Sermons on James

Sermons on James

Justification by Faith vs by Works (24 min)

PART 9 – Michael Penfold preaches on the distinction between justification by faith (Romans 3) and justification by works (James 2). He explains why “faith alone” in Romans is a good thing, while “faith alone” in James is a bad thing. In summary, faith alone justifies, but the faith that justifies is never alone (Message preached 6th Jan 2013)

One Sin, One Soul and One Sacrifice

Wesley Martin preaches on “One sin and its verdict” (Jas 2:10); “One soul and its value” (Luke 15:7), and “One sacrifice and its virtue” (Heb 10:12). In the course of his message he gives a sound, weighty and thoroughgoing exposition of the guilt of mankind (Message preached 12th July 2012)

The Believer and Foes (46 min)

Sandy Higgins preaches on “the believer and foes”. He expounds on the three enemies we face – the world, the flesh and the devil – from James Ch. 4. An excellent word of ministry (Message preached 18th Oct 2010)

Exposition of James Ch 5 (48 min)

David West expounds James Ch 5 – the patience of faith and the prayer of faith. He warns against the use of expressions such as “Good heavens” and “Goodness Me” in the passage on ‘swearing’ (Message preached 11th June 2009)

Exposition of James Ch 4 (41 min)

David West expounds James Ch 4. He challenges his audience in relation to humility and pride and brings to bear James’s warning not to leave God out of our words, our plans and our actions (Message preached 4th June 2009)

Exposition of James Ch 3 (43 min)

David West expounds James Ch 3 which deals with the power, potential, problem and paradox of the tongue. He gives very practical exhortations concerning gossip and the evil of sowing discord among brethren (Message preached 28th May 2009)

Exposition of James Ch 2 (47 min)

David West expounds James 2, developing the two main themes of the chapter, impartiality and the relationship between faith and works. He helpfully covers the difficult subject of “justification by works” (Message preached 14th May 2009)

Exposition of James Ch 1 (45 min)

David West introduces the Epistle of James and develops the main themes of chapter 1 – the purpose, provision and promise of God to the believer who is enduring trials and difficulties (Message preached 7th May 2009)