job how to suffer, the Song how to love, and Ecclesiastes how to enjoy. That dictum seems to me wonderfully insightful, and it is totally reinforced by James, the New Testament writer, who speaks to all these themes most forcefully within his five brief chapters.” [Truth and Power, 153] When you think about it, James is the New Testament’s book of Wisdom. Because we have been loved by God, we show that forth in fruitful work. As a church, we will order our common life together around this book of wisdom and truth, not antithetical to a gospel of grace, but rather the logical outworking of that work of Christ in our lives.

November 19, 2017

How Faith Works: Actions of Faith

Speaker: David Ridenhour Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 5:13–5:20

November 12, 2017

How Faith Works: Patience

Speaker: David Ridenhour Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 5:7–5:12

November 5, 2017

How Faith Works: Fair Warnings

Speaker: David Ridenhour Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 4:13–5:6

October 22, 2017

How Faith Works: Two Kinds of Wisdom

Speaker: David Ridenhour Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 3:13–3:18

October 15, 2017

How Faith Works: Taming the Tongue

Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 3:1–3:12

October 8, 2017

How Faith Works: Faith versus Fraud

Speaker: David Ridenhour Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 2:14–2:26

September 24, 2017

How Faith Works: Doing God's Word

Speaker: David Ridenhour Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 1:19–1:27

September 10, 2017

How Faith Works: Joy in Trials

Speaker: David Ridenhour Series: How Faith Works: Studies in the Book of James Passage: James 1:1–1:12

December 1, 2019

What Child is This?

Speaker: Dr. Paul Fowler Series: Advent 2019 Passage: Isaiah 9:1–9:7

November 24, 2019

I Will Give Thanks to You Forever

Speaker: Colin Deay Series: Psalms 2019 Passage: Psalm 30:1–30:12

November 17, 2019

The Forgiveness of Sins

Speaker: Dr. Paul Fowler Series: Psalms 2019 Passage: Psalm 32:1–32:11

November 10, 2019

The Lord, the Keeper of Israel

Speaker: Dr. Paul Fowler Series: Psalms 2019 Passage: Psalm 121:1–121:8

October 27, 2019

Christ the Firstborn

Speaker: Colin Deay Series: Stand Alone Sermons

October 20, 2019

The Prize

Speaker: Bill Camp Series: Stand Alone Sermons Topic: Default Passage: Philippians 3:8–3:11

October 13, 2019

The Parable of the Prodigal God

Speaker: Chris Gensheer Series: Stand Alone Sermons Topic: Default Passage: Luke 15:1–15:2, Luke 15:11–15:24

October 6, 2019

Seasons and the One that Never Changes

Speaker: Chris Gensheer Series: Stand Alone Sermons Topic: Seasons and the One that Never Changes Passage: Ecclesiastes 3:1–3:15

September 29, 2019

Is He Worthy?

Speaker: Colin Deay Series: Stand Alone Sermons