In this message, Pastor Phillip wraps up his teaching from last week talking about James’ admonition to call the elders for prayer when a person is sick and an alternate viewpoint regarding deathbed ministry. He also begins teaching on verse 16 and dealing with the issues of reconciliation and dealing with sin in our own […]
In this message, Pastor Phillip teaches through James 5 where James instructs those who are sick to call upon the Elders of the church to pray for them. There are several difficult questions that Pastor Phillip deals with like: “Why doesn’t it explicitly say that the prayer of faith will heal them?”, “Is it God’s […]
Teaching from James 5:7-8, Pastor Phillip explains how James is encouraging the believers to trust in the Lord even in the midst of their hardships and sufferings, because God is the one who will make right every wrong. The illustration of the farmer planting the seed and patiently waiting for it’s profitable growth is used […]
In this message, Pastor Phillip deals with a fundamental attitude of our heart that we deal with on a regular basis: Are we truly submitted to Jesus Christ as our Lord in everything? James in the latter part of chapter 4 deals with outward actions that display the inward focus of our heart – specifically […]
In this message, Pastor Phillip discusses the importance of not speaking evil of one another and explaining why James relates it to judging one another. Looking into the examples that Jesus gives in the gospels, he shows us how we easily judge the hearts of others but neglect to hold ourselves to the same standards.
In this message, Pastor Phillip begins teaching from James 4 which takes a surprising turn. James begins addressing the reasons why his audience experiences fighting, disputes, and a lack of peace and how they (as well as we) can begin making steps of restitution in our lives.