When a Christian experiences trials, God is working in the heart. He is revealing himself as a generous Father and strengthening us for enduring faithfulness. Our joy comes from knowing God’s purpose and relying on his promise as we walk through our trials. Text: James 1:1-18
This week Justin and Scott talk about why the mindset of being a bondservant of Christ is important. They explore the need to define God correctly, and know his heart, in order to understand the meaning of being Christ’s servant.
A close look at the life of James shows us that though he was the half-brother of Jesus and leader of the church in Jerusalem, it was a resurrection encounter with Christ that changed his heart. James introduces himself as one who moved from unbelief to faith, and from selfish ambition to service to God […]
In light of our new sermon series in the book of James, Scott and Justin talk abut the need for searching our hearts, and how we can focus on the heart rather than on gaining head-knowledge.
A close reading of James shows us that every topic mentioned in this little book relates to the heart. Humility of heart before God is the foundation for living as a follower of Christ. Text: The Book of James