November 5, 2018
Pastor Paul Sausser James 1:21-27 We are called to put our faith into action—that is our thankful response for our new life in Christ. Our trust in God grows as we serve and care for those in need and those in our church, especially during times when we find ourselves in personal trials and challenges.
October 22, 2018
Pastor Paul Sausser James 1:19-20 James instructs us to have a full body faith in God in times of trial and suffering—that same trust is to be practiced when dealing with a raw emotion—anger. God wants us to be characterized by forgiveness and grace, and that involves dealing biblically with the real feeling of anger.
October 15, 2018
Pastor Paul Sausser James 1:12-18 God uses trials and suffering in our life to refine us like fire purifies gold. This is a hard experience for us, but the results of trials are growth in this life and preparation for the life to come in eternity. Humanity, however, likes to short circuit God’s process so […]
October 7, 2018
James 1:9-11 Pastor Paul Sausser The teaching of asking single-heartedly for wisdom in trials moves into instruction on one’s life situation. Both those in the low and high social standing in the community, both those who are poor and rich, need to keep their eyes of faith on their identity in Christ. Regardless of your […]
October 1, 2018
James 1:5-8 Pastor Paul Sausser James describes Father God as having a single minded focus to meet our need for wisdom in how to live through times of trial and suffering. Father God requires of us to have a single focus of faith in God, to not doubt, that He will deliver on His promise […]