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Grace Community Church Ramona Podcast

Mar 27, 2022

An interesting thing happens to some people as they become wealthier, they become less generous and more protective of their wealth. Even though they have more than they could ever need, they are unwilling to help others in need. Lack of care and generosity on the part of wealthy church members were two of several...

Mar 20, 2022

Amongst James’ readers were businessmen whose success seems to have led to an over confidence. Turn to James 4:13-17 and let’s read what James had to say to these members of his church. What attitude is James confronting in these businessmen? Arrogance. About what were they arrogant? They presumed to know the future...

Mar 13, 2022

It is important we correctly understand what James is addressing. James is not forbidding confronting one another's sin. If that were the case, much of James' letter would violate this prohibition. There are many Bible passages that make it clear we are our brother’s keeper.

Mar 6, 2022

As in previous chapters, James begins chapter 4 addressing a practical problem among his readers, who are, by way of reminder, Jewish believers. In chapter 3 he instructed them to avoid leaders motivated by bitter jealousy and selfish ambition (3:14-16) and to affirm leaders motivated by heavenly wisdom and...