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Trials, Tests, and Tribulation

Trials, tests, and tribulation…these are all things that we seem to go through every single day of our lives.  Sometimes they’re easy to handle, but sometimes, it seems like it’s pouring down rain and a flood is inevitably coming. We [...]

March 17, 2013 Bible Study, God, Honesty, Suffering, Uncategorized
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James 4: Only I Can Judge God (and everyone else)

When I was in college I witnessed one of the most horrific/awesome moments of my life in a store parking lot. My roommate and I (Tuttle was his nickname because he was from Tuttle, OK) had just parked at Wal-Mart [...]

October 28, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, God
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James 4 – When God Doesn’t Listen…..

When I was a small child I always wanted a machine gun. And I’m not talking like an M16 or a rifle, but a Gatling gun.  You know the one they use in the movie Predator to destroy half a [...]

October 7, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, God, Listening
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James 3 – Watch Your Mouth

There’s a small, suburban town that’s a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio right on Lake Eerie that boasts a population of about 50,000 people named Mentor, Ohio. In this pleasant beachfront community, it was recently voted one of the “100 Best [...]

September 24, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, Uncategorized, Words
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Bible Study: James 2:14-17 (Faith vs. Works)

If you know anything about Church history, then you’ll know the reason the Catholic church split was over an age old debate:  Faith vs. Works.  Martin Luther, the founder of the Reformation and father of modern day Protestantism, effectively split [...]

September 10, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, Faith
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Bible Study: James 1:2-4

      Book of James: James 1:2-4 JAMES 1:2-4 “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials. Knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience, but let patience have it’s perfect work, that you [...]

August 5, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, Uncategorized
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Bible Study: Anger & Lust

      Matthew 5:21-26 Anger 21 “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with [...]

June 24, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, Uncategorized
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Bible Study: Christians Living in Darkness?

  Bible Study: Christians living in darkness?   John points out that it is possible for people to say they are in the light, yet actually live in darkness. Note the four “liars” here: (1) lying about fellowship, 1:6–7; (2) [...]

June 19, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, Uncategorized
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Bible Study: Persecution

  Jesus spoke of ‘persecutions’ coming upon his followers (Matt. 5:10-12; 10:23). This is best understood as the domestic hostility in family and synagogue caused by conversion to a new faith. Jesus did ‘not come to bring peace, but a [...]

June 14, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, Uncategorized
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Bible Study: Carrying each others burdens

Galatians 6:1-10 Bear One Another’s Burdens 6 Brothers, if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual should restore him in a spirit of gentleness. Keep watch on yourself, lest you too be tempted. 2 Bear one another’s burdens, and [...]

June 13, 2012 Bible Study, Blog, Uncategorized