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James 5:13-20 Many people call the pastor to pray for every concern on their hearts, and we are to call on the elders when it's serious. However, I have heard a pastor say that he was in a church where the bowling team called him and asked why he hadn't come to pray for … Continue reading All Believers Have Power in Prayer (James 5:13-20)
James 5:13-20 I have been in ministry for over twenty years, and I can honestly say no one, even some of the toughest non-believing people I've known, have ever said no to prayer when I offer it. However, I have seen many people go through situations, sickness, dangerous surgeries, and facing life threatening disease, and … Continue reading Share Your Prayer’s & Concerns (James 5:13-20)
James 5:12 (NIV) Above all, my brothers, do not swear--not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned. Honesty is the best policy, that's what the old saying says. James is also giving wisdom that is very old, as … Continue reading Living Freely in Honesty (James 5:12)
James 5:7-11 I appreciate James' words in this passage about being patient. I think we all need the reminder to be patient from time to time. James uses the example of farmers, and I snicker. I once had a farmer tell me, "We farmers only work about six weeks a year. three weeks of … Continue reading Patient Trust in Life’s Stress (James 5:7-11)