Draw Nigh Unto God

James 4 teaches us that we are to draw nigh unto God. But, how does one actually do this? Pastor Vaughn Winslett considers how we draw nigh unto God, using our tongues to pray and praise, rather than speaking evil one of another. From James 4:8-17. Continue reading

Show Me Thy Faith By Thy Works

Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works. Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead? – Jas 2:18-20 KJV

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Respect of Persons

Pastor Winslett continues his series through the Epistle of James, coming to James chapter 2.

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, [the Lord] of glory, with respect of persons. For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool: Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts? – Jas 2:1-4 KJV

Preached August 6, 2017

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James 1:16-18

Do not err, my beloved brethren. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. James 1:16-18

Sermon 4 in Pastor Vaughn Winslett’s series through the Epistle of James

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