James


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Faith at Work

Scripture: James 1

Topic: Success > Human Experience

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.place Are you where you’re supposed to be? Dr. Jim Denison James 1:1 For many in our society, place = success. Janet and I moved to Atlanta in 1994 to pastor Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church. The church is located in “Buckhead,” a strange name for a residential area. The name comes from a tavern […]

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Faith At Work

Scripture: James 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Humility

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.humility Who’s in charge today? Dr. Jim Denison James 1:1 Who was James? The book of James names its author in its first sentence: “James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ” (1:1). But which James? The NT uses the name 42 times, of which 38 identifications are certain: 19 refer to […]

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Faith At Work

Scripture: James 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Humility

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.humility Who’s in charge today? Dr. Jim Denison James 1:1 Who was James? The book of James names its author in its first sentence: “James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ” (1:1). But which James? The NT uses the name 42 times, of which 38 identifications are certain: •19 refer to […]

4 pages

Faith at Work

Scripture: James 1

Topic: Spiritual Life > Obedience

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.obedience Are you listening to God? Dr. Jim Denison James 1:19-27 I grew up defining Christians as people who go to church. A Rotarian is someone who goes to Rotary Club meetings; a Buddhist is a person who worships at a Buddhist temple; a Christian is someone who attends services at a Christian church. Ours […]

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Faith at Work

Scripture: James 4

Topic: God’s Will > God

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.submission Are your plans surrendered to God? Dr. Jim Denison James 4:13-17 In 1870 the Methodists in Indiana were holding their Annual Conference. At one point in the proceedings, the president of the college where they were meeting said, “I think we are living in a very exciting age.” The presiding bishop asked him, “What […]

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Faith at Work

Scripture: James 3

Topic: Wisdom > Spiritual Life

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.wisdom Are your ambitions pure? Dr. Jim Denison James 3:13-18 Verse 13. Who is wise and knowing among you? Let him show by the good behavior his works in meekness of wisdom. Who returns us to the teachers of 3:1, as speech and wisdom are both liable to abuse (Robertson 45). While “who” may point […]

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Faith at Work

Scripture: James 3

Topic: Sin > Human Experience

Series: Faith At Work

Faith@Work.words Is your tongue tamed? Dr. Jim Denison James 3:1-12 What is the most hateful or hurtful thing anyone has said to you? How long ago did they say it? Why do the words still hurt? Has anyone hurt you more than with their words? I was in elementary school, probably the second or third […]

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What Are You Waiting For?

Scripture: James 4

Topic: The Church > Discipleship

Series: None

What Are You Waiting For? James 4:13-17 James C. Denison We’re beginning today with a little test a friend emailed me this week. Let’s see how you score. You are running in a race and overtake the second person. What position are you in? Second place. If you overtake the last person, what position are […]

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