Faith that Works

Faith in Patience

Part 12 - James 5:7-12 • May 28, 2017 • John Staples

God has promised something new for all us. We can have patience because we know that there will be something better.

Warning to the Rich

Part 11 - James 5:1-6 • May 21, 2017 • John Staples

Wealth can wrap our sense of worth and identity and place our hearts in a dangerous place. Put your trust in things that last versus things that flee.

The Prayer of Faith

Part 10 - James 5:13-18 • May 14, 2017 • John Staples

In the darkest moments of our lives we look to prayer and hope God will listen. Don't wait to pray. God desires every moment of our best and our worst.

Boasting about Tomorrow

Part 9 - James 4:13-17 • May 7, 2017 • John Staples

If we had a choice, we would desire to have absolute control of our lives until we realize we were never in control of it in the first place.

What in the World!

Part 8 - James 4: 1-12 • April 30, 2017 • John Staples

There is a constant tension between the desires of this world and the desires of what God said was good. Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.

Wisdom from Above

Part 7 - James 3:13-18 • April 23, 2017 • John Staples

False wisdom leads to chaos and disorder but true wisdom is demonstrated through humility.

Watch your Mouth!

Part 6 - James 3:1-12 • April 9, 2017 • John Staples

Our mouths can speak truth and deceit. The way we speak reflects the inner most parts of our hearts.

True Faith Works

Part 5 - James 2:14-26 • April 2, 2017 • John Staples

True Faith works itself out in trust and obedience to God.

You're my Favorite!?

Part 4 - James 2:1-13 • March 26, 2017 • John Staples

Jesus didn't die for just the faithful or the poor but everyone. Live a fuller life embracing others instead of those alike.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Part 3 - James 1:19-28 • March 19, 2017 • John Staples

The way we respond is reflected from the inner most corners of our hearts. The Word of God gives power to remove the roots of our darkest struggles.

Testing of your Faith: Temptations

Part 2 - James 1:9-18 • March 12, 2017 • John Staples

The root of our temptations lies deep within our hearts. The only way to resolve the conflicts within our hearts is to replace it something better.

Testing of your Faith: Trials

Part 1 - James 1:1-8 • March 5, 2017 • John Staples

The book of James will help believers everywhere to understand how their faith should affect their lives, their choices and their priorities.