Nothing is more difficult to tame than the tongue, but this message will teach you how to listen longer, brag differently, criticize wisely and encourage more.
Speaker: Mark Batterson
Scripture: James 1:19, James 3:2-9, James 4:13-16, Proverbs 27:2, Proverbs 27:14
Help the children believe in God's sovereign wisdom and goodness in creating them with the body that they have, to believe in God's sovereign wisdom and goodness in making other people with the body that they have. Help the children believe that they and all other children and adults are made in God's image. Treat them according to the Great Commandment. Teach the children and...
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: Romans 5:1-11, Revelation 5:9, Ephesians 6:1-4, Psalm 139:14, James 3:8-9
Topic: Racial Harmony
There is power in our words. When used to encourage and speak for God, our words can greatly impact the kingdom.
Speaker: Jack Schull
Scripture: Ephesians 4:24-30, Luke 6:43-45, Proverbs 4:23, Psalm 141:3, James 3:2-5
James writes to dispersed Jewish Christians about how to rejoice in trials, to live wisely, to pursue godliness and to practice integrity.
Scripture: James 1 - 5
God allows us to see flaws in Bible characters to help us identify with them and learn from their poor choices. Abram lied, Sarai was impatient . Their mistakes almost cost them their lives. We must learn how to recover from wrong turns by being teachable, patient and wise. Preached at Hope Fellowship Church. Used by permission.
Speaker: John McKinzie
Scripture: Genesis 12:10 - 20, Genesis 16:1-6, Genesis 20:1-10, Proverbs 26:11-11, Proverbs 16:32-32, James 5:16-16, James 3:17-17, Ephesians 6:10-13, Hebrews 12:10-13
In this passage about Elizabeth's unborn child, John the Baptist, the word "baby" is used to describe Jesus while He was still in His mother's womb. What Luke is doing is treating this child in the womb as a person. He uses the word baby which he later uses for Jesus in the manger. He uses the word joy, which is what persons feel. He uses the phrase “filled with the Spirit”...
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: Genesis 1:27, Genesis 5:5, Genesis 9:6, James 3:9-10, Psalm 8:3-6
Topic: The Birth of Christ
" If you are wise and understand God’s ways, prove it by living an honorable life, doing good works with the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you are bitterly jealous and there is selfish ambition in your heart, don’t cover up the truth with boasting and lying. For jealousy and selfishness are not God’s kind of wisdom. Such things are earthly, unspiritual, and demonic....
Author: Carey Nieuwhof
Scripture: James 3:13-16
Lysa TerKeurst shares the secret of wisdom in "Wisdom Together:" Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” James 3:13 (NIV) For all of their lives, my children have known a secret. When circumstances fall apart, there is a safe place. Their mom’s arms. More than a hug, this place...
Author: Lysa TerKeurst
Scripture: James 3:13-13