Books of the Bible

Books of the Bible

Faith in the Fire

Real faith is more than words and, according to this epistle, is really measured in how we respond to various trials of life. In James chapter 5, James guides us with practical steps for our faith when we encounter severe mistreatment. James addresses how the rich were abusing the poor, but there are valuable lessons for all Christians to learn when our faith is tested.

By |2020-07-26T11:09:51-05:00July 26th, 2020|James, Real Faith|

Controlling the Tongue

The third chapter of James is one of the most challenging passages in the Bible. Controlling the tongue is so difficult James declares, "No human being can tame the tongue." But at the end of the chapter, James gives us the tools that are from above to help with our struggle. With the help of God, a person of faith can control their tongue.

By |2020-07-12T11:14:46-05:00July 12th, 2020|James, Real Faith|

The Way to Think When Tested

The book of James is a vivid expression of how real faith looks when practiced as a true servant of Jesus. In the first chapter, the common theme is how Christians should think when they are tested. Since our actions are preceded by thoughts, James tells us how to think about common trials so we can live out our faith as God would have us

By |2020-07-12T11:15:20-05:00June 28th, 2020|James, Real Faith|

The Sermon of the World

Psalm 19 is often divided into two parts. Verses 1-6 are often called "natural revelation" as they describe how the world teaches us about God. Verses 7-14 are called "special revelation" as they teach how the Word teaches us about God. It's common to just briefly consider the first part of the Psalm to quickly move to the second, but in this lesson, we want to hear "The Sermon of the World."

By |2020-06-14T13:54:39-05:00June 14th, 2020|Psalm, Serenity from the Psalms|

When Change Needs to Start with Me

Psalm 51 is David's written confession after his sin with Bathsheba. More importantly, it also lays out a course for personal change. What if everything happening in our world today has called you to think about how the most important change needs to start with you? If so, Psalm 51 has some words of instruction and inspiration for you.

By |2020-06-07T11:10:06-05:00June 7th, 2020|Psalm, Serenity from the Psalms|
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