The Power of Effective Prayer

The Power Of A Praying Church

  James 5:12-18 In this week’s text, we look at a passages of Scripture from the Epistle of James that is oft misunderstood. In short, James encourages those who are sick to call upon the elders of the church to let them pray over and anoint the person with oil in the name of the Lord (James 5:14). There are …

Winning the War Within, Part 4

Winning the War Within: Part 4

James 5:1-6 This week, we study what one commentator called one of the most searing passages of Scripture in the New Testament. In the first six verses of James 5, the Apostle directs his prophetic anger against the rich and self-indulgent people among us. These words are such an indictment against the rich, that they look like they could come …

Winning the War Within, Part 2

Winning the War Within: Part 2

James 4:7-12 As we have witnessed throughout the epistle of James, the theme is a contrast between real, saving faith and false faith, between a profession of faith and possession of faith. If nothing else, James wants to make clear that real faith changes the very DNA of a person. It is not something you can put on and take …