Sermon Series: James 1974

James The Lord’s Brother

Date: July 21st, 1974  |  Scripture: James 1:1  |  Topics: Brother, Doulos, Israel, James, Jews, Slavery

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.


The Trials of Faith

Date: July 28th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 1:2-3  |  Topics: Evil, Faith, Growth, Life, Patience, Temptation, Trials, disappointment, endurance, maturity

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.


Seven Tests of Faith

Date: August 18th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 1:1-3  |  Topics: Faith, James, Prayer, Tests

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.


Real Religion

Date: August 25th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 1:27  |  Topics: Compassion, Discipleship, Pastors, Poor, Religion

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.


Personal Religion

Date: September 8th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 1:27  |  Topics: Church, Faith, Visitation

Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.


Paul’s Faith and James’ Works

Date: September 15th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 2:14-26  |  Topics: Faith, Justification, Luther, Righteousness, works

What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him? If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit? Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone. Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I willContinue Reading


The Orthodoxy of the Devil

Date: September 22nd, 1974  |  Scripture: James 2:19  |  Topics: Belief, Devil, Evil, Faith, Fear, Repentance, Satan

Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble.


The Untamed Tongue

Date: September 29th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 3:1-12  |  Topics: Gossip, James, Maligning, Speech, Tongue

My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body. Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. EvenContinue Reading


These Thirty Years

Date: October 6th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 4:10-14  |  Topics: Anniversary, Biographical, Dr. Criswell, FBC-Dallas, Life

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up. Speak not evil one of another, brethren. He that speaketh evil of his brother, and judgeth his brother, speaketh evil of the law, and judgeth the law: but if thou judge the law, thou art not a doer of the law, but a judge. There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another? Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sContinue Reading


Our Words

Date: October 13th, 1974  |  Scripture: James 3:1-12  |  Topics: Discipleship, Prayer, Tongue, Word

My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body. Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. EvenContinue Reading